The BREXIT transition period is running out and businesses need to be prepared for the changes they will face from 1st January 2021.

You need to act now. The new rules affect citizens, businesses and travel to the EU. Make sure you’re ready for the end of the Brexit transition.

For more information, please visit the UK Government dedicated webpage.

Read our blog, which provides a summary of key points for you to consider.

Additional support links:

UK Transition campaign: local communications toolkit

Trader Support Service (TSS)

TSS Traders or carriers that move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland need to register for the Trader Support Service, otherwise they will not be able to move goods between the regions from 1 January 2021.

The Trader Support Service will raise declarations on behalf of traders and carriers for free. Training and support is available now.

The Office for Product Safety and Standards published guidance to help businesses comply with regulations as the transition period ends. The guidance is here.

Defra – a digital guide for food and drink businesses.

Webinars/online support:

UK Gov are holding webinars throughout December for UK businesses who import and export goods.  Details here.

UK Government have uploaded their various business preparedness webinars here.

UK Government have produced a Partnership Pack ensuring personal data can continue to flow lawfully from 1 January 2021.  The pack includes key messages, as well as creative content for social media, websites, blogs plus much more.   Click here to find out more.

The Minstry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have created a signposting document, along with the WLGA.  To access, click here.

UK Government have published a new service where HGV drives can apply for a Kent Access Permit and check they have the paperwork they need to cross the border via the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel.  Details can be found here.