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Brexit

The archive for all our articles on Brexit and its impact and implications for UK small businesses.

News

Cut Brexit red tape, BCC tells government

The British Chamber of Commerce has called on the government to make exporting easier for SMEs, such as reducing red tape

Export & Import

EU import changes – what’s changing from January 1

Anybody who imports from the EU will have to submit paperwork in advance of goods entering the country from January 1 2022. Here's how you can prepare for EU import changes as Brexit restrictions bite

News

Businesses have become ‘drunk on cheap labour’, say Tories

Tory ministers have been saying that businesses are to blame amid post-Brexit fuel and staff shortages as they didn't prepare adequately

News

Sunak offers £500m for older workers to plug gaps in small business workforce

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to announce measures to bolster the workforce, such as helping older people get into work

Outlook

Calls to extend complex Brexit Support Fund

The Brexit Support Fund closed to new applications last month despite distributing around a third of its funding pot

Outlook

Brexit puts more than third of UK small businesses at risk of closure

More than two fifths of UK SMEs claim that Brexit will or already has resulted in redundancies

Government Grants

Just 25% of cash earmarked for £20m Brexit Support Fund applied for

The government's £20m scheme to help small businesses get through Brexit paperwork appears to be a damp squib as SMEs are put off by complicated application process

Export & Import

What can I do if an EU customer refuses delivery of goods sold?

With some brands burning EU returns rather than have to pay the cost of reimporting them into Britain, what can a small business do if a European customer refuses delivery?

Export & Import

Small businesses selling into EU face £180m in extra red tape costs

An estimated 26,000 microbusiness sellers who sell into Europe will be dragged into registering for VAT for the first time

Outlook

A quarter of small exporters cease selling to EU since Brexit transition end

A significant proportion of small exporters have stopped trading to the EU as shipping times have increased in 2021.

Government Grants

Where to find your £2,000 Brexit Support Fund grant

Government opens £20m SME Brexit Support Fund for businesses solely exporting to the EU. Where to find your £2,000 grant.

Outlook

UK-EU exports fell by over 40% in January 2021

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that UK-EU exports fell in the first month after the end of the Brexit transition

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace