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Brexit advice for consumers and business owners

Information about changes facing businesses and consumers

Information for businesses

The UK has left the EU.  There is now a transition period in relation to the EU, with new rules taking effect from 1st January 2021. 

If you have not started preparing yet, you need to start now. To help you plan for the potential outcomes of leaving the EU, you can find the actions you may need to take tailored to your business by using the checker tool.

If you move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland the trader support service will guide you through any changes due to the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Information for consumers

There may be changes to your consumer rights and how much tax you need to pay when you buy products or services from the EU, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland from 1 January 2021.

Page last updated:
14 Apr 2021

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