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Brexit – impact on ICAEW members

The transition period ended on 31 December 2020 and a UK-EU trade deal has been agreed. There are new rules, effective 1 January 2021. Find a range of resources to help you navigate this new chapter.

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ICAEW presents a series of webinars to help you find out more about the implications of Brexit for your business.

Upcoming webinars

Date Webinar title Accessibility and cost Booking
19 January 2021 The UK and DAC 6 post-Brexit - where do we go from here?
This webinar from the Tax Faculty will help if you or your clients have transactions with Europe. Watch the webinar to discover the likely future shape of cross-border arrangement disclosure requirements for UK advisers and their clients.
No charge for Tax Faculty members and Faculties Online subscribers
Book now
27 January 2021 VAT and Customs Duty implications of the UK leaving the EU & ways of generating cash for your business
An ICAEW Southern webinar covering two topics: firstly Brexit and the implications from a VAT perspective; followed by an overview of the UK's Research and Development regime (for SMEs), including how businesses can maximise the relief as well as generate a cash benefit.
 No charge Book now
4 February 2021 Brexit and audit
Learn more about how the end of the Brexit transition period affects auditor’s work, including the impact on risk assessments and practical audit considerations.
No charge for Audit and Assurance Faculty members, Faculties online subscribers and ICAEW members. Book now
23 February 2021 The UK-EU trade agreement - what does it mean for businesses? 
Webinar hosted by ICAEW Beds, Bucks & Herts, with Ruth Corkin leading a virtual discussion group on the current trade position relating to Brexit.
 No charge Book now
11 March 2021 Brexit impacts: Midlands Business Confidence Monitor event
Expert speakers will explore ICAEW’s latest Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) data and add their own viewpoints to the conversation to create a lively and informative discussion about Brexit, its likely impact and how the local economy can move forward stronger than ever.
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On-demand webinars

The information in on-demand webinars reflects the understanding of ICAEW at the time of recording, but things may have changed since that time. You should consult the latest guidance alongside a viewing of these on-demand webinars.

Date Webinar title Accessibility and cost Booking
4 November 2020 Taking the financial risk out of exporting
Join this webinar to hear more about export financing and the options available for SME businesses. In this practical webinar we will look at the types of products and support on offer from financial institutions. We will look at the first steps you should take, how a typical application works and current support available from government.
No charge  Watch now
2 November 2020 Brexit: What we know – Labour and personnel issues
This webinar with CIPD and Edwin Coe will discuss the personnel and immigration issues that businesses and employees might face through the end of the transition period. Hear from two experts on these issues, and use the opportunity to ask questions on this important subject.

Read Brexit planning: how to hire overseas talent for highlights on how the new sponsor licensing system will work and the potential challenges for businesses.
No charge for ICAEW members Watch now
30 October 2020 Customs and VAT post the transitional period
This webinar will cover some of the practical points that businesses and their advisors should be aware of in relation to goods moving between the UK and EU
No charge Watch now
The way you hire from the EU is changing from 1 January 2021

Thinking of hiring from the EU in 2021?

Find out how to become a sponsor, who you can hire, and how this affects EU citizens that you already employ.