What To Do If There’s No Deal

Many of our members are concerned about the possibility of a so-called No Deal Brexit. We have made strong representations to the negotiating parties on the need for an agreement.

Even if there is no agreement between negotiating parties by the currently understood deadlines (the December 2018 European Summit) – they will still need to keep talking. It’s possible that no comprehensive deal will be agreed on the UK’s departure and future arrangements. That may lead to more limited discussions on specific issues like aviation and data but that cannot be guaranteed.

The UK Government, European Commission and other national governments would be expected to put contingency plans in place. These would include a series of unilateral measures and a plan for what to do in crucial areas where unilateral measures do not suffice.

In any case, this would be a fast-moving scenario with frequent news updates.

We have listed the most important official sources here.

  UK Government  How To Prepare If The UK Leaves The EU With No Deal
  Belgian government  Brexit Impact Scan
  European Commission  Brexit Preparedness
   Customs guide for businesses






We will add further sources whenever possible.

The British Chamber of Commerce to Belgium and the EU will stay in close touch with UK, EU and Belgian authorities to ensure we can provide members with as much insight as possible.


Practical Help

If you need assistance on UK / Belgium or other European markets, you should make use of
tools like the Brexit Impact Scan, but you’re also likely to need practical support.

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