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Brexit guidance for small businesses



The terms of the UK’s exit from the European Union remain unclear. One scenario, that of a ‘no deal’ on 31 October remains a possibility. This potential outcome would have a significant impact on many smaller businesses.

Our hub is designed to support small businesses and the self-employed to prepare for a possible no deal scenario on 31 October 2019. The hub contains and signposts you to information, designed to be practical in nature, to help you to prepare.

We will be updating the hub regularly with more information being added each week. Guidance currently available:



Our guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Do you import from the EU?

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Do you export to the EU?

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Do you export services to the EU?

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Do you employ staff from the EU?

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Do you transfer data to/from the EU?

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Further support

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Brexit Timeline

A timeline of the key events taking the United Kingdom towards exiting the European Union.

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Brexit Webinars

As the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the European Union reach a head, FSB's magazine First Voice provides a step-by-step guide for UK businesses across all sectors.

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Key Resources and Links

Can't find the answers you're looking for? Take a look at our resources page which signposts more information and is updated regularly.