The Chamber Network is focused on the practicalities of Brexit for business communities across the UK.
As the UK approaches its departure from the EU, its crucial that businesses are doing all they can to prepare for the future. We have put together resources to help businesses plan for the change.
Visit the Preparing for Brexit page to find out how your firm can be ready to face the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Over the last two and a half years, Brexit has contained numerous twists and turns in Westminster and Brussels. In that time, we have focused on getting answers to practical questions about future trading conditions and evaluating what the political process actually means for critical business issues.
Preparing For Brexit
Is your business looking for advice on preparing for Brexit? Learn how we can help firms plan for the future.
Since the EU referendum in June 2016, business communities across the UK have faced unprecedented levels of uncertainty about trading conditions in the future. While the final outcome of the Brexit process remains unclear, we are encouraging companies of all sizes and sectors to consider how they may be affected.
The Business Brexit Checklist will help companies consider the changes that Brexit may bring, and help to plan at both operational and Board level.
Prepare for EU Exit: Take a look at the useful information that the Government has released to find out how to prepare and the steps you may need to take.
Following the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement, we have put together a FAQ on the agreement and the likely next steps in the process.
The Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, set out in a blog how the ICO is helping businesses, particularly SMEs, prepare for a possible no deal Brexit.
The ICO has also published new guidance and practical tools to help organisations understand the implications in the event of no deal being reached, and to help them plan ahead. These comprise of a Six Steps to Take guide and broader guidance.
Read about the latest research and analysis on the impact of Brexit and what the political process means in practical terms for firms.
UK government preparations.
Information about EU Exit and guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if the UK leaves the EU with a no deal.
Agriculture and food (.pdf) | Agriculture and food (video)
Arts, sports & culture (.pdf) | Arts, sports & culture (video)
Automotive (.pdf) | Automotive (video)
Chemicals (.pdf) | Chemicals (video)
Hauliers (.pdf) | Hauliers (video)
Intermediaries (.pdf) | Intermediaries (video)
Pharmaceuticals (.pdf) | Pharmaceuticals (video)
Retail (.pdf) | Retail (video)
Requirements for UK commercial drivers in Europe after the UK leaves the EU.
In the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019, commercial drivers will need extra documentation to drive in the EU and EEA.