If your business imports or exports animals and/or animal products, you may need to follow new rules and apply for new documentation.
DEFRA released a 60 second video for the agriculture & food industry in a no deal EU Exit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9G_5mAEfNo
If the UK leaves without a deal, your business will no longer be able to use the EU’s TRACES (Trade Control and Expert System) to notify the UK authorities about an import. The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have published guidance on how to use the UK’s new notification system to import animals and animal products from non-EU countries https://www.gov.uk/guidance/import-of-products-animals-food-and-feed-system-ipaffs-guidance
If the UK leaves without a deal and your business transports animals, fish, shellfish, or crustaceans from the UK to the EU, you will need an export health certificate. Guidance from the APHA on how to apply for this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-animals-animal-products-fish-and-fishery-products-to-the-eu-after-eu-exit
UK businesses exporting products of animal origin to EU and non-EU will need to ensure they have the correct health and identification marks. For guidance on this, and all other government guidance relating to businesses that deal in food or animal feed, please check the Food Standards Agency Brexit page here: https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/prepare-your-business-for-the-uk-leaving-the-eu
If you have further questions directly relating to ‘no deal’ imports and exports of live animals, products of animal origin, and high risk food and feed, please contact the Defra enquiries mailbox at: [email protected]
After the UK leaves the EU, the process for notifying the UK authorities for imports of animals, animal products, food and feed will change. The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have published guidance on what will and will not change can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/importing-animals-animal-products-and-high-risk-food-and-feed-not-of-animal-origin-after-eu-exit
If the UK leaves without a deal, your business will no longer be able to use the EU’s TRACES (Trade Control and Expert System) to notify the UK authorities about an import. Guidance from the APHA on how to use the UK’s new notification system can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/import-of-products-animals-food-and-feed-system-ipaffs-guidance
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have issued guidance if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there may be changes that affect your business. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-aerospace-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
The regulations setting vehicle standards will not change at the moment, however, there are changes regarding type-approval certification, which will affect vehicle manufacturers: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-automotive-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Guidance on working and operating in the aviation industry. Working and operating in the aviation industry: after the UK leaves the EU https://www.gov.uk/guidance/prepare-to-work-and-operate-in-the-european-aviation-sector-after-brexit
The Department for Transport have published updated guidance on aviation security for passengers and cargo if there’s a no deal Brexit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/aviation-security-for-passengers-and-cargo-if-theres-no-brexit-deal
The government has set out how it will reciprocate to EU airlines the rights granted to UK airlines by the regulation. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/air-services-from-the-eu-to-the-uk-in-the-event-of-no-deal
The Treasury Department have published updated guidance on banking, insurance and other financial services if there’s no Brexit deal: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/banking-insurance-and-other-financial-services-if-theres-no-brexit-deal
The EU REACH Regulation will be brought into UK law. Does you business need to take action? See guidance at HSE and http://www.hse.gov.uk/brexit/reach.htm DEFRA Regulating Chemicals: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/regulating-chemicals-reach-if-theres-no-brexit-deal/regulating-chemicals-reach-if-theres-no-brexit-deal
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, and you are a company that makes, supplies or uses chemicals, there may be changes that affect your business. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-chemicals-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
(CMA) published a consultation on their functions, relating to mergers, antitrust and consumer protection processes, in a no deal scenario: CMA Consultation: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/effects-of-a-no-deal-eu-exit-on-the-functions-of-the-cma
Practical information on the legal requirements MHCLG Construction Products Regulation: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/construction-products-regulation-if-there-is-no-brexit-deal
After the UK leaves the EU the results of conformity assessment carried out by UK conformity assessment bodies will no longer be recognised in the EU.
This means you must get your products assessed and marked by an EU recognised conformity assessment body if you want to sell them in the EU. You could also arrange for assessments to be transferred to an EU-recognised body before the UK leaves the EU.
Guidance to help businesses and charities continue to comply with data protection law: DCMS: Data Protection: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/data-protection-and-brexit-is-your-organisation-prepared
Guidance for private and commercial drivers DFT: Prepare to drive in the EU after Brexit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/prepare-to-drive-in-the-eu-after-brexit#history
Guidance on the Directive: DCMS eCommerce Directive: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ecommerce-eu-exit-guidance
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, cross-border flows across electricity interconnectors will no longer be governed by EU legislation. Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-electricity-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
After the UK leaves the EU the results of conformity assessment carried out by UK conformity assessment bodies will no longer be recognised in the EU. Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-electronics-machinery-and-parts-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
New rules for businesses that trade or move endangered animals or plants or their products. See Defra Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trading-and-moving-endangered-species-protected-by-cites-if-theres-no-withdrawal-deal
When the UK leaves the EU there may be changes to areas including energy renewables, the nuclear industry and regulated carbon emissions.
BEIS summary of summary guidance on Energy and Climate after Brexit
BEIS fourth quarterly update to Parliament of the government’s progress on the UK’s exit from the Euratom Treaty: Euratom Exit Quarterly Update
DEFRA guidance on how businesses can continue to trade and deal in fluorinated greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting substances in the UK and EU if there’s no EU withdrawal deal: Fluorinated Gases and Ozone Depleting Substances
EU catch certificates. See Defra Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/fishing-industry-encouraged-to-get-ready-for-eu-catch-certificates-in-the-event-of-a-no-deal
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the mechanisms of cross-border trade for gas are not expected to fundamentally change. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/gas-markets-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
The Department of Health and Social Care have published updated guidance for industry and organisations involved in health and care about contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/planning-for-a-possible-no-deal-eu-exit-information-for-the-health-and-care-sector
Guidance from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-life-sciences-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Guidance from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/mining-the-manufacturing-of-non-metals-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
When the UK leaves the EU, the overall framework for controls on nuclear-related items will not change, however further guidance is available from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-nuclear-sector-and...
Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on oil and gas production and preparing for EU Exit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/oil-and-gas-production-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Guidance from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/parcel-delivery-services-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Businesses that produce pesticides will need to take action to be able to supply new pesticides to the UK and EU markets. See Defra Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-government-guidance-encourages-pesticides-industry-to-prepare-for-eu-exit
Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the professional and business services sector and preparing for EU Exit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-professional-and-business-services-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Cabinet Office Public Sector Procurement: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/public-sector-procurement-after-a-no-deal-brexit
Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the retail sector and preparing for EU Exit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-retail-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there may be changes that affect your business, university, research institute or other research organisation.
Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on research and innovation and preparing for EU Exit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-science-research-and-innovation-sector-and-preparing-for-a-no-deal-eu-exit
Preparations to allow hauliers and other businesses to continue to transport goods between the UK and the EU, including under a no deal scenario https://bit.ly/2Gc2WHd
Guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on space and preparing for EU Exit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-space-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit
Guidance from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/steel-and-other-metal-...