EU exit: UK business transition

The UK has now left the EU, and the transition period has ended The UK and the EU have agreed a Trade and Cooperation Agreement governing future trade relations from 1 January 2021. New rules began on 1 January and will affect Southampton businesses. This page collates carefully selected information to help businesses remain up to date with changes and new rules from January 2021.

Check what you need to do differently and make sure your business adapts to the new rules:

  1. Use the Brexit checker to check what actions your business needs to take
  2. Sign up for email updates from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  3. Access support from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (‘Solent LEP’).
  4. Check EEA/Swiss colleagues know about the EU Settlement Scheme

Next, see Conducting business in the EU post-transition.