Information on trading with the EU from 1 January 2020 including webinars from BEIS for businesses by sector and videos from HMRC on the changes to importing and exporting goods.
Exporting community external resources
External resources for Exporting community members.
Checklist from the UK Government to help you prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021.
The UK has left the EU and is leaving the EU single market and customs union. The end of the transition period will affect businesses and you should take action now to prepare for guaranteed changes and new rules from January 2021. To support business preparations the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is hosting free webinars to help you check the new rules and understand the actions to take.
Tool from the UK Government to look up commodity codes, duty and VAT rates.
Access the signed trade agreements and mutual recognition agreements for non-EU countries and trading blocs expected to take effect when existing EU trade agreements no longer apply to the UK, from 1 January 2021. Updated regularly as discussions progress.
Handy decision trees from HM Government on the importing and exporting processes from January 2021.
Advice on how to expand a business overseas covering topics ranging from creating an export plan to managing payment for export orders.
Advice on what to include in a well structured business plan for exporting that will show banks, investors or partners that you are serious and have realistic and achievable goals. Published as part of the Exporting is Great website.
The transition period after Brexit ends in December and new rules apply from January 2021. Use this tool to get a personalised list of actions for you and your business. You can also sign up for emails to get updates for what you need to do.
Advice on how to research and understand export markets; visit markets to carry out research; and use trade shows to access customers, analyse the competition and assess demand.