UK Transition


Take action to prepare your business for new rules from 1 January 2021.



There are actions that your business can take now that do not depend on negotiations with the EU, to prepare for when the UK leaves the Customs Union and Single Market on 31 December 2020.

Find out more here and use the transition checker tool to identify the specific steps you need to take to be ready on 1 January 2021.


Help and support if your business trades with the EU.

To buy or sell from the EU you will need to follow new customs rules or you will not be able to continue to trade. These important actions are required regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the EU and whether or not the government secures a Free Trade Agreement.

Find out what you need do here.