Handy links to free support and advice from Scottish Enterprise and partners, plus a range of resources to help you prepare your business for Brexit.

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Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offers professional resources and support to help, including workshops, events, news and advice.

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Advice for UK businesses, deal or no deal

UK Government guidelines covering customs, excise and VAT arrangements for exporters and importers.

Latest on Brexit

Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration

Letters on 'no deal' Brexit advice for business only trading with the EU

Customs training and IT improvement grants

Preparing for a potential ‘no deal’ EU exit

Full guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if there’s no deal

Step-by-step guide to importing

Step-by-step guide to exporting

UK Government funding guarantee for EU funding programmes

Applying for EU-funded programmes

Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff if there’s no Brexit deal

Labelling products and making them safe

Meeting business regulations

VAT for businesses if there’s no Brexit deal

Travelling between the UK and the EU

Export process changes in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome

Advice for businesses exporting to the EU only

Advice for businesses exporting to the EU and rest of the world

Advice for businesses exporting to rest of the world only

Business supplying services to the EU

Import process changes in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome

Traders importing from EU only

Download full guidance for UK Government partners (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Other GOV.UK resources

UK participation in Horizon 2020

IP and Brexit - The facts

International trade paperwork - what’s needed?

General VAT enquiries

Import and export: customs declarations, duties and tariffs

EU Settlement Scheme - UK employer toolkit

Update on Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF)

Guidance on becoming an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)

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Department for International Trade

Get free access to export opportunities, partners and projects worldwide to grow your business.

Find export opportunities worldwide

Find online marketplaces

Technical guidance from other sources

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