Prepare Your Business for Brexit

Wed 4 Sep 19

No matter your size, if you export or not, Brexit is almost certainly relevant to your businesses.

A common question we hear from our members, “How can I plan for Brexit when I don’t know what it looks like?

There is no simple answer. we know businesses need to prepare for a range of potential outcomes. Given we currently don’t know the final outcome of Brexit – and we won’t for some time – planning activity just now must be flexible and adaptive.

Scotland’s enterprise and skills agencies are urging all businesses in Scotland to continue to actively prepare for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October 2019. Making sure you have the right contingency plans in place, deal or no deal, to protect your business, supply chain and customers.

There are some simple, practical steps that everyone can take to start planning. To help with this, has been launched which gives businesses access to a range of resources.

Brexit self-assessment tool

The self-assessment tool will raise your awareness of the risks, rewards and challenges of the new economic landscape by highlighting areas that you need to plan for. The results will direct you to resources, advice, events and services to help you develop your plans.

Start your self-assessment here: 

Business Secretary launches £10 million Brexit readiness fund for business organisations

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom unveiled a £10 million grant scheme for business organisations and trade associations to support businesses in preparing for Brexit ahead of 31 October 2019.

  • funds will support businesses across the UK in understanding the steps they should now take to be ready for 31 October 2019
  • events, training and advice will be open to both members and non-members, ensuring businesses of all sizes can benefit

The Business Readiness Fund is open to business organisations and trade associations throughout the UK and will support events, training and the production of advice packs to assist businesses in making sure they are fully prepared for a Brexit on 31 October 2019.

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