Support for businesses

Prepare for Brexit

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Prepare your business for Brexit

Confused about where Brexit might be heading? You're not alone. Whatever your business size, location, or sector, we'll support you to take the necessary action to safeguard your business growth.

Anticipate. Plan. Adapt.

Scotland’s enterprise and skills agencies are working together to help businesses across Scotland overcome the challenges posed by Brexit.


Step 1

Know how Brexit will impact your business?

Take a free self-assessment on the website. Then, download your tailored guide on things to consider to prepare your business for possible Brexit scenarios. 7 steps and 7 minutes is all it takes.

Get access to the latest Brexit resources, advice, events and funding to help you develop your plans.

"The self-assessment tool highlights some important questions which businesses must address, coupled with guidance on where they can turn to for support and review latest announcements." - Kevin Shakespeare, Institute of Export

Start your Brexit self-assessment


Step 2

Take action now to secure your supply chain

To help mitigate the risks there are certain actions businesses need to take now.

We've identified actions you need to do immediately in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Read our Brexit checklist on

Worried about the impact of Brexit on your supply chain? Be resilient. Know your options and plan ahead with our help.

More on Brexit impacts on supply chain


Step 3

Struggling with the costs of preparing for Brexit?

Brexit Support Grant

Our Brexit Support Grant provides from £2,000 up to £4,000 to help your business manage a wide range of Brexit impacts.

Find out if you're eligible, what the grant can be used for and how to apply.

Apply today

Make it to Market grant

Our Make it to Market grant provides up to £5,000 grant funding available to enter international markets. 

Find out if you're eligible, what the grant can be used for and how to apply.

Apply today

Customs Grant Schemes

HMRC is providing grants for customs documentation recruitment, training and IT improvements. This will help customs intermediaries, traders and hauliers prepare customs procedures and checks after Brexit. Find out if your business is eligible.

Register on the HMRC website

Got a Brexit planning question?

Get in touch with our experts for the latest on Brexit, its impact on Scottish businesses, and how we can help you navigate potential challenges.