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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

BEIS Update: Rules for providing services are changing

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

In the run-up to the end of the transition period on 31st December, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued further guidance for businesses regarding the rules covering the provision of services.

Regardless of the UK's future trading relationship with the EU, from 1 January, new rules will apply for providing services.

Help is available to ensure your business is ready. Businesses are urged to:

Making changes now will ensure a smooth end to the transition period and see businesses ready to take advantage of the new opportunities that being an independent trading nation will bring.

If you would like further information on getting fully prepared, you can find out what actions you may need to take by using the checker tool at and signing up for business readiness updates.

In spite of the current very challenging times for businesses, with the end of the transition period now just over a month away, it is extremely important that businesses are ready for the new rules that come into effect on 1 January 2021.