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EU exit

There are new rules for businesses from January 2021 as the transition period after Brexit comes to an end.

The UK has left the EU and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end of 2020.

To help you get ready, here is a link to the latest government information for the construction sector on preparing for the end of the transition period. This includes an 11-point checklist to help you understand what you need to do before 1 January:

Guidance for the construction sector

Additional guidance

Using the UKNI marking from 1 January 2021: the UKNI marking is a new conformity marking for products placed on the market in Northern Ireland which have undergone mandatory third-party conformity assessment by a body based in the UK. To find out if you need to use it, and if so, how, click here.

ECMT international road haulage permits: the guidance now includes a direct link to the service to apply for ECMT permits for 2021, click here.

The Brexit Business Task Force has compiled a list of useful resources and links to support business readiness for the end of the transition period:

For any further queries please contact the Business Support Helpline use the EU Transition Trade and Industry Forum or sign up to a range of webinars.

For more information on the UK Transition, visit www.gov.uk/transition.

Last updated: 01/12/2020