Last updated 17 December 2020
The UK officially left the European Union on 31 January 2020.
The government has created a tool that allows you to get a personalised list of actions for you, your family, and your business, on what you need to do before 1 January 2021.
Information for residents
The government has advised that all non-UK EU citizens must apply for the EU Settlement Scheme to make sure their rights are protected once the transition period is over.
You can find translated documents explaining the process in various languages on GOV.UK.
If you, your friends, family or neighbours are from the EU, then please apply or advise people to:
- apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, the deadline for applications is 30 June 2021
- watch a video about how to apply
Prepare your business for Brexit
The government has issued guidance on the following:
- importing goods from the EU
- exporting goods to the EU
- how employers can help EU nationals remain in the UK
The government is also hosting free webinars to help you check the new rules and understand the actions to take, view the webinars.
The Business Growth Hub has a dedicated website offering guidance, including:
- a toolkit which gives advice on dealing with imports, exports and employees after 1 January 2021
- 10 actions for businesses to consider before Brexit
You can also speak to one of their advisors through the website, who can answer any questions you may have.
Travelling in the EU
When the UK leaves the EU there will be some changes that could affect your travels. Find the latest guidance and information on what these changes are, how they could affect you, and what steps you can take to prepare.