Brexit guidance

As a council we have been working for some time on identifying the potential impacts and opportunities which a 'no deal' Brexit scenario could present to the delivery of council services, and to our residents and businesses. With the UK set to leave the EU on Thursday 31 October, there are still many ways in which you can prepare your business for the future and below is a list of information sources that will assist you. Our Business News section will also be updated with further details and advice on what assistance is available.

UK government

The UK government website provides the most up to date information on Brexit, with specific advice on a ‘no deal’ situation, business guidance and much more:

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has also published an update on EU Exit preparation and launched the business readiness website.

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

The Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce website has created its own Brexit Hub.

British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)

The BCC is helping businesses to consider how they can plan for the future. Visit the Brexit page of the BCC website for more information.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

The FSB provides a range of information aimed at smaller businesses, with a Brexit introduction on their website.

Kent County Council

The county council has provided advice for businesses:

Other useful links

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has a blog on how they can help businesses, particularly SMEs that transfer personal data overseas, to prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit.