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Impact of Brexit by industry sector - all reports

This page contains a list of externally produced resources which consider the impact of the decision to leave the EU on individual industry sectors. The selection includes reports on potential issues/opportunities, forecasts and studies on related issues.

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Keep your business moving: Video explainers on new rules for doing business with EU

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Suite of on-demand short videos from UK government for businesses on importing, exporting, rules of origin, tariffs, providing services to EU markets, Northern Ireland, data handling, hiring staff, and selling goods. Sector-specific videos also cover chemicals regulations, IP, emissions, waste, and Horizon funding. Free registration required.

Executive survey 2021: Building agility in manufacturing

Make UK 11 January 2021

Survey from Make UK, in association with PwC, exploring what the business landscape will look like for UK manufacturers over the next 12 months. Includes key risks and investment opportunities now that the UK has left the EU.

New guidance and information for industry from the MHRA

GOV.UK 1 January 2021

Guidance from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for industry and organisations to follow from 1 January 2021. Areas covered include clinical trials, devices, importing and exporting, IT systems, legislation, licensing, pharmacovigilance and paediatrics.

Food and drink businesses: working with the EU

GOV.UK 31 December 2020

Guidance from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for food and drink businesses on working with the EU from 1 January 2021. Areas covered include food labelling, importing and exporting, marketing standards, non-harmonised food products, employees and data protection.

Air, sea, road and rail transport between the UK and EU

GOV.UK 31 December 2020

Guidance published by GOV.UK for those working in the transport sector or travelling to the EU from 1 January 2021. Areas covered include: Bus and coach businesses and drivers; Freight, road transport businesses and commercial drivers; Visiting or living in the EU; Aviation and flying; Maritime and shipping; Rail.

Metals and other materials sector: end of transition period guidance

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Guidance for the metals and materials sectors on new rules from 1 January 2021. It covers importing and exporting, selling goods, trading with the EU, workforce, providing services, R&D funding, regulations, IP, and the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Retail sector: end of transition period guidance

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Guidance for the retail sector on new rules from 1 January 2021. It covers importing and exporting, selling goods, trading with the EU, workforce, providing services, R&D funding, regulations, and the Northern Ireland Protocol.

The impact to financial services firms of the Brexit deal – EY comment

EY

Commentary and analysis of how the trade agreement may affect the financial services sector, highlighting four key areas of regulatory focus for firms: cross-border access, protective vs open policies, capital and frictional costs, and co-operation on the supervision of large groups and global policy forums.

End of Brexit transition: Fisheries

House of Commons Library 21 December 2020

Briefing paper from the House of Commons Library providing an overview of some of the changes that will take place on 1 January 2021 with regards to fisheries. Includes changes that will happen regardless of any negotiation outcome, and how UK fisheries may be affected in the event of a deal or a no deal scenario.

End of Brexit transition: Transport

House of Commons Library 18 December 2020

Briefing paper from the House of Commons Library. Provides analysis of the impacts on the aviation and road haulage sectors at the end of the transition period whether the UK and EU enter into an agreement or not.

Brexit update for aviation

Norton Rose Fulbright 16 December 2020

Article from Norton Rose Fulbright on the impact of Brexit on the aviation sector. Discusses the EU contingency legislation, as well as other issues such as air traffic rights with third countries and the UK’s approach to emissions regulation.

Brexit-related guidance for companies

EMA

Updated guidance from the European Medicines Agency for pharmaceutical companies on centrally authorised products, nationally authorised products, Brexit-related type IA and IB variations, and the transition period.

Preparing for Brexit – exporting and importing cut flowers

International Association of Horticultural Producers 4 December 2020

Webinar held on 4th December looking at possible scenarios resulting from Brexit for the international trade of cut flowers and challenges and opportunities for enterprises. Presented by the World Horti Center, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and FloraCulture International magazine.

Brexit preparedness webinar

Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association 3 December 2020

Webinar held on 3 December from the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association providing the latest updates on the Brexit negotiations and a preparedness check for companies and products for 1 January 2021.

Preparing for Brexit – exporting and importing plants, trees, and bulbs

International Association of Horticultural Producers 2 December 2020

Webinar held on 2nd December looking at possible scenarios resulting from Brexit for the international trade of plants, trees and bulbs and opportunities for enterprises. Presented by the World Horti Center, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and FloraCulture International magazine.

Agricultural transition plan 2021 to 2024

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 30 November 2020

Policy paper from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs setting out the changes that will be made to agricultural policy in England from 1 January 2021. It also covers what these changes will mean for farmers and land managers.

EU exit: food, farming and agriculture

AHDB

A collection of news, insights, guidance and technical advice from the AHDB to help the agri-food industry prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period.

The arts after Brexit: the impact of the UK's departure from the EU on its cultural relations with EU members states

The University of Manchester November 2020

Study conducted by researchers at the University of Manchester, in conjunction with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy, of the impacts of Brexit on the health, confidence, and sustainability of the UK arts and cultural sector. Provides a provisional assessment of the emotional, creative and financial impacts of Brexit and outlines how institutions have reacted to the referendum result and prepared themselves for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

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