SME Brexit Support Fund is open for applications

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover.

Traders can apply for up to £2,000 in total through two types of grants:

Grant for Training: The grants can be used to provide training on the following:

  • How to complete customs declarations  
  • How to manage customs processes and use customs software and systems  
  • Specific import and export related aspects including VAT, excise and rules of origin 

Grant for Professional Advice: The grant can be used to get professional advice, so your business can meet its customs, excise, import VAT or safety and security declaration requirements.

Applications will close on 30 June 2021 or earlier, if all funding is allocated before this date.

Government Helpline numbers

There are a number of specific helplines for you to get support on transition

  • Customs declarations, simplified customs procedures, duties and tariffs: 0300 322 9434
  • CE / UKCA marking: 0121 345 1201
  • Regulation of medicines and medical devices: 020 3080 6000
  • Supply of medicinal products: 0800 915 9964
  • Intellectual Property Office: 0300 300 2000
  • Home Office helpline: 0300 790 6268
  • Department for International Trade Brexit Enquiry Service: 0300 123 7379