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The latest guidance on brexit

For the latest guidance and information on Brexit, how it could affect you, and what steps you can take to prepare, go to

Guidance for individuals

The UK Government has published information to assist individuals prepare for EU Exit which covers:

  • Visiting Europe after Brexit – Passports, driving and travel, EHIC cards, pets and mobile roaming fees
  • Work – Workplace rights and working in the EU
  • Environment – Environmental standards and food labels
  • Business and Industry – Consumer rights, banking and selling online
  • Education, training and skills – Studying abroad and Erasmus+

There is different guidance available for EU citizens in the UK and UK citizens in the EU.

Settled Status: Continue to live in the UK after it leaves the EU

If you are an EU citizen, find out more about the EU Settlement Scheme, including how and when you need to apply by visiting the GOV.UK pages.

A step-by-step guide of how to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status) is avaialble on the website. The guide also shows the support available to help with applications, including a list of ID scanner locations for those not wanting to use the smartphone Apps available.

Assisted Digital support to use the EU Settlement Scheme online application form is also availalable if you’re in the UK and do not have the appropriate access, skills or confidence to complete the form.

Advice for businesses

Even if your organisation does not have an up-to-date business continuity plan, it’s essential that you run through business continuity processes in the run-up to Brexit.

Any consideration of business continuity should focus on any likely disruption and potential congestion that could result from Britain leaving the EU with no deal.

  • Check your business continuity plans to mitigate possible disruption.
  • Consider any risks to your supply chains.
  • Consider any changes to tariffs and arrangements for export and imports of goods and services.
  • Make contingency plans for keeping your business operating.

Leaving the EU means your business may need to prepare for change.

Help is at hand through advice from the following organisations:


Other useful information

Organisations providing community support


Keeping you informed

The council will keep local people informed of any impact to its services and the wider Borough. These web pages will be kept up to date with the latest information and links to other key agencies.

The council will use this website and the following social media channels to keep residents informed:

Get email alerts

You can sign up for email alerts about EU Exit on all GOV.UK pages