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Preparing for Brexit

Resources and advice to support businesses preparing for Brexit


We are here to support businesses across the M3 corridor with the information and tools needed to prepare for Brexit. 

We've put together some of the best resources currently available to advise businesses and over the coming months we will be running Brexit events across the M3 corridor to provide further information and support. 

Check back for updates or contact us to be added to our event distribution list, or for any questions. 


EU and UK Trademarks

In the event of no-deal, then it seems EU Trademarks will nolonger provide trademark protection in the UK.

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Data protection and Brexit

Guidance and resources for organisations after Brexit from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest.

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Brexit and the Voluntary Sector

This factsheet sets out themain Brexit considerations for voluntary organisations in the UK as well as practical steps youcan take to prepare for the post-Brexit environment.

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International data transfers

The GDPR provides rules setting out when and how a transfer of personal data protected by the GDPR to outside of that protection may take place; this is usually because the data is moving to countries outside the EEA (a restricted transfer).

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LGA's Brexit Advice Hub

The LGA now has a Brexit Advice Hub for Local Government, where you can find government guidance on 'no deal' planning, guidance for businesses, EU Settlement Scheme, EU funding etc. To access the Hub click here.

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Preparing for EU exit - BEIS update

What is BEIS doing to prepare businesses? The government is taking the steps to prepare for the UK leaving the European Union and is working to ensure that businesses have the information they need to prepare.

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Brexit FAQs from British Chamber of Commerce

Following the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement, the British Chamber of Commerce has put together a FAQ on the agreement and the likely next steps in the process.

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Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration

The British Chambers of Commerce has analysed the level of clarity for business that the proposed Brexit UK Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration agreements provide. Read their insights here.

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HMRC Letters on 'No Deal' Brexit Advice - Trading with EU and Rest of World

HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and the rest of the world, how to prepare for changes to customs, excise and VAT if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

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IP and Brexit

This guide offers information on the future of intellectual property (IP) laws following the decision that the UK will leave the European Union (EU).

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Leaving the EU without a deal – 6 steps to take

In the event that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a deal, UK businesses will need to ensure they continue to be compliant with data protection law.

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Business Brexit Checklist

Surrey Chambers of Commerce have released a helpful high level checklist for businesses on Brexit to look at employment, regulatory obligations and export needs. 

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Hampshire Chamber of Commerce - Brexit Working Together

Business is done better together and you don't have to navigate Brexit alone. Hampshire Chamber is dedicated to supporting business through these turbulent times with the latest information and updates regarding Brexit.

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Gov.uk - Business Preparation Interactive Tool

Use this tool to find out what your business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU. Simply answer 7 questions to get guidance relevant to your business.

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