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. A Brexit deal has been agreed In principle with the EU. Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement.
If the withdrawal agreement is not signed by the UK and the EU, the UK could still leave with no deal. There are 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.
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.
- Main Brexit hub for residents and businesses
- Business Brexit Guidance help tool
- All Brexit guidance for businesses
- Preparation for a 'no-deal' Brexit
Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
The Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce website has created its own Brexit Resource Hub.
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
The FSB has produced a Small Business Brexit Pack to provide information and help with contingency planning.
Kent County Council
The county council has a Brexit resource centre, containing:
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has advice for SME businesses that transfer personal data overseas.