The government has launched an SME Brexit Support Fund which will give grants of up to £2,000 to help small businesses cope with the additional burden of post Brexit paperwork and costs when trading with the EU.
Small businesses are facing complex new customs processes, VAT requirements and rules of origin and the grants are to enable these businesses to buy-in expertise, training, and practical support.
Which businesses are eligible?
To qualify for the grant the business must:
The business must also either:
How can businesses apply?
Businesses will apply online and it is anticipated that applications will be open this month.
The government will update this page when applications can be submitted https://www.gov.uk/guidance/grants-to-help-small-and-medium-sized-businesses-new-to-importing-or-exporting
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