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Brexit

Prepare-for-Brexit

The uncertainty surrounding Brexit can be make it extremely difficult for businesses to plan for the future. The Growth Hub has collected a range of resources developed by Government and private sector organisations which can help businesses in the Humber region plan for the various Brexit scenarios they may face.

 

You can use this tool to find out:

  • what your business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU
  • what’s changing in your industry
  • information on specific rules and regulations

Use the HM Government Tool 

Information from the European Commission

Information about the impact of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU in the area of customs and taxation and the customs union.Unless a ratified withdrawal agreement establishes another date, the United Kingdom will become a ‘third country’ as of 30 March 2019, towards the rest of the EU countries.

EU Taxation and customs union details

Details from the Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses have put together Small Business Brexit Pack which gives information to small businesses on how they should prepare for the impact of leaving the EU.One of the purposes of this pack is to clearly set out what smaller businesses should be thinking about in the event of a disorderly no-deal scenario. The decision on when to enact a contingency plan is a matter for each individual business.The FSB believes all smaller businesses should now be acting to mitigate the consequences of a no-deal scenario

Small Business Pack

Details from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) 

The ICO have information on how personal data will continue to flow after Brexit between the UK and the EU.In a ‘no deal’ situation the UK Government has already made clear its intention to enable data to flow from the UK to EEA countries without any additional measures. But transfers of personal data from the EEA to the UK will be affected.

Personal Data flow

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Checklist

The BCC has created a checklist has to help businesses consider the changes that Brexit may bring to their businesses, and to help business planning at both operational and Board levels.The BCC believe that all firms – not just those directly and immediately affected – should be undertaking a Brexit ‘health check’, and a broader test of existing business plans. Time spent thinking through the changes that Brexit may bring to your firm could yield real dividends in future. The checklist helps you perform a health check for your business.

The BCC Checklist

Contact a Growth Hub Business Advisor

If you need help for your business with issues surrounding Brexit then our business advisors are here to offer you free help and advice.

Contact your local Growth Hub Business Advisor

Survey

We would like to know if BREXIT will have any impact on your business and if you have any plans in place for when the UK leaves the EU. Please complete our survey and we will feed back information to HM Government.

Brexit Survey