We have published our latest letter to UK businesses that trade only with the EU, with details of important actions they need to take and changes to be aware of in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. It is our third letter to businesses on preparing for the UK leaving the EU.
The letter asks businesses to take a number of actions to prepare for no deal. These include:
There are also important updates on the way businesses trading with the EU pay import VAT and use EU VAT IT systems if we leave with no deal. You can read the full letter at Letters on 'no deal' Brexit advice for businesses only trading with the EU.
These changes do not apply to trade across the Northern Ireland-Ireland land border. We will set out information about the arrangements for trading with Ireland as soon as we can.
We have also published new guides on GOV.UK on:
The guides provide further information explaining what these changes mean for UK businesses that trade with the EU. You can find the guides at Trading with the EU if the UK leaves without a deal.
New ‘Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU’ tool
We have also published a ‘Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU’ tool to help UK businesses find out:
All businesses need to do is answer 7 simple questions to get guidance relevant to them and their sector.
You can access the tool at Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU.