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 www.gov.uk/brexit
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+
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 gov.uk 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:
- The Federation of Small Businesses has developed a Small Business Brexit Pack
- The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce advises how it is seeking to influence any changes here and a checklist to ensure your business can prepare for changes
- D2N2, The Local Enterprise Partership for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, have also created a resource for businesses around Brexit: http://www.d2n2lep.org/Brexit
- See the detailed information and advice from Government about how to prepare your business for EU Exit
- Nottinghamshire County Council’s Trading Standards team can provide advice on Brexit and your products and services, including on changes to new UK conformity marks. More Trading Standards Brexit .
Other useful information
- EU Settlement Scheme guidance
- Access assisted digital support
- ID document scanner locations
- Sign up to receive EU Citizen Email Alerts from the Home Office
- Sign up to receive the Community Bulletin
- European Temporary Leave to Remain Guidance
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