Information about EU Exit including the article 50 process, negotiations, and announcements about policy changes as a result of EU Exit can be found at GOV.UK.
Brexit will result in a number of changes that impact on people and business in Staffordshire. With so much information available on Brexit, in can be difficult to understand how it will affect you, and how people and businesses can prepare for it.
Information if you live in the UK
Our relationship with the EU may change significantly after Brexit. The government has a special webpage that covers all of the information you will need for travelling, working and learning in the EU post-Brexit.
Information for EU citizens living in the UK
If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family will be able to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.
The government has produced a toolkit for community leaders, which gives groups the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families.
Preparing your business for Brexit
With guidance, advice and reports being released weekly, it can be difficult for businesses to understand how Brexit will affect them, and know how to plan and prepare for it. South Staffordshire Council works with partners, including the Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Small Businesses covering South Staffordshire, to support local businesses and provide information to understand the potential impact of Brexit on their business. Find out more.
Recent updates include announcements from:
· Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – Guidance on plant imports and exports, using chemicals in manufacturing, pesticides, timber, and food labelling
· Food Standards Agency – Guidance on health and identification marks, importing high-risk food and animal feed and GM food or feed or animal feed additives. If you would like to sign up for updates from the FSA
· The Border Delivery Group and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have also published a series of short videos to support businesses prepare for a ‘no deal' Brexit