Latest Brexit News


Brexit developments continue to be very fluid and often difficult to fully interpret in terms of their likely implications, amid the noisy political discourse that continues.

Through the Chamber’s own network, as well as news emanating everywhere from Westminster to Brussels, we regularly update members on the very latest Brexit-related news, offering reaction and insight as to how developments could affect businesses in our region.

As well as the Chamber’s own Brexit-related news and comment which can be found on the Corporate News section of the website a wider selection of Brexit news from multiple sources can be accessed below.

Brexit updates will be temporarily suspended in this section due to purdah ahead of the general election. Returning on 13 December.
Uploaded 7 November: What does 'get Brexit done' mean?
Uploaded 6 November: What does 'get Brexit done' mean?
Uploaded 22 October: EU's Tusk backs extension
Uploaded 15 October: UK and EU closing in on deal
Uploaded 30 September: Remainers plot Brexit ambush
Uploaded 12 September: Labour urges Parliament recall 
Uploaded 10 September: Is PM's Brexit deadline impossible?
Uploaded 7 September: MPs willing to go to court to enforce delay

Uploaded 19 August: Boris Johnson says he is confident EU will shift basckstop position 

Uploaded 16 August: Clarke and Harman prepared to lead emergency Government 

Uploaded 15 August: Half of UK farms could fail afterno-deal Brexit, report warns 

Uploaded 15 August: Half of UK farms could fail afterno-deal Brexit, report warns 

Uploaded 14 August: Hammond says PM's demands 'wreck' chances of new deal

Uploaded 13 August: Brexit - Legal bid to stop Westminster shutdown goes to court 

Uploaded 12 August: No. 10 expects rebel move against no-deal Brexit on 9 September 

Uploaded 6 August: No10 insists EU must 'change stance'
Uploaded 5 August: Parliament can't stop no deal, says minister
Uploaded 1 August: Bank of England cuts UK growth forecast
Uploaded 31 July: No-deal Brexit up to the EU, says Johnson
Uploaded: 29 July: CBI says UK not ready for no-deal Brexit
To open a document containing links to all the stories we've uploaded about Brexit since the referendum, follow this link.

Essential Information

Prepare for EU Exit

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union (EU).

Leaving the EU means a number of changes that will affect businesses and individual citizens.

Use the information below to find out how to prepare and the steps you may need to take.

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Find EU Exit guidance for your business

This is the information that has been published so far for your business to prepare for EU exit. You can change what information you get using the checkboxes.

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Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU

Use this tool to find out: what your business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU what’s changing in your industry information on specific rules and regulations You’ll need to answer 7 simple questions to get guidance relevant to your business. Link to get started:

UK government's preparations for a 'no deal' scenario

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Partnership pack: preparing for changes at the UK border after a ‘no deal’ EU exit

This partnership pack is designed to help you support businesses preparing for day one if we leave the EU without a deal.

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International Trade Help and Brexit Guidance

For useful information and a collection of helpful links:

DIT: Get ready for Brexit

October 14, 2019 10:38 am

Get ready for Brexit. A FREE practical session to help exporting businesses prepare for Brexit. 1-5pm, Wednesday 16 October, The Village Hotel, Beeston, Nottingham.

Upcoming Brexit events

September 18, 2019 12:09 pm

We're holding a number of Brexit events to help you prepare. Come and join us to hear from expert speakers and get the very latest advice. 3 events coming up: All 8:30-11:30am, 25 September and 1 & 9 October.

BEIS: Get Ready For Brexit – Brexit Readiness

September 13, 2019 1:28 pm

Get Ready for Brexit. Get the best information and expert advice so you can continue doing business. What's more, it's FREE and all in one place. 9am-11:45am, Tuesday 17 September, Albert Hall, Nottingham. Other times, dates and locations are available.

EMCC: Brexit Readiness – Transport & Logistics

September 11, 2019 3:59 pm

FREE Brexit event for transport & logistics firms in Ashfield and Mansfield. Find out how best to prepare. Covering immigration, legislation, international trade and much more. 8:30-11:30am, Tuesday 1 October, Civic Quarter, Mansfield.

EMCC: Brexit Readiness – Manufacturing & Engineering

September 11, 2019 11:42 am

FREE Brexit event for manufacturing and engineering firms. Find out how best to prepare. Covering immigration, international trade, Intellectual Property and supply chain. 8:30-11:30, Wednesday 25 September, Portland College, Mansfield.

D2N2 Growth Hub: Brexit business surgeries

May 8, 2019 9:14 am

Brexit will affect your business. Find out what support is available at these FREE Brexit surgeries. 90-minute slots between 10am-5pm, 14 May, Newark Beacon.

EMCC: Brexit readiness seminar

March 5, 2019 11:19 am

Understand the latest implications of Brexit on your business and develop strategies for how to respond. FREE event, 8-11am, 11 March, Rushcliffe Arena, West Bridgford.