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Brexit and Business

Published: 7 November 2019
From: Department of the Taoiseach

The UK is due to leave the European Union. How and when they may leave is not yet certain. Whether you are a local business or a major multinational, there are a number of steps that you can take now for your business to ensure that you’re Getting Brexit Ready.

The information in the sections below is the latest practical advice from the Irish Government, working to explain the different ways that the UK decision to leave the EU may impact your business. Scroll down to also see how you can sign up to receive the latest news.

We are working to keep this website up-to-date. Check back regularly, as information is updated as it becomes available.

Administration and Banking

Supply Chain

Certification, Regulation and Licensing

Data Protection

Trading with the UK

Transport and Logistics


Research and Analysis

Government Brexit Programmes, Funds and Supports

Agri-food and Fisheries - Sector specific information

Medicines and Medical Products - Sector specific information

Retail - Sector specific information

Tourism - Sector specific information

Construction - Sector specific information

Update, 4 September 2019: Getting Your Business Brexit Ready - Practical Steps. This guide sets out nine practical steps that all businesses - large and small - should take now to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU.

Getting Your Business Brexit Ready - Practical Steps


Stay up to date

To keep up to date on the latest news:

  • Sign up to the Brexit Update Newsletter to receive regular information on Brexit by email.
  • Check out our ongoing calendar of Government events across the country with details of upcoming events in your sector or locality.
  • Contact your local industry representative or trade body as they may have additional information for your sector or region.
  • Read the Government's updated Brexit Contingency Action Plan .
  • Check out the latest EU information published on Brexit preparedness.
  • Follow Getting Ireland Brexit Ready on Twitter. @BrexitReadyIRL is the main Government Twitter account for the latest Brexit news.

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