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Preparing for Brexit

Leaving the EU will result in a number of changes that will affect businesses and individual citizens. Below are some helpful links which provide more information about those changes.

Individuals

For individual citizens there are potential Brexit ramifications around visiting Europe, workplace rights, environmental standards and food labels, consumer rights, banking, selling online and studying abroad.

For more information, please visit www.gov.uk/prepare-eu-exit.

If you are a UK national in the EU, or an EU citizen in the UK, more information is also available at https://euexit.campaign.gov.uk  

EU Settlement Scheme advice

If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after Brexit beyond 2020.

Tamworth Citizen's Advice service is providing practical support to vulnerable EU, EEA and Swiss citizens (and their non - EU family members) through information-giving, advice and provision of technology and assistance to help them make a scheme application by the 30th June 2021. Self-referrals can come through the local number 01827 909101 or email euss@citizensadvicemidmercia.org.uk.

To find out more about this scheme visit our website: www.citizensadvicemidmercia.org.uk/euss/

Businesses

Is your business Brexit-ready? The Government has produced comprehensive pages about preparing your business for Brexit, which include a range of topics such as employing citizens, importing, exporting and transporting, regulations and standards and energy and climate. For more information please visit https://euexitbusiness.campaign.gov.uk

Here you will be able to source information from our partners including:

  • Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
  • Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce
  • GOV.uk
  • British Chambers of Commerce
  • Federation of Small Businesses