Other Help

UK Government advice

The UK Government has a number of dedicated websites of its own offering advice on specific issues:

These are not particularly easy to navigate and may duplicate other sources of information.

Food Standards Agency advice for businesses:

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have also prepared guidance and helplines for the farming sector:

Northern Ireland Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has produced a range of resources for businesses on Data Protection and transfer in a no-deal situation:

For further information business can email data-ready@culture.gov.uk

As part of the Get Ready for Brexit campaign, the Government has set up a dedicated telephone service for traders and hauliers trading goods with the EU after 31 October 2019.

The helpline will provide up-to-date guidance to help you prepare for Brexit, and can be contacted on 0300 3301 331, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

European Government Advice

It is recommended that business users should familiarise themselves with the general information and Frequently Asked Questions on this site, before looking at this more detailed material.

The EU Commission has a portal giving advice by Member State at ec.europa.eu/info/brexit/brexit-preparedness/national-brexit-information-member-states_en

It also has its own site here ec.europa.eu/info/brexit/brexit-preparedness_en giving details of contingency measures at EU level, including new or temporary legislation and stakeholder notices.

EU food law:

French customs authority:

Dutch government:

Irish government:

Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs:

In addition to the material on the sites above, the Irish Government has produced a consolidated report on its preparations as of July 2019: merrionstreet.ie/MerrionStreet/en/News-Room/News/Brexit_Contingency_Plan_July_2019.pdf 
Subsequent developments will however be covered on its main website.