Businesses in Devon may be affected when the UK leaves the EU in the following ways:

  • Employing EU citizens
  • Importing, exporting and transporting
  • Operating in the EU
  • Regulation and standards for products and goods
  • Using personal data
  • European and domestic funding
  • Intellectual property
  • Energy and climate
  • Public sector procurement

Brexit Business Readiness Events

These free events will offer businesses help and advice on how to prepare for Brexit. To find out more on the locations of these events and to book, visit Brexit Business Readiness Events.

New online checker

Use this new checker tool to quickly identify what you need to do to get ready for Brexit.


Find out more about free workshops for any Devon based business.

Read the Government advice for businesses at GOV.UK, including a leaflet with advice specifically for SMEs and an online tool that can help you prepare for the UK leaving the EU. HMRC has information for businesses in the event of a no deal Brexit.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) produces a weekly bulletin, aimed at keeping trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries up to date on the latest information and guidance for business on the UK leaving the EU. Subscribe to the weekly bulletin here.

The Growth Hub has a range of updated information and advice for business in the south-west, and the Exeter Chamber of Commerce with InExeter have information and events available for businesses in and around Exeter.

Information specifically for providers of adult social care services is available from the
Department of Health and Social Care and on a dedicated page on Devon’s Provider Engagement Network website.