DBEI Getting Business Ready Overview

Getting Business Brexit Ready The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement and we are now in a transitional period until 31 December 2020. During this time, the UK remains part of the EU Single Market and Customs Union so EU rules and regulations continue to apply. […]

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Enterprise Ireland Brexit Preparation

Prepare Your Business for Customs Are you planning to move goods to, from or through the UK after Brexit? These one-day interactive workshops, run regionally by Local Enterprise Offices will provide businesses with a better understanding of the potential impacts, formalities and procedures to be adopted when trading with a country which is outside the Single Market […]

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DBEI Supports Summary

Supports to get your business Brexit Ready Government departments, enterprise agencies and regulatory bodies have a range of supports covering advice, finance and training to help your business navigate its way through Brexit. Below is a summary of supports and resources available to get your business Brexit Ready. Advice and guidance Financial supports Skills and training Advice […]

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DBEI Upskilling Supports

Supports to get your business Brexit Ready: Upskilling The Government runs a range of training supports for upskilling in various skillsets identified as key to addressing the trade related challenges of Brexit including customs clearance, supply chain management, logistics, business development (sales/marketing), financial management and foreign languages: Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Ready for Customs’ The new €20 million Customs Clearing Capacity Building […]

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InterTradeIreland Brexit Planning Voucher

Planning Voucher Act now – advice and support worth £2000/€2250 Are you a business looking to navigate your way through Brexit and are unsure what to do next? InterTradeIreland offers 100% financial support up to £2000/€2250 (inclusive of VAT) towards professional advice in relation to Brexit matters. This support can help your business get advice […]

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SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme

Brexit Loan Scheme A scheme to fund working capital requirements or to fund innovation, change or adaptation of the business to mitigate the impact of Brexit. The SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme is offered in partnership with the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, and is supported […]

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LEO Supports

Brexit: Customs Insights course (online) The Customs Insights course from Enterprise Ireland helps businesses understand the key customs concepts, documentation and processes required to move goods from, to and through the UK. The online course, which is open to companies of all sizes, will provide learners with a firm understanding of the customs implications for […]

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Enterprise Ireland Be Prepared Grant

The Be Prepared Grant offers up to €5,000 to assist in the cost of developing a strategic response to Brexit. The grant is intended to provide support to clients to use external resources to undertake a short assignment to determine how the company could respond to the threats and opportunities of Brexit. The grant can […]

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Enterprise Ireland Ready for Customs Grant

Why Irish business needs to be Ready for Customs From the 1st January 2021 our trading relationship with the UK will change fundamentally. One of the most urgent issues facing Irish businesses is that exporting goods to or importing goods from the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) will require a customs declaration. Our research reveals that […]

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Failte Ireland Brexit Response

Irish tourism has been a crucial economic driver for our country particularly in recent years, but it has been badly affected by two separate challenges – exiting of the UK from EU (Brexit) and the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 pandemic. While COVID-19 has hit all Irish tourism businesses, many businesses had also been experiencing the impact of the UK’s Brexit […]

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HSA Brexit Preparation

Brexit The UK left the European Union on January 31st 2020. A transition period applies until December 31st 2020. Until that date, EU legislation will continue to apply in the UK and the UK will also remain part of the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. During the transition period, it will be ‘business as […]

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Budget 2020 and Brexit

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Supports Ireland (Oct 2019)

Overview   Published: 16 September 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Assessing your Brexit readiness Getting advice Managing currency risk Financial supports Upskilling supports Brexit represents a significant challenge for businesses in Ireland, which can’t be underestimated. That’s why Government, working with industry bodies and business groups, started preparing supports for business from the time Brexit […]

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State Funds and Supports

Government Brexit Programmes, Funds & Supports Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Assessing your Brexit Readiness Getting Advice Managing Currency Risk Financial Supports Upskilling Supports Brexit represents a significant challenge for businesses in Ireland, which can’t be underestimated. That’s why Government, working with industry bodies and business groups, started preparing supports for […]

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Government Supports

Government Supports for Business In 2017 and 2018, over €450 million was allocated in dedicated businesssupports, including Budget 2018’s €300 million Brexit Loan Scheme for Business. As of December, over 280 businesses were approved for loans under this scheme, 58 of which have progressed to sanction to a value of €13.43 million. More than 3,500 […]

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Summary of Supports

Department for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Preparing for Brexit The UK decision to leave the EU from March 2019 will entail changes to trading arrangements with our nearest neighbour. The Government is committed to supporting Brexit impacted enterprises to sustain employment and economic activity to the greatest extent possible. Government Departments, enterprise agencies and regulatory […]

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Local Enterprise Office Supports

Be Prepared Grant The Be Prepared Grant supports Enterprise Ireland clients in preparing an action plan. It is designed for SMEs who would benefit from further research and the use of external expertise in developing this plan. The grant— which offers up to €5,000 in support— can be used to help cover consultancy, travel and […]

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Enterprise Ireland Supports

Brexit: Act On Initiative The Brexit: Act On programme has been developed to focus on three main areas of capability (1) Financial and Currency Management (2) Strategic Sourcing and (3) Customs and Logistics. Delivered over the course of two half day sessions with an independent consultant, the initiative helps companies decide on specific actions over […]

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InterTradeIreland (Cross Border Body)

Brexit Advice For those concerned about tariffs, our team can guide and advise you through possible World Trade Organisation tariffs that may apply to your business. Our online planning guide for Brexit will help you address any questions or concerns you have in relation to the impact that Freedom of Movement may have in relation […]

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Brexit Loan Scheme (RoI)

The Brexit Loan Scheme The SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme is offered in partnership with the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine and is supported by the InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility, with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments. The loans are available […]

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Enterprise and Training Supports

July 2019 Enterprise Supports Across Government, various departments and their agencies/bodies have substantially reoriented their suites of enterprise supports, strategies and structures to cover the spectrum of potential Brexit impacts. These range from preparedness vouchers, liquidity support through short term working capital loans for SMEs impacted by Brexit, and restructuring aid for businesses in severe […]

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NSAI Brexit

Standards What are standards? The formal definition of “Standards” from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is “A document, established by consensus and approved by a recognized body, that provides, for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results, aimed at the achievement of […]

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