Although the EU have now extended the deadline to agree the withdrawal agreement - to 31 October 2019 - there is still a chance we will exit with a no-deal outcome.
In a pamphlet recently published by the government we are provided with some important areas to consider if we leave the EU without a deal. For example, any UK business that imports or exports goods will be responsible for making customs declarations and businesses that trade with the EU should ensure they register for a UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number as soon as possible. This identification number will be required even if the business appoints a customs agent to assist in making customs declarations.
Some other areas that should also be considered as we prepare to leave the EU are also highlighted in the pamphlet, these include: