Get ready for Brexit
At East Hertfordshire District Council, we are working to ensure that no matter the exit deal, we are prepared to take care of our residents.
The government have set up pages on the GOV.UK website with all the information you may need regarding issues with Brexit. This page contains all the information you may need to prepare yourself or your business for Brexit.
They have also created guides to help you prepare for us leaving the EU:
- Travelling abroad
- Working in the EU
- Driving in the EU
- Studying Abroad
- A UK national living in the EU
- An EU citizen living in the UK
- An EU citizen who wishes to continue working in the UK
EU Settlement Scheme
If you are living in East Herts and are an EU, EEA (including Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) or Swiss citizen, you and your family will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. If you are successful in your supplication, you will get either settled or pre-settled status.
The deadline for applying for this scheme is 30 June 2021.
The Citizens Advice Service (CAS) can support with applications and answer any questions local residents or businesses might have. The service is free, confidential and impartial. Visit the CAS at one of their local drop-in sessions, call their Adviceline (03444 111 444) or get advice by email by filling in their online form.
More information is available on the gov.uk advice for settlement scheme advice page
Advice for Businesses
The government have published advice for what businesses and citizens may need to know in order to prepare for Brexit. This advice is available on the GOV.UK website
The government also have advice guides relating to different sectors. Gov.UK has produced various handy flowcharts for import and export processes after Brexit for various industry types.
For more general advice on specific sectors Please find these below;
- Farming Sector guidance
- Food and Drink sector guidance
- Guidance for food and business operators
- Science, research and innovation sector
- Professional and business services sector
- Oil and gas production
- Electronics, machinery and parts sector
- Consumer goods