The letter asks businesses to take a number of actions to prepare for no deal. These include:
There are also important updates on the way businesses trading with the EU pay import VAT and use EU VAT IT systems if we leave with no deal. You can read the full letter on GOV.UK at: Letters on 'no deal' Brexit advice for businesses only trading with the EU.
These changes do not apply to trade across the Northern Ireland-Ireland land border. We will set out information about the arrangements for trading with Ireland as soon as we can.
To support the letter we have also published new guides on GOV.UK on:
The guides provide further information explaining what these changes mean for UK businesses that trade with the EU. You can find all of the guides we have produced to help UK businesses prepare for EU Exit on theTrading with the EU if the UK leaves without a deal page on GOV.UK.
Further support and guidance for UK businesses
If you are unsure how the UK leaving the EU in a no deal scenario will affect your business, then you can use our Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU tool on GOV.UK. The tool helps all UK businesses: