Time is running out for businesses to prepare

The UK government urges business leaders to step up preparations for Australia-style arrangements from 1 January and launches ‘time is running out‘ campaign. Government to urge business leaders to step up preparations for an Australia-style exit ‘Time is running out’ campaign will encourage businesses to ‘act now’ for guaranteed changes at the end of the…

Brexit readiness checklist

The United Kingdom’s choice to cease to participate in the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union and put an end to the free movement of persons, goods and services with the EU as of 31 December 2020 means that the EU-UK relationship will change significantly for businesses on both sides from that date onwards. These…

BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back UK exports

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Bibby Financial Services (BFS) have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters. The recent survey included 1,140 internationally active UK businesses, and found that general uncertainty around Brexit was considered the top barrier to export, listed…

Your essential information pack on Brexit

Brexit is looming around the corner as UK is set to leave the EU on 31 October 2019, whatever the circumstances. Therefore the British Embassy created this handy guide for organisations and companies, so they could encourage UK nationals living and working in Slovakia to check the Living in Slovakia guide as a source of…

The UK’s impending departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector

While some companies are already planning for the challenges and opportunities ahead, Chambers of Commerce believe that all firms – not just those directly and immediately affected – should be undertaking a Brexit ‘health check’, and a broader test of existing business plans. Time spent thinking through the changes that Brexit may bring to your…