The UK transition:
Useful Checker Tool
The UK Government has launched a public information campaign to give everyone the facts about the new rules which came into force on 1 January 2021 and the actions you need to take now to keep your business moving. A straightforward checker tool at gov.uk/transition will quickly identify the specific steps any business or individual needs to take now to comply with these new rules
You need to take action now if you're:
- importing goods into the UK
- exporting goods from the UK
- travelling to the EU
- living and working in the EU
- staying in the UK if you're an EU citizen
For more details on what you might need to do follow link here.
Further support can be found on Berkshire Business Growth Hub website here.
Grant to Support SME's Available
SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications. From yesterday (15 March), smaller businesses can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them adapt to new customs and tax rules when trading with the EU. See link here for more details.
Free webinars and advice clinics
During these challenging times, Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub and its partners as well as government departments are offering a series of free online webinars and advice clinics to help business owners access the support they need.
See here link to Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub webinars
See here link to .Gov webinars
New video explainers on doing business with Europe
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a series of new, on demand videos to help businesses familiarise themselves with the new rules and the actions they should take. Businesses can find out more about 18 topics, including importing and exporting, trade, data, and audit and accounting.
Register now to immediately access the video content.