EU Exit

Key points to remember in the run up to the EU Settlement Scheme 30 June 2021 deadline 

Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status) - GOV.UK


EU Settlement Scheme - People who lack mental capacity - Webinar presentation from the Aire Centre 26 May 2021

EU Settlement Scheme - Update - (Presentation from Heather Booth, ADASS)

Supporting European Economic Area (EEA) nationals with care needs 
Guidance for Adult Social Care and care providers  


EU Settlement Scheme: community groups toolkit - collection 

This toolkit equips you with the right materials and information to support EU citizens to apply to stay in the UK.


EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance

Published:28 August 2018 | Last updated:10 June 2021, 
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.


EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations - guidance 

Published 15 November 2018 | 26 May 2021, 
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).


Healthcare for EU citizens living in or moving to the UK - guidance 

Published 19 March 2019 | Last updated 9 March 2021, 
Information on accessing healthcare for citizens from EU countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland living in or moving to the UK.


Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel - guidance 

Published 25 February 2021
Sets out the principles and best practice benchmarks health and social care employers and recruitment agencies must follow to ensure effective, ethical international recruitment.


EU Settlement Scheme and adults using care services - guidance 
22 February 2021
This document provides information and guidance about the EU Settlement Scheme and its implications for vulnerable people who use social care services whether it be in their own home, residential setting, and/or access care support on a regular or infrequent basis. 


EU Settlement Scheme: applying from outside the UK - guidance 
Published 9 April 2019 | Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates
Information for applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme who are applying from outside the UK.


EU Settlement Scheme - Guidance for adult social care providers 
This guidance provides information and advice on the EU Settlement Scheme and its implications for the adult social care workforce, people who use social care services and their family and friends in England. It’s aimed at all adult social care managers, owners and workforce/HR leads in England. Care Provider Alliance


When the clapping stops: EU Care Workers after Brexit - JCWI report January 2021
Research finds that as well vulnerable EEA+ citizens, care workers and other key workers – the very people we are relying on to pull us through the COVID crisis – are in real danger of being left behind by the EU Settlement Scheme.


Guidance on nutrition and health claims on foods - Guidance 
Published 18 November 2011 | Last updated 11 January 2021 — see all updates
This guidance and starter guide has been issued in order to comply with Regulation (EC) 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods.


UK visa sponsorship for employers - GOV.UK
You’ll usually need a sponsor licence to employ someone to work for you from outside the UK. This includes citizens of the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland who arrived in the UK after 31 December 2020. 


Guidance for the health and care sector from 1 January 2021 - Collection 
Published 20 November 2020 | Last updated 30 December 2020 — see all updates 
Information for industry and organisations involved in health and care on preparing for the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.


End of Transition Period: Keeping data safe - CPA and Digital Social Care Briefing
This information has been developed as part of the Care Provider Alliance guidance to adult social care providers on business continuity, including the end of the transition period.


Using personal data in your business or other organisation - Guidance Published 31 December 2020
What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA.


Letter to the health and care sector about the UK–EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement - Correspondence 30.12.2020
Edward Argar wrote to the health and social care sector about the UK–EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement and the government's preparations for 1 January 2021.

The letter tells the health and social care sector what the UK–EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement means for health and social care including the areas of continuity of supply; health security & science; reciprocal healthcare and the new GHIC card.


Preparing for EU transition in adult social care - Letter 21.12.2020
A letter from Michelle Dyson, Director General of Adult Social Care at DHSC, to adult social care providers and local authority directors of adult social services on how to prepare for the end of the transition period.


Employing EU citizens in the UK - guidance Published 14 October 2020

Information for employers on employing EU, EEA and Swiss citizens in the UK, covering right to work checks, the EU Settlement Scheme and the UK’s new immigration system.


Immigration health surcharge: applying for reimbursement - guidance
Published 1 October 2020
How to apply for your immigration health surcharge (IHS) reimbursement if you work in health and care.


New immigration system: what you need to know - guidance
Published 28 January 2020 | Last updated 13 July 2020 — see all updates
The UK has introduced a points-based immigration system.