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Guidance for goods importers Click to get info
The process for importing goods from the EU will change. Businesses in England, Wales and Scotland need to complete the following actions to continue importing from EU countries from 1 January 2021. There will also be changes to moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland.
Support for UK exporters Click to get info
The Department for International Trade has launched an online service to help British exporters identify new trade opportunities overseas. The trade barriers service will allow users to search for information about barriers which could restrict trade and investment in overseas markets. It will also help exporters identify potential markets and growth opportunities for their products and services.
Changes to IP rights and processes after Brexit transition Click to get info
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has published updated guidance about how intellectual property laws in the UK will change after the Brexit transition period ends. From 1 January 2021, a range of changes to intellectual property rights will be in force, which will impact trade marks, designs and registered designs. The IPO has also outlined changes to the process for applying for intellectual property protection.
Data sharing and protection laws post-Brexit Click to get info
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published its Data Sharing Code of Practice. The code will help organisations and businesses ensure their data sharing practices are fair, transparent and secure. The ICO has also launched a data sharing information hub, and have urged UK businesses to prepare for changes to data protection law that will come into force after the end of the Brexit transition period.