BREXIT - be prepared

Be prepared for BREXIT 

Welsh Government is working hard to protect the interests of Wales in the event of a no deal Brexit and in anticipation of concerns about the potential impacts of a no deal Brexit in Wales, created Preparing Wales website. The website has information for people living in Wales, covering business and the economy, health and social services, education and skills, environment and agriculture, community cohesion, local services and the third sector.

Preparing Your Business for Brexit 
Make sure your business is prepared. Access the Business Wales Brexit diagnostic tool, resources, checklist, events and services to help your business plan and prepare for Brexit. Find out more here.

Food and drink businesses in Wales who trade with the EU will need to make changes. Information and guidance is available here.

Preparing for Brexit and Business Readiness events 
UK Government is running four free events in October to support businesses in Wales prepare for Brexit. Each event will feature interactive support, advice stands and in-depth sessions led by subject matter experts. Find out more and register here

Preparing for no deal Brexit if you work in tourism 
UK Government has produced a 10 point checklist to understand what you need to do to prepare for no deal Brexit if you work in the tourism or hospitality business. Take a look here.


For those visiting the UK after the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019, information can be found on what will be needed to visit the UK, including whether a visa will be required, what needs to be shown at the UK border and driving in the UK.

To find out more, visit the UK Government Visas and Immigration website, where you can find specific guidance on visiting the UK after Brexit and share with your visitors and customers.

With around 80,000 EU citizens currently living, working and studying in Wales, many have not yet applied to the UK government’s Settlement Scheme to remain in the UK after Brexit. A new package of support has recently been announced to help EU citizens prepare for Brexit and continue to live and work in Wales. Find out more here.

The Home Office has also published this factsheet on EU citizens and freedom of movement.