Following the signing of the UK – EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement, there are new rules for businesses which came into force on 1 January 2021 which require immediate action.
Act now to comply with new rules
Read an overview of key actions, supporting guidance, helpline numbers and FAQs
Read the top five actions for businesses in each of the following sectors: Aerospace, automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer goods, electronics and machinery, life sciences, metals and materials, professional business services and retail.
You should visit gov.uk/transition where you can use the checker tool to quickly identify the actions that your business needs to take. The checker tool will ask you questions about your business and provide all the information you need to be aware of such as new rules on:
- Importing and Exporting
- Moving goods to and from Northern Ireland including Trader Support Service
- Travelling abroad for work
- Hiring staff from the EU
You can also
- Sign up to receive updates on the specific actions you need to take once you’ve used the checker tool at gov.uk/transition
- Sign up to receive the regular Business Readiness Transition Bulletin – an email newsletter providing information on major announcements and recently published guidance
- Access BEIS Webinars across a range of topics which will be available on gov.uk in January 2021. They will provide specific advice on how businesses can ensure they comply with the new rules.