EU Exit – What do I need to know?

The UK plans to leave the European Union in March 2019 (known as Brexit).

The links on this page include online resources from the Scottish and UK Governments and include information of relevance to business, European Union (EU) citizens living in the UK and UK citizens living in the EU.

The Scottish Government provides details and guidance including information on Scotland’s future relationship with the EU, science and research, people, jobs and investment.

Advice for EU citizens

The EU Settlement Scheme provides details about how EU citizens and their families can obtain settled status in the UK:

Advice for businesses

Many local businesses will have employees who are EU citizens. The UK and Scottish Governments have both provided useful guidance for businesses to help prepare for the UK leaving the EU.