If the UK parliament approves the European Union Withdrawal Agreement Bill, the UK will leave the EU in an orderly fashion, i.e. with a deal. This deal states, among other things, that freedom of movement of people and workers will be fully guaranteed during a transitional period that will end on 31 December 2020.
A no-deal Brexit would make the UK a third country overnight, which would not only result in significant economic turmoil but would also affect UK nationals wishing to come and stay or work in Belgium after Brexit, and vice versa. Although a no-deal Brexit scenario currently doesn’t appear to be the most likely outcome, we’ll briefly outline the no-deal contingency measures that were adopted by the Belgian federal and regional parliaments and which cover mobile workers, for the sake of completeness.
Volledig artikel en bron: PwC Legal