26 October 2019: Guidance for the Steel Sector The final outcome remains uncertain, and leaving the EU without a deal remains possible. HM Government is keen to ensure that UK business are prepared for this outcome. The current guidance therefore focuses exclusively on advising members on how to adjust to a No Deal Brexit.
8 April 2019: The guidance aims to equip members with the information to have more detailed discussion with customers and, hopefully, assuage some concerns about the risks of continuing to use UK steel.
Implications of a No Deal Brexit for UK Steel Companies
4 February 2019: In August 2018 UK Steel set out in a policy note the severe implications for steel companies if the UK were to leave the EU without a deal. Since then the Government has negotiated its Withdrawal Agreement, which has in turn been rejected by Parliament. In the light of this rejection, the government has at the time of writing explicitly refused to rule out a “no deal” Brexit.