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Sutton and Brexit

Sutton and Brexit

The transition period for the UK leaving the European Union ended on 31 December 2020. New rules now apply to things like travel and doing business with the European Union.

The Government has created a tool that allows you to get a personalised list of actions for you, your family, and your business.

Visiting the EU

To visit the European Union, there are things you need to do before you travel. These include:

  • check your passport’s expiry date

  • get travel insurance which covers your healthcare

  • check you have the right driving documents

  • organise pet travel - you need to contact your vet at least 4 months before you go

  • stay up to date with the latest government guidance

Check out the full requirements for travel on the UK Government's website.

Advice for businesses

There are new rules for doing business with the EU. Even if you don’t import or export, the changes could affect your business.

The Government has issued guidance on the following:

Visit and answer a few questions to get a personalised list of actions.

For advice on how to recruit workers from outside the UK from 1 January 2021, visit the recruiting people from outside the UK from 1 January 2021 guidance.

Contact the government’s business support helpline for free advice
Phone: 0800 998 1098
Phoneline open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
Keep up to date with the latest news on post-Brexit arrangements by subscribing to the government’s business bulletin