We are working closely with all of our partners and stakeholders to understand what impact there could be upon our residents, our businesses and the wider community, and where possible take steps to reduce these as much as possible.

How can you prepare?

The government has created a toolkit for preparing for the EU transition: EU transition - get ready

If you are an EU or Swiss national wishing to continue to work in the UK, you can apply for settled status.

Further Guidelines available

The Government has created guides to help you prepare for our departure from the EU if you are:


You can access information on consumer rights as well as any other guides which may apply to you.

Are you ready for the change?

Below are some further guidelines to help you prepare:


In addition the Hertfordshire Growth Hub and the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership have also published information on preparedness for the exit day for your business.

Better Business for All (BBfA) is a collaboration between business and regulators to enable simpler and more consistent compliance with relevant regulation, ultimately leading to a safer and more profitable society.

How can your business prepare for new trading rules?

In preparation, businesses are currently being advised of steps they can take to reduce disruption and benefit from the new opportunities:

  1. Take a short survey  to receive a tailored list of actions for you and your business to take.
  2. Sign up to email alerts to stay up to date with any further changes.

Further information and advice about trading internationally (outside of the EU) can be accessed by visiting Exporting Opportunities.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has produced a new stakeholder toolkit on EU Transition. This is clear and organised and includes information on upcoming webinars that will help businesses to prepare.