EU Exit Business Readiness Weekly Bulletin

This is the latest in a series of business readiness bulletins, aimed at keeping trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries up to date on the latest information and guidance for business on the UK exiting the EU

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum 

The next Forum will be this week at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on Thursday 8 August, with remote participation available via WebEx. Invites with further details have been sent to relevant organisations under a separate cover.  Please see BRF Agenda  for information.  The presentation and Q&A will be included in the next bulletin. The next forum will be on Thursday 12 September, further details will be sent to relevant organisations under a separate cover nearer the time.

If there is anything in particular that you would find useful for the upcoming forum, please share your thoughts  via sed@beis.gov.uk 

 

Importing and Exporting

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and the Animal and Plant Health Agency have issued guidance on plant passports to trade plants in the EU. How growers and traders can get authorised to issue plant passports, when you need to be authorised and the plants that need passports.  Update – protected zones, and plants which must have passports in protected zones document updated.

Department for International Trade have provided guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to India if we leave the EU with no deal. Update – updated with link to new export guide for India on great.gov.uk and link to Overseas Business Risk report: Exporting to India after Brexit if there’s no deal

Department for International Trade have provided Guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Norway if we leave the EU with no deal. Update – updated with link to new export guide for Norway on great.gov.uk and link to Overseas Business Risk report: Exporting to Norway after Brexit if there’s no deal

Department for International Trade have provided guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Australia if we leave the EU with no deal. Update – updated with link to new export guide for Australia on great.gov.uk and link to Overseas Business Risk report: Exporting to Australia after Brexit if there’s no deal

Department for International Trade have provided guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Switzerland if we leave the EU with no deal. Update – updated with link to new export guide for Switzerland on great.gov.uk and link to Overseas Business Risk report: Exporting to Switzerland after Brexit if there’s no deal

Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Office has published guidance on exhaustion of intellectual property rights if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights 

Other

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have updated the terms of reference and membership for the group, which discusses research and innovation policy in the light of the UK’s exit from the EU. Update –  membership updated: EU exit, universities, research and innovation: stakeholder working group

Business Support

Triage Tool

GOV.UK has an online tool to help businesses prepare for the UK leaving the EU. Businesses can use the Triage Tool to find out:

  • what their business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU                                          
  • what’s changing in their sector
  • information on specific rules and regulations

Businesses will need to answer 7 simple questions to get guidance relevant to their business.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Sector Primers

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Sector Primers

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

DCMS have issued new guidance on what to expect on day one of a 'no deal' scenario if you’re a creative business, small arts organisation or sports organisation that currently travels only to the EU, such as:

  • touring professional choir
  • touring chamber orchestra
  • touring string quartet
  • small touring ballet company
  • small touring theatre company
  • school football team
  • amateur sports team
  • pop or rock band

Check what you need to do.

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