It is the stated policy of the Government, that the United Kingdom is to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. Information and advice to help you prepare for Brexit.
Advice for residents
The Council's preparations consider a range of different Brexit outcomes. We are working closely with partners and the Government to understand the various challenges and to identify opportunities and address risks if they arise.
For advice and guidance to help you prepare see: GOV.UK Get Ready for Brexit
For Information on medical supply issues and concerns see: NHS Getting your medicines if there's a no-deal Brexit
For information on remaining in the UK see: GOV.UK Continue to live in the UK after it leaves the EU
Support for businesses
Find out how Brexit might affect businesses and how to access local support.
Use this tool: GOV.UK Prepare your business or oganisation for Brexit to find out:
- what your business or organisation may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU
- what's changing in your industry
- information about specific rules and regulations
- how to support any EU citizens you employ
The following organisations offer support to help businesses prepare for Brexit.
The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has information on: Preparing for Brexit
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has created a small business Brexit pack
The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has guidance on a range of issues, including customs, taxation and contracts.