Preparing your business for Brexit

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If you import or export goods or services to the EU, or employ EU citizens, you need to get your business ready for Brexit.

Some main points:

Business readiness events

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce events

During October 2019 Kent Invicta Chamber are running free clinics for businesses across Kent, to help you make sure you're Brexit ready.

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.

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 after a no-deal EU exit.

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 and advice for businesses exporting animals, animal products, fish, shellfish, crustaceans and fishery products on how to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Brexit Hub.