Scottish Government urges businesses to check Brexit advice

Scottish businesses are being urged to ensure they are aware of the latest Brexit advice ahead of the EU transition period ending at 11pm on Thursday.

The Prepare for Brexit website is being updated throughout the holiday period with the latest information on what steps businesses should take as Britain leaves the EU single market and customs union.

Traffic to the multi-partner site continues to increase, with more than 40,000 page views since the end of September. The most viewed pages on Prepare for Brexit have been information on tariffs and the Brexit checklist.

In addition, over the past month Scotland’s enterprise agencies have contacted more than 800 companies identified as being particularly vulnerable to Brexit to offer targeted advice and guidance.

Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop said: “Scotland did not vote for Brexit and it is unacceptable that businesses have been left to prepare against a backdrop of confusion and

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