The LEP is producing a Brexit Action Plan to support businesses following the UK's exit from the EU. 

On the 29th March 2019 the UK is scheduled to formally leave the European Union. In order to ensure businesses in Greater Lincolnshire are fully prepared, the Greater Lincolnshire LEP is producing a Brexit Action Plan incorporating a number of activities throughout 2018/19 in order to support businesses in becoming prepared for the changes Brexit might bring.

These include:

  • Publication of an impact analysis of Brexit on Greater Lincolnshire's key sectors.
  • A series of breakfast meetings aimed at local businesses, in partnership with Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.
  • Provision of Brexit toolkits for businesses to utilise.

Tailored advice for your business

The Government has produced a seven point business tool to find the guidance documents bespoke to your business, relevant to your business size, activity, and industry sector.

Preparation for a 'no-deal' Brexit

Businesses are also being encourages to prepare in the possibility of a 'no-deal' Brexit, in the case that a deal can't be agreed by the 29th March 2019. The Government has issued information to assist businesses preparation:

  • Technical notes – Providing guidance on how to prepare for a 'no-deal'
  • Partnership pack – How to prepare for changes at the UK border, after a 'no-deal'

Available funding

Funding is available for businesses to help complete custom declarations, with grants available to provide training for employees and IT upgrades

Gathering Evidence

The LEP are keen to hear from businesses across Greater Lincolnshire in regards to Brexit preparation and how Brexit might impact supply chains – positively or negatively. Contact details and further information about Brexit can be found on Business Lincolnshire.