Operate after Brexit


Scotland’s enterprise and skills agencies urge all companies to actively learn how to adapt to the new business environment now that the UK has left the EU.

Information is available here to help companies in Scotland understand what Brexit means for them.

10 key things to know about the UK-EU Free Trade Agreement

A trade deal between the EU and the UK has been agreed and there are key actions you can take now to ensure your business and supply chain can adapt to the changing business environment.

Latest updates

GOV.UK guidance on operating after Brexit (updated daily)

Trade and customs after Brexit: Key dates for companies to note in 2021 (16 February 2021)

Eight Chambers of Commerce in Scotland are licensed by the Government and HMRC to provide support on export and customs documentation, systems and processes to members and non-members. Contact Aberdeen and Grampian, Ayrshire, Dundee , Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow, Inverness or Renfrewshire chambers for more information (16 February 2021)

Exporting food and drink from the UK to France: Common mistakes (12 February 2021)

Coming soon: The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice. Learn more (12 February 2021)


Customs processes have changed. Can your business continue to operate?

Decide now how you're going to deal with customs documentation. Don't risk leaving it until the last minute. 

Paperwork - Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels


The rules surrounding VAT have changed.

Understand how the new rules affect your business, with country specific information and situational examples.


No time to spare.

There are quick essential actions that your business should be taking now to ensure you're in the strongest position possible to continue operating after Brexit.  

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