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Free Get Ready for Brexit events

As part of its Get Ready for Brexit campaign, the UK Government is running a series of free ‘Get ready for Brexit’ business readiness events across the country during September and October, offering businesses help and advice on how to prepare for Brexit. These free events will be visiting all parts of the country, allowing businesses to meet government advisers to discuss what…

Simplified Import Procedures

HM Revenue & Customs have provided details on how you can find out if they can register to use simplified transitional procedures for goods you are bringing into the UK from the EU. Update – agents section updated to clarify that when an agent acts as a direct representative of a trader registered for transitional simplified procedure…

Ecommerce Directive

Ecommerce Directive – If you provide online services within the European Economic Area (EEA), they may have to newly comply with rules governing online activities within these countries if there is a no deal Brexit. For more information please read our no deal guidance on the eCommerce Directive. If they hold a .eu domain name, or…

Apply for grants if your business completes customs declarations

Applications have reopened for the training and IT improvements grants: Apply for grants if your business completes customs declarations HM Revenue and Customs have provided information on grants businesses can apply for to get funding for training and IT improvements if a business completes customs declarations.

EORI Number Update 

EORI Number Update  - Last week the Chancellor announced that as many traders as possible will be automatically allocated an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number to enable them to trade smoothly once the UK leaves the EU on 31 October. Every business will need an EORI number to move goods into or out of the EU after…

Brexit Business Readiness Forum 19 September

The next Brexit Business Readiness Forum will be held at BEIS in the Conference Centre and broadcast via Webex at 2:15pm Thursday 19 September. If you would like to sign up to the forum and attend in person, please register The password is Autumn. If you are unable to attend in person and would like…

Exporting controlled goods after BREXIT

Department for International Trade have provided guidance explaining what will change for exporters of controlled goods if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Update – Exporting controlled goods after Brexit

The Customs Import Duty Regulations Update

HMRC have provided the draft text of notices that will be made under the provisions of The Customs Import Duty (EU Exit) Regulations. Draft notices to be made under The Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Public Procurement

Department for International Trade have provided information about the UK’s participation in the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) if there’s a no-deal Brexit: Bidding for overseas contracts: what to expect if there’s a no-deal Brexit

Geo-blocking and online content

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have published guidance on geo-blocking of online content after Brexit and how restricting access to online content between the UK and EU will be regulated if there’s a no-deal Brexit. Geo-blocking and online content after Brexit.