International trade

Local businesses will need to follow new rules on exports, imports, tariffs, data and hiring after the UK officially left the European Union. 

We want to make sure all local businesses are aware of the new rules which came into force on 1 January 2021. 

Find out what it means for your business see Brexit guidance - GOV.UK

Department for International Trade

Secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment.

Find more information on GOV.UK department for international trade

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

More information on the LCCI

Export Planner

Looking for new export markets, please try our innovative platform.

More information on Export Planner

Open to Export

Free export advice for international growth

Find out more about Open to Export

EU Post-Transition Business Resource Hub 

The London Growth Hub has launched an EU Post-Transition support hub which provides a range of services including webinars, factsheets and advice. 

Find out more about the Brexit business resource hub

The London Growth Hub is also delivering bespoke support with two specialist EU transition advisers who can provide businesses with the most up-to-date guidance concerning: 

  • Employing and managing staff 
  • Importing and exporting with the EU 
  • Managing data and intellectual property 
  • Business travel. 

Book a session with an adviser here London Business Hub EU Transition Adviser - London Business Hub

FSB EU Transition Hub 

The Federation of Small Businesses has an online EU Transition Hub providing information and guidance on the changes. Get more information from The UK transition | FSB, The Federation of Small Businesses.

Step by step guides for importers and exporters

Import goods into the UK: step by step

Export goods from the UK: step by step

Trading standards law explained

Advice from Business Companion website on the law and leaving the EU

Need more help?

Please contact the H&F Trading Standards team at if you have any further questions or need more support.