International Trade – UK Transition

A UK-EU Transition deal with the EU has been reached and businesses should take action now for a smooth exit from the European Union

A UK-EU Transition – A deal with the EU has been reached and businesses should take action to ensure that their business operations can run smoothly as new rules apply. Businesses should prioritise taking any actions as soon as possible in the new year.

Keep your business moving

Doing business with Europe has changed. You need to follow new rules on exports, imports, tariffs, data and hiring.

Watch the video to find out what the new rules mean for your business. You can also use the Brexit checker to get a personalised list of actions.

South Yorkshire Brexit Support Service

Working in collaboration with the Sheffield City Region Growth Hub, Sheffield City Region Local Authorities, City Region Chambers and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, this is a dedicated service providing support to businesses with any query relating to Brexit.

View the latest Events to help you through the EU Transition

Use the Brexit checker tool for a personalised list of actions. – New rules apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe. Use the Brexit checker to get a personalised list of actions for you, your business and your family.

Moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland

Moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland

If you move goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, check the latest Northern Ireland Protocol guidance hereThe government has launched the free-to-use Trader Support Service which will help businesses and traders prepare for the changes that will affect your business if you move goods into and out of Northern Ireland.

Rules of origin for goods moving between the UK and EU

Rules of origin for goods moving between the UK and EU

For guidance on Rules of Origin see hereThe rules of origin requirements are some of the most important provisions that your business needs to understand and comply with, under the UK’s deal with the EU.

The way you hire from the EU has changed

The way you hire from the EU has changed

For details of the new arrangements for hiring workers from the EU see hereThe way you hire from the EU has changed. You need to register as a licensed sponsor to hire eligible people from outside the UK.

Visit Europe from 1 January 2021

Visit Europe from 1 January 2021

For travelling to Europe check here and for passports hereThere are more things to do if you’re travelling for business. For example, going to meetings and conferences, providing services (even with a charity), and touring art or music.

DIT ‘How To’ Videos

DIT ‘How To’ Videos

 DIT has produced 60-second walkthrough videos for two online tools. Check How to Export Goods provides information for UK businesses that export goods out of the UK, while Trade with the UK provides information for international businesses that exports good into the UK.

HMRC Transition Videos

HMRC Transition Videos

HMRC has produced a playlist of videos that outline the new trading processes and requirements that were introduced on 1 January 2021.

BEIS video explainers

BEIS video explainers

BEIS has launched a series of on-demand videos to help UK businesses understand the new rules for doing business with Europe. The videos cover 18 topic areas with additional information for different sectors. Register here for immediate access to the videos. 

Top things businesses need to do now

Top things businesses need to do now

The Cabinet Office has produced a 2-page summary document that outlines the top actions UK businesses need to take if they trade or work with the EU.  

BEIS toolkits

BEIS toolkits

BEIS has produced two helpful toolkits for UK businesses. One outlines the changes that came into force on 1 January and actions businesses must take. The other provides Sector Specific Guidance on actions.

Download the international Trade Brochure

Download the Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber International Trade Brochure and discover the range of services we have available to help our clients export and import into the international market place.