Week 10 – Preparing for 2021 and Brexit

Week 10 New
  • 1st January 2021

Many SMEs are unaware that there are some key things they need to do before the end of the year to ensure they can continue to trade from 1st January 2021.

The UK left the EU on Friday 31st January 2020. There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements.

From 1st January 2021 there are some significant implications for SMEs.

There are many guides, tools and checklists available to help you. The online government tool Check how to get ready for new rules in 2021 will guide you through a series of questions and provide you with a list of results to support you getting ready for the new rules.

Here to Help

To help SMEs prepare for Brexit, we have produced some useful materials including:

If you would like to have some one-to-one tailored advice and guidance, please do get in touch.

For further information about Brexit and for useful links and resources please visit our hub page.


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