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Britain's exit from the EU (Brexit)

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The Transition Period

The UK left the EU on the 31 January 2020. 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.

New rules will take effect on 1 January 2021. 

You, your family or your business can take some actions now to prepare for 2021. To find the latest guidance and information on what you can do now, please go to

You can also sign up to receive email alerts about Brexit on GOV.UK: Transition Period E-mail Alerts  

1.     Preparing your business for Brexit

  • Signpost to information and advice to help businesses prepare for Brexit 

2.     Guidance for Individuals

  • Advice and information for individuals on preparing for EU Exit

3.     EU Settlement Scheme

  • Information to help you continue living, working and studying in the UK. Includes links to FREE local advice and help. 

4.     Links

  • Links to information on Brexit 



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