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Brexit

General advice

General advice on Brexit is available on the NI Direct ( https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/brexit ) and UK Government ( https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/how-to-prepare-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal) websites.

Business advice

Invest NI ( https://www.investni.com/get-ready-for-brexit.html) and Intertrade Ireland ( https://intertradeireland.com/brexit/) have dedicated sections on their websites to provide advice and support for businesses on Brexit. The UK Government has also created an online toolkit to assist businesses prepare for Brexit -  https://www.gov.uk/business-uk-leaving-eu)

Local businesses who are seeking advice are urged to contact the Council’s Business team at  https://www.derrystrabane.com/Business/Business-Support.

Those involved in the food sector are urged to view the guidance provided by the Food Standards Agency -  https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/prepare-your-business-for-the-uk-leaving-the-eu.

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs also has detailed information on a range of issues including rural grants and payments – and the work they are doing to provide support at -  https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/landing-pages/brexit. In particuar information around availing of Export health certificates is available at -  https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/exports-live-animals-and-products-animal-origin-including-ehc-requirements-brexit-qa

A number of government departments and agencies are providing help for businesses to prepare for Brexit on 31st October 2019, in the form of information, advice and vouchers. Please see details below’

Brexit Advice & Guidelines for Businesses

Grants

The UK government has guaranteed existing EU funding until the end of 2020 and announced a replacement scheme for EU funding. The written statement and background to the scheme is available at -  https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-07-24/HCWS927

EU Settlement Scheme

Arts, Culture and Heritage 

If you work in arts, culture or heritage sector, there are 10 key points that you need to adhere to -  

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/preparing-for-no-deal-brexit-if-you-work-in-arts-culture-or-heritage?utm_source=70d949e8-0495-4c1a-8194-9f5ab9ba771f&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Brexit and You Leaflet