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Brexit guidance for businesses

This page contains guidance for businesses on key points regarding Britain's exit from the European Union. Further business advice is available from GOV.UK on the Brexit Transition.

You can also access information from the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) website, or you can get in touch with our Economic Development Team to discuss the support available for your business.

To access the latest Brexit Transition information, you can sign up for email updates from GOV.UK.

Settlement Scheme for employers

If you're an employer, the Government has produced an Employer Toolkit to help you explain the EU settlement scheme to your employees. The toolkit contains a range of ready to use leaflets and posters. You might also find information from trade organisations or bodies such as the Federation for Small Businesses useful.

Employing EU citizens

See guidance from central government about changes to the movement of people, settled status and qualifications.

Exporting and importing

The Brexit Transition information on GOV.UK holds information about business imports and exports from 1 January 2021. 

Food standards

The Food Standards Agency has also produced guidance on preparing your business after the Brexit Transition ends.

GDPR Personal Data

There are potential impacts on international transfers of personal data, or for data hosted in the EEA, in the event of a no-deal. More details are available from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), or from the central government website.