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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Construction Sector

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

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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Studying

Studying Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Primary & post-primary education that includes cross border travel Higher education Further education Erasmus+ Professional qualifications Students in both the UK and Ireland regularly receive some or all of their education in either country. This is one of the features of the Common Travel Area […]

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Travelling And Visiting

Travelling and Visiting Last updated: 28 February 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Flying Driving Cross border public transport services Mobile phones & roaming Travelling with pets There is a very high volume of travel between Ireland and the UK, from tourists and people visiting friends and family to people commuting […]

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Family and Misc.

Legal Matters & Rights Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Ireland and the UK both have a common law system, enjoy a Common Travel Area, which includes certain legal rights, and are currently both members of the EU and its supporting legal rules. The Irish and UK Governments are working to ensure […]

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Getting Business Brexit Ready [Feb 2019]

Getting Business Brexit Ready As it stands, the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union as of 11pm on Friday, 29 March 2019. As of 30 March 2019, the UK will be a third country. If the Withdrawal Agreement is ratified before 30 March 2019, most of the legal effects of Brexit will apply […]

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Data Protection Guidance (Irish DPC)

Guidance on Transfers of Personal Data from Ireland to the UK in the Event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit 08th February 2019 A. Are you an Irish company that transfers personal data to the UK (including Northern Ireland)? See below a non-exhaustive list of examples of ways you might be transferring data to a UK-based company […]

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Standards Authority Presentation I

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Standards Authority Presentation II

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Standards Authority (Medical Devices)

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Update 30 Jan 2019

Update to Contingency Action Plan 30 January 2019 Since the publication of the Contingency Action Plan on 19 December 2018, the Government has continued to intensify its preparations for a no deal scenario across a range of sectors. Cabinet has been taking key decisions to advance the implementation of our Brexit preparations. This month Cabinet […]

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Q&A Dec 2018 [EU]

MEMO 19 December 2018 Questions and Answers:  (no deal Brexit) This present document is for information purposes only.  Citizens & social security 1. What will be the legal situation of UK nationals resident in the EU in case of no deal? Can they continue to work in their Member State of residence and travel freely across […]

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Government’s Approach

Approach The Government regrets that as yet the Withdrawal Agreement agreed between the EU, including Ireland, and the UK has not been approved by the British Parliament. It continues to believe that it represents the bestoption for both the UK and the EU. The Government recognises that, given the proximity of the formal date for […]

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Overview and Context

Overview A no deal Brexit would mean that on 29 March 2019 the UK’s status under EU law would change from that of an EU Member State to that of a third  country with no trade or cooperation agreements in place with the EU. The transition period, as provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement, would […]

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EU Level Policy and Engagement

Response and Engagement Many of the actions aimed at mitigating the effects of a no deal outcome will be taken at the EU level as they involve areas of EU competence and sectors regulated by EU law. The EU has already published 81 sectoral notices with detailed guidance on planning for a no deal Brexit. […]

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