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Preparing for Brexit

Advice about Brexit for businesses, organisations, schools, colleges, individuals and families.

Preparing your business or organisation for Brexit

It's important you're as prepared as possible, understand the potential impact of Brexit and have considered the measures you need to take to ensure your organisation continues to run smoothly.

Whether your business is small or large, operates entirely within Derbyshire or imports or exports goods, you need to know how best to prepare for Brexit.

Here are some of the places you can get expert support and advice:

Government advice

The government have produced an online tool providing advice for all types of businesses.

You'll need to answer 7 simple questions to get guidance tailored to your business or organisation about

  • what your business or organisation may need to do to prepare for Brexit
  • what's changing in your industry
  • information on specific rules and regulations

You can also sign up to get regular email alerts from the government about Brexit specifically for your type of business .

The government’s Brexit import and export helpline: 0300 3301 331 has been launched to provide up-to-date signposting and guidance to help businesses prepare for Brexit through a single point of enquiry. The helpline will primarily support traders and hauliers who have questions about goods crossing the UK / EU border.

D2N2 Growth Hub

D2N2 is the local enterprise partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

The Growth Hub is one of the key activities provided by the LEP and provides expert support and guidance, direct to local businesses.

The D2N2 Growth Hub have support and advice for local businesses about the impacts of exiting the EU.

You can also sign up for news about forthcoming local events and workshops for businesses, some of which are about Brexit.

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

The East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) has extensive information about Brexit on its website.

During October the Chamber is running a series of Brexit readiness events across the region which are open to both members and non-members.

Preparing your school or college for Brexit

Schools and colleges in Derbyshire should have received communications from the government about issues to consider and how best to prepare.

The government has guidance for schools and colleges on preparing for Brexit.

Information for individuals and families

The government website is the source of up-to-date advice and informationif you're:

  • visiting the EU post-Brexit
  • an EU citizen living in the UK
  • a UK national living abroad

You can also sign up to get email alerts from the government about Brexit tailored to your individual circumstances.