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Navigating Brexit for Business

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union presents an immense task for all sides to enact and it’s no surprise that Brexit consistently ranks among the top concerns of our members. Britain’s departure from the EU is set to have implications for businesses of all sizes and sectors around the UK, across countless different policy areas.

As a leading voice of the UK business community, the IoD is working with policymakers in the hope that our combined efforts can result in the best deal for business in Britain. We want to minimise unnecessary disruption to commercial practices caused by the withdrawal, while also maximising the opportunities that may arise in the longer term.

The IoD’s Navigating Brexit hub is packed with everything you need to know about what Brexit means for your business. Here you can find news, fact sheets and blogs providing comprehensive updates and expert analysis, as well as details of the IoD’s programme of Brexit events and webinars. The never-ending twists and turns of the Article 50 process mean there is always something new - so check back regularly and stay tuned.

Going Global

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The findings show that an impressive two-thirds of IoD members say their business engages in outbound international trade. This is higher than the 57% proportion that indicated this in 2013.

Read the report here.

IoD Guidance on no deal notices

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The Government is releasing technical notices outlining both the steps they will take in the event of a no deal scenario and steps businesses could take to prepare. We have produced a summary of these notices.

Read our guide here.

Business Planning for Brexit

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There's not long to go until the UK formally exits the EU in March 2019. While some unknowns remain, there are steps you can take to maximise the preparedness of your business.

Read our guide here.



In response to the Brexit vote, we have created a hub where you can find the latest information, guidance and advice to support and inform you and ensure you are fully up to date.


Previous webinars

Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 1 - The impact of Brexit on your business

In the first instalment of Allie’s webinar series she gives a comprehensive update of where we are in the Brexit process, particularly in light of the 2017 general election.She explains how company directors are coping with the impacts of Brexit before taking your questions on how Brexit might affect your business.

This session will cover:

  • A comprehensive look at recent Brexit developments
  • What does this mean for UK business?
  • Q&A session - What does this mean for your business?

Listen here



Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 2 – The impact of Brexit on your business

Allie gives the lowdown on a range of Brexit developments including business engagement with government, the rights of EU citizens in the UK and transitional arrangements. She then takes your specific questions to answer how the UK’s impending withdrawal will impact your company.

This session will cover:

  • A comprehensive look at recent Brexit developments
  • What does this mean for UK business?
  • Q&A session - What does this mean for your business?

Listen here



Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 3 – Brexit & Immigration

Allie is joined by Seamus Nevin, the IoD’s Head of Employment and Skills, to discuss uncertainty over the status of EU nationals working in the UK as well as the regimes that might replace freedom of movement between Britain and the EU. After this, they will take your questions on how your business can best prepare.

This session will cover:

  • An in-depth look at Brexit & Immigration
  • What does this mean for UK business?
  • Q&A session – What does this mean for your business?

Listen here



Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 4 – Brexit & Customs and VAT

Allie is joined by Alex Tostovin, Tax Partner at Dentons, to discuss how customs and VAT issues are featuring in the Brexit negotiations. It comes days after the UK Government published its Future Partnership Paper on customs arrangements. Allie and Alex will also take questions on how your company is affected.

This session will cover:

  • An in-depth look at Brexit & Customs and VAT
  • An update on negotiations
  • Q&A session – What does this mean for your business?

Listen here



Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 5 – Brexit & Immigration

Allie is joined by Seamus Nevin, the IoD’s Head of Policy Research, to discuss how citizens’ rights and labour mobility issues feature in the Brexit negotiations. At the end of the webinar, Allie and Seamus will take your specific queries on how the negotiations will impact your business.

This session will cover:

  • An comprehensive look at Brexit & Immigration
  • What does this mean for UK business?
  • Q&A session – What does this mean for your business?

Listen here


Allie's Brexit Surgery webinar - Episode 6 – Brexit & Currency Risk

Allie is joined by business and banking adviser Fergal Boland (www.fergalaboland.com), a Currency Risk Management specialist who helps SMEs to protect themselves from adverse currency fluctuations and risk. They will answer your questions on what Brexit means for business planning and currency risk.

This session will cover:

  • A comprehensive look at Brexit & Currency Risk
  • What does this mean for UK business?
  • Q&A session – What does this mean for your business? 

Listen here


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