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Prepare for the EU exit

Find tools to help you prepare for EU exit.

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Information about the BEST Growth Hub
  • How to contact the HMRC Helpline
  • Information about EU Exit and You
  • Some other useful links relating to the EU exit

The UK's Exit from the EU: information, help and guidance for business

Whether it's directly or indirectly through supply chains, the UK's exit from the EU represents the biggest change to business in generations.  It will affect virtually every aspect of business.  Much preparation has been done by Government but it will take time for processes and procedures to settle.  

01 January 2021 will see the end of the transition period and the UK will no longer be affiliated to the European Union in any way.  

There are four sources of reliable information, help and guidance for your business:

  1. The BEST Growth Hub is the central resource for advice about the UK leaving the EU in Essex.
  2. You can also sign up for EU exit advice from the Government directly into your inbox.
  3. The Essex Chambers of Commerce is highly experienced in international trade, providing training, events and documentation advice.
  4. If Brexit is making you think about the future direction of your business in terms of your products/services and the markets they serve, then maybe the Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) can help.  With almost 40 years' experience in providing expert information, advice and guidance to entrepreneurs of all kinds, Colbea is strongly placed to give you reliable and objective help - and it's free!

The BEST Growth Hub

The BEST (Business Essex, Southend and Thurrock) Growth Hub aims to help your business to identify and realise its potential with free business support for growth.

Check out their BEST Growth website for information about how leaving the EU may affect your business, including:

If you would like to speak to someone locally, about how your business can prepare, then contact BEST Growth Hub.

Email: info@BESTGrowthHub.org.uk 

Telephone: 01702 417765 to speak to a Business Navigator who can signpost you to the relevant information for your business.

 

EU Exit and You

Essex County Council have brought together specific topics that may be useful, including:

The UK Government has a dedicated website offering advice and guidance to help businesses and organisations to prepare for when UK leaves the EU.

Find out more about the EU exit and You

If you would like to speak to someone locally, about how your business can prepare, then contact BEST Growth Hub.

Email: info@BESTGrowthHub.org.uk 

Telephone: 01702 417765 to speak to a Business Navigator who can signpost you to the relevant information for your business.

 

The HMRC Helpline

You can contact the HMRC’s helpline to receive information about importing and exporting goods after Brexit.

Telephone: 0300 3301 331
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

 

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