The purpose of this webpage is to help direct businesses and residents to externally provided information and advice.


The UK has now left the EU and from the 1 January 2021, new rules are in place for businesses and residents.  There are changes in arrangements for businesses which trade with the EU, and for those travelling to, or living or working in, the EU.

Please use the information in the links below to understand more about the changes that affect you and what you need to do to adjust your operations and ensure that you comply with the new rules.

The North of Tyne Cabinet discussed Brexit issues facing the NTCA area on the 24th November.  For more information, please see the 24 November Cabinet Agenda.


Government advice

Government has prepared official advice for those:

Importing goods from the EU

Exporting goods to the EU

Travelling to the EU

Living and working in the EU

Staying in the UK if you’re an EU citizen


Advice and support for businesses

The CBI has prepared a raft of guidance for businesses to help them understand and prepare for the impact of Brexit:

The NE Growth Hub has details of the advice and support which is available to businesses:

The North of Tyne Combined Authority is keen to hear from you if Brexit is likely to have a significant positive or negative impact on your business, or if you have questions which are not addressed through the links above.