There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements.
The current rules on trade, travel, and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition period.
Check for barriers to trading and investing abroad including things that could slow down, stop or raise costs for UK companies doing business in a specific country
This programme aims to ensure that businesses in the East Midlands are informed and prepared to deal with any challenges that may result from the UK’s departure from the European Union, as well as to help them spot and capitalise upon opportunities that may result.
The Programme offers a range of services to businesses:
Building Business Resilience
Getting Ready Briefings
Making Sense of the Next Steps seminars
Sector Opportunity Briefings and Workshops
The RESTART programme, run by The Export Department, provides a mixture of coaching and 'hands-on' support, uniquely tailored to participating businesses as they prepare to resume trading.
The aim of RESTART is to ensure that local businesses not only emerge more resilient from this crisis but are also optimally equipped to capitalise on the opportunities presented to them once the ‘green light’ is given and business can resume.
The programme consists of a mix of webinars and one to one support which can be found here.
The SME Brexit Support Fund
The SME Brexit Support Fund provides grants of up to £2000 to businesses with up to 500 employees and no more than £100m annual turnover.
There are two types of grants:
Grant for Training:
Grant for Professional Advice: Helping your business meet its customs, excise, import VAT or safety and security declaration requirements.
Applications will close on 30th June 2021 or earlier, if all funding is allocated before this date.
Download the below flyers for EU Transition Information:
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