Supporting our customers during Brexit

Preparing your business for 2021

Preparing your business for 2021



Brexit update

The UK officially left the European Union on January 31, 2020, entering into a Transition Period scheduled to last until December 31, 2020.

During this time the UK and EU will conduct negotiations over a future trading relationship.

All your shipping processes will remain the same until the end of the Transition Period. However, as the terms of the future trading relationship between the UK and EU remain uncertain, customers should be aware of the potential for change.

We recommend you keep referring back to this page where we will provide details on any future changes you may need to make.

Your transition toolkit

Our transition toolkit is being regularly updated and contains all you need to know to help get your business ready for the future.

How to ship without a trade deal

See how the UK/EU shipping process will change if the transition period ends without a trade agreement.

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Demystifying the WTO

See our essential guide to trading under World Trade Organisation rules.

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Brexit: your 2021 checklist

Are you ready for 2021? Here’s what your business needs to do to prepare.

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Securing your supply chain

The essential steps to making sure your supply chain operates smoothly post-transition.

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Transition FAQs

We answer your most commonly asked questions about the transition and how it could affect your business.

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Global trade negotiations

Find out more about the trade deals the UK is negotiating around the world.

Transition resources

See how to complete a commercial invoice

Learn about FedEx Electronic Trade Documents

Follow the CBI’s preparation hub

Get in touch

We’re keen to hear from businesses of any size and sector, especially if you have any concerns or questions you’d like us to answer.