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Brexit

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

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

Export & Logistics

Top five tips for SME exporters in a post-Brexit world

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 & Logistics

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 & Logistics

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

Export & Logistics

How to minimise gaps in your supply chain post Brexit

5 tips to ensure stock from European suppliers continues to flow as uninterrupted as possible now that Britain has left the EU

Export & Logistics

Half of small business exporters struggling with new rules post Brexit

Increased paperwork, costs, delays and confusion over rules cited at stumbling blocks in British Chambers of Commerce survey.

Accounts & Tax

How to avoid paying £130,000 in VAT registration fees if you export to EU

UK small businesses face having to register for VAT in each EU country they sell direct to, which could cost tens of thousands of pounds for the privilege of paying tax in Europe

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business