The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) have agreed a "flexible extension" of the Brexit process until 31 October 2019. The extension can be terminated if a withdrawal deal is agreed.

We are working on local and regional planning for leaving the EU. Telford & Wrekin Council is part of the West Mercia Local Resilience Forum, a multi-agency forum made up of Police, Fire, Ambulance, NHS, Local Authorities, Environment Agency and others.

On this page, you will find a wealth of information and guidance, provided by central government, for both residents and businesses that relate to civil resilience, environmental health, licensing and trading standards.

Please view the following headings for more information.

There is a large amount of information provided on the Government’s Website to help you prepare and understand how leaving the EU might affect you or your family.

  • work - includes workplace rights and working in the EU
  • going and being abroad - includes passports, foreign travel advice, pet travel and mobile roaming fees
  • transport - includes driving licences, vehicle insurance and flying to the EU
  • environment - includes environmental standards and food labels
  • business and industry - includes consumer rights, banking and selling online
  • education, training and skills - includes studying abroad and Erasmus+ (EU programme for education, training, youth and sport).

Further Information on how to prepare:

It makes sense for businesses to prepare for different Brexit scenarios. For advice for your business, just answer a few short questions on the Government's business readiness website to help understand how leaving the EU may affect your business and what you can do to get ready.

Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and the Government offer information around Brexit to support businesses:

There is lots of information of the Governments Website to help you prepare and understand the impact of Brexit on your business:

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