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 Friday 29 March, 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.
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 Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce website has created its own Brexit Hub.
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.
The FSB provides a range of information aimed at smaller businesses, with a Brexit introduction on their website.
The county council has provided advice for businesses in general, and specifically for food businesses:
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.