Budget 2020 and No Deal Brexit

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Getting Business Brexit Ready Dept BEI

Getting Business Brexit Ready How will Brexit affect my business? Supply chain Customs Tariffs/Duty Certification, Regulation and Licensing Currency Movement  Working Capital and Funding Data Protection  Sectoral information Brexit could affect your business in a number of different ways. Under EU law, businesses have different responsibilities depending on where they are situated in the supply […]

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Sectoral Preparation Dept BEI

Sectoral Information Some sectors are exposed to different Brexit-related issues than others, or are exposed to a greater extent. Below you will find information on sector-specific Brexit-related issues. Retail Distribution chains within the retail sector are highly integrated across Ireland and the UK. Many retail businesses, from independent retailers to large international chains directly or […]

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Brexit Planning and Action Structures

1. Brexit Planning and Action Structures Since before the Brexit referendum took place, the Government has been preparing for different possible scenarios. On the day of the referendum vote on 24 June 2016, our initial contingency planning was made publicly available. This framework was central to the development of Ireland’s position in the negotiations on […]

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North South Relations July 2019

Northern Ireland and North-South Relations The Government has consistently highlighted the risks that Brexit poses for Northern Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement, and repeatedly underlined that a no deal Brexit is in no one’s interests, least of all for the people of Northern Ireland who will be most affected. The Protocol on Ireland and […]

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Economic and Budgetary Response July 2019

Economic and Budgetary Response Ireland is facing the challenge of Brexit in a strong economic position, with record employment levels and unemployment down to 4.5 per cent – the lowest since 2005. The IMD’s latest report ranked Ireland as the world’s seventh most competitive economy (out of 63 economies assessed) and second most competitive economy […]

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Stakeholder Engagement July 2019

Communications and Stakeholder Engagement In recent months, the Government’s stakeholder outreach and communications activities have increasingly focused on preparing businesses and citizens for the practical implications of Brexit, including a no deal scenario. Communications: Public Information and Outreach Across government departments and state agencies, extensive work has taken place to inform businesses and citizens about […]

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Contingency Plan Update July 2019 Summary

Executive Summary This update to the Brexit Contingency Action Plan takes place in the context of the extension of the Brexit Article 50 process until 31 October 2019 (postponed to 31 January 2020 with an effective exit date on 31 December 2020), which was agreed by the European Council at its meeting on 10 April. The Conclusions of that European Council make clear that there can be no opening […]

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Trading in Animals and Animal Products

  8 April 2019 Addressing the challenges of a no deal Brexit takes place at a number of levels and requires responses at the EU level, responses by Government, responses by citizens, and responses by businesses and affected sectors. While extensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning has already been undertaken across Government, it is only […]

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Customs Roles and Responsibilities Post-Brexit [Irish Revenue]

Roles and responsibilities for customs declarations post-Brexit Overview Ferry and airline operator obligations Haulier and freight forwarder obligations Importer obligations Exporter obligations Overview Post-Brexit, Irish businesses will have to comply with customs obligations when moving goods to, from or through the UK. The different roles and obligations of the various players in the supply chain are […]

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Construction Sector [Ireland]

Latest Government advice for those in the construction & building trade 2 April 2019 The decision of the UK to leave the EU means change. Addressing the challenges of the UK leaving the EU, particularly without any deal, requires response at EU level, by Government, by citizens, and responses by businesses, and affected sectors. As part […]

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Trading with the UK (revised)

Trading with the UK Last updated: 2 April 2019 Published: 28 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Goods: For all businesses trading with the UK Goods: For traders who may have VAT liabilities in the UK post-Brexit Goods: For traders trading in excisable products Goods: For traders importing animal or animal products Goods: For […]

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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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Staffing

Staffing Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach A large number of businesses in Ireland have staff who are UK citizens and/or travel over and back from the UK. Likewise, there are a large number of UK companies that operate and employ people in Ireland including Irish citizens and other nationalities. A key […]

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Transport [Ireland]

Transport and Logistics Last updated: 1 March 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Aviation Transporting goods through the UK Road haulage Maritime As an island, Ireland is very dependent on maritime and air transport connectivity for imports and exports. The UK ‘landbridge’ is also very important for the distribution of goods, […]

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Trading with the UK

Trading with the UK Published: 28 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Goods: For all businesses trading with the UK Goods: For traders who may have VAT liabilities in the UK post Brexit Goods: For traders trading in excisable products Goods: For traders importing animal or animal products Goods: For traders importing plants and […]

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Data Protection

Data Protection Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU-wide standard for protecting people’s data. It sets out the high standards of data protection and obligations that companies must meet when processing personal data. With the UK due to leave the EU, we are working […]

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Regulation and Licensing

Certification, Regulation and Licensing Published: 28 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach For all businesses For companies sourcing products from the UK For companies importing chemicals from the UK Professional qualifications & licences to practise For all businesses Certificates, licences and authorisations are required for trade in the EU for many types of goods […]

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Supply Chain

Supply Chain Last updated: 1 March 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach If you trade with the UK or your supply chain is partly dependant on the UK you may need to take steps to mitigate the impact of Brexit. Businesses should review their operations to see if they rely on […]

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Administration and Finance

Administration and Banking Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Banking & Financial Services Commercial Contracts Financial risk & currency management Energy Supply Banking & Financial Services There has been significant work at the national and EU level to ensure continuity of service across banking, payments, insurance and financial markets post-Brexit. It is […]

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Daily Life

Daily Life Last updated: 28 February 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Healthcare Finances Energy Supply Food Supply Mobile phones & roaming Consumer Rights Data Protection Brexit is likely to affect some day-to-day consumer issues, particularly in a no deal scenario. In such a no deal scenario, the departure of the […]

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Living and Working

  Living and Working Last updated: 28 February 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Travelling & Visas Social welfare rights & entitlements Health Education Voting Driving There are large numbers of Irish citizens living and working in the UK, and British citizens living and working in Ireland, and this will continue […]

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