Brexit Update

UKLA Brexit guidance updated as at 6th June 2019

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy guidance on how companies can comply with UK accounting and reporting requirements after the UK leaves the EU: Accounting if there’s no Brexit deal

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy guidance on what audit firms, auditors, and those with an audit qualification should do to prepare before the UK leaves the EU: Auditing if there’s no Brexit deal

Department for Transport updated guidance on what truck and lorry drivers from the UK may need to do to drive in the EU and EEA if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019: Prepare to drive in the EU after Brexit: lorry and goods vehicle drivers

Home Office updated information on the locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations

The Department for International Trade updated information on maintaining continuity in the trade relationships between the UK and the CARIFORUM states (references have been updated to the EU Exit date and to the number of countries who have signed the agreement): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the CARIFORUM states: parliamentary report

Department for International Trade guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Papua New Guinea if we leave the EU with no deal: Exporting to Papua New Guinea after EU Exit

Department for International Trade guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Malta if we leave the EU with no deal: Exporting to Malta after EU Exit

Brexit Update as at 31 May 2019

Department for International Trade has a list of the trade and mutual recognition agreements the UK has signed with non-EU countries. Update – the Andean countries (Columbia, Peru, Ecuador) have been added to the list: Signed UK trade agreements transitioned from the EU

Information on the ‘Written Confirmation’ process, for active substances manufactured in the United Kingdom (UK) that will be adopted in a no deal scenario. Update published an updated Register of Written Confirmations for UK Active Substance Manufacturers: Exporting active substance manufactured in the UK in a no deal scenario

Home Office update on the locations where EU citizens applying for the UK Settlement scheme can go to get their biometric ID document scanned if they do not have an Android device with near field communication: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations.

 Triage Tool

GOV.UK has an online tool to help businesses prepare for the UK leaving the EU. Businesses can use the Triage Tool to find out: 

  • what business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU
  • what’s changing in their sector
  • information on specific rules and regulations

Businesses will need to answer 7 simple questions to get guidance relevant to their business.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – Sector Primers

These sector primers aim to bring together on one webpage the top 3 – 5 issues for each sector and provide guidance.  The primers link through to more detailed material elsewhere on GOV.UK. A final batch have now been published.

Chemicals: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-chemicals-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit

Oil and Gas Production: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/oil-and-gas-production-and-preparing-for-eu-exit

EORI NUMBERS IN THE EVENT OF NO DEAL

Businesses will need a UK EORI number to trade goods into and out of the UK in the event of a no deal. The Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number starts with GB but will not be needed to trade between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-a-uk-eori-number-to-trade-within-the-eu

UK REACH in the event of a no deal

UK REACH AFTER A NO DEAL EXIT

The UK Government has issued the following guidance in the event of a No Deal exit.

HSE guidance on UK REACH https://www.hse.gov.uk/brexit/uk-reach-additional-guidance.pdf

The planned IT system for UK REACH https://www.hse.gov.uk/brexit/uk-reach-it-guidance.pdf

Exporting after EU Exit if there’s no deal – country by country

UK Government has published a series of advice about exporting goods and services from the UK in the event of a no deal.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/exporting-after-eu-exit-country-by-country?utm_source=59e13512-55cc-4fae-8662-36c8ea52f4db&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate