And so here we are.
An independent nation once again, determining our own trade policy and securing our own agreements with countries all over the world.
Our final transition out of the EU marked with those bongs from Big Ben at 11pm on December 31 means that almost everything you knew about doing business will have changed in some way or another.
Heres some good news to start the new year (and heaven knows, we need it).
Brexit and the end of the transition period on December 31 is unlikely to have a huge effect on your rights as an employee.
At least for now.
Most of the employment laws which were in place prior to our final transition out of the EU will simply be adopted as UK law for the time being and will remain in place until the UK Government decides to change or amend it.
Of course, nobody can predict the future with any certainty (a lesson weve all learnt over these past 12 months) but there is unlikely to be an immediate rush on the Governments part to start tearing up all the employment legislation we have inherited whilst being a part of the EU.