Information for residents and businesses

The UK will leave the EU on 31 October.

At the moment the type of exit, whether through a negotiated withdrawal agreement or a 'no-deal' exit, has not been decided.

Guidance and advice

To help you to find out more about Brexit, the government has provided general information, guidance for EU citizens and their families who reside in the UK, and advice for businesses on how Brexit may affect them or any of their employees who were born in the EU.

The guidance is regularly updated as more information becomes available.

General information

Information about the UK's exit from the European Union

Healthcare information for UK residents visiting the European Union, European Economic Area (EEA countries) and Switzerland in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Visiting the European Union after Brexit

Information for EU citizens and voluntary and community sectors

Guidance for EU citizens living in the UK

For businesses

If you own or run a business which currently trades with Europe or you have suppliers based in the EU, you should consider what steps you need to take. And, if you employ EU citizens, you and your staff will need to know more about the post-Brexit arrangements.

Prepare your business for EU Exit

General business support

Leeds City Region (LCR) Enterprise Partnership - 'Let's talk Brexit'

The city region provides Brexit support for businesses operating within the Leeds city region. We are working with the local enterprise partnership and its partner organisations to offer enhanced support for growing businesses, exploring flexibilities to LEP business grant programmes and promoting the support available from public and private sector bodies.

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership - business update - September 2019

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) - 'small business Brexit pack'

British Chambers of Commerce - Brexit

If your business employs EU citizens, the government has published advice on how you can help your employees through the EU Settlement Scheme.

EU Settlement Scheme: employer toolkit

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy publishes a weekly business readiness bulletin. You'll need to register by sending an email to

You can also sign-up to receive the government's Brexit emails.

Page last updated 16/09/2019