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Businesses, voluntary sector and charities

Find out where you can get advice if you are a business, voluntary sector organisation or a charity.
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It is still not clear how leaving the EU will affect businesses and charities in the UK.

Advice for businesses

The Government has produced an employer’s toolkit with guidance to support EU citizens.

You can also get advice on what Brexit might mean to your business from:

The Government also has advice on how UK businesses can get ready to export from the UK to the EU after Brexit, as well as import goods and services.

Actions businesses may need to take

Business owners and managers need to undertake a number of actions in order to be prepared for the UK transition. Click on each of the topic headings below to access more information about the new rules:

Training grant

In preparation for the end of the UK’s transition, importers or exporters to the EU can apply for £1,000 per organisation to support the cost of basic customs training.

Apply for grants to help your business with customs declarations - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Advice for charities and the voluntary sector

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has produced research and guidance to help charities and the voluntary sector.