On 31st December 2020, the UK exited the European Union Customs Union & the Single European Market. On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU negotiators reached an “agreement in principle” on the text of a new trade and cooperation agreement to govern their relations now that the UK has left the EU.
Regardless of your own political persuasions, there is no doubt that the EU Exit has had, and continues to have, an undeniable impact on businesses most valuable resources – people. Whether it be highly skilled professionals and academics, or the tens of thousands of workers in retail, care, agriculture and on the shop-floor, the UK has a key time ahead of us, ensuring access to labour of the quality and volume required.
How can Hewett Recruitment support you regarding the EU Exit?
Hewett Recruitment have created our Brexit Hub – an online resource providing up to date information for clients and candidates alike to help them educate themselves, their colleagues and their employees. Key information regarding specifics will be accessible, whilst Hewett will also be working with individual clients to advise them on their Brexit strategy. We are utilising our strong relationships with our Candidates to manage their expectations and influence as best we can.
There will be dedicated members of the Hewett team managing the Brexit Hub to ensure we can field all enquires. Our aim is get past the often emotive headlines and provide accurate, relevant information to all those involved in and impacted by the Brexit conversation.
Navigate the Brexit Hub:
- Changes for Businesses and Citizens
- Useful Brexit News Sources
- Brexit Business Resources for Clients
- Brexit Resources for Candidates
- View a summary of the EU-UK Trade & Cooperation Agreement from the Chamber of Commerce
- EU Settlement Scheme Guidance
Both citizens and businesses of all sizes and sectors must be aware of the changes ahead in order to not see any detrimental impact. We advise you "Check, Change, Go" with the GOV.uk 'Brexit Checker'. The Brexit checker allows you to get a personalised list of actions for you, your business and your family covering the new rules that apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe.
Check what you need to do differently if you are:
- importing goods from the EU
- exporting goods to the EU
- moving goods to or from Northern Ireland
- providing services to EU countries
- travelling to the EU
- living and working in the EU
- staying in the UK if you’re an EU citizen
For a complete list of actions, personalised to your circumstances, use the 'Brexit Checker' tool.
As a client, your Brexit Hub Hewett Ambassador is Ben Mannion, Hewett Recruitment Director
Got some questions? Get in touch!