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Advice for businesses

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The official EU Exit website provides the latest advice on:

  • employing EU citizens
  • importing, exporting and transporting
  • operating in the EU
  • regulation and standards for goods and products
  • using personal data
  • European and domestic funding
  • intellectual property
  • energy and climate
  • public sector procurement.

Business events

BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) events

BEIS are running Brexit preparedness events around the UK for businesses. At these events subject matter experts will give you business-focussed advice.

Register for BEIS events

Trading with the EU after Brexit

If your business trades with the EU, you'll need to register online for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number.

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has written to all businesses who trade with the EU to explain how Binding Tariff Information (BTI) will change after Brexit.

Download a pack of resources on preparing for changes at the UK border.

Currently, it is not anticipated that there will be any change to UK laws on food, product safety or consumer rights when the UK leaves the EU.

Read the government advice for food businesses that export to the EU.

Employing EU citizens

Read the latest information for employers with EU staff and how you can help them apply for settled status.

General advice and support for businesses