On this page you will find a number of links to help you prepare for Brexit.

Herts County Council update on Brexit in Hertfordshire

Preparing your Business for Brexit

Leaving the EU will mean most UK businesses should expect change. There will be new arrangements and changes in law. Government has released guidance on how you can prepare:

Businesses are encouraged to make use of the government's Business Brexit Resources

Several national and local business groups have also published information about the potential impact on businesses, available support and proposals about Brexit from a business perspective.

New Processes

The Government have produced some new process notes for:

UK traders

Farmers and Food Producers

Farmers and Livestock Exporters

Chemical Exporters

Information for EU Citizens

If you an EU citizen living in the UK, or a UK national living in the EU please take a look the government guidance for details on how to prepare.

If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family will be able to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. If your application is successful, you’ll get either settled or pre-settled status. The EEA includes the EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. You may be able to stay in the UK without applying - for example, if you’re an Irish citizen or have indefinite leave to remain. The EU Settlement Scheme is open.

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, you will need to be living in the UK by 12 April 2019 to apply. The deadline for applying will be 31 December 2020. More information on the implications of No Deal for the scheme is available on

You can apply for the Home Office EU citizen settled status scheme which is now open.

Travelling abroad after Brexit

The government has issued travel advice to those who will be visiting Europe after Brexit.

Check foreign travel advice if you know which country you're travelling to.