Brexit Support and Advice for small Businesses (SME)
The UK Government, Invest NI and InterTrade Ireland offer advice and support for small businesses in order to prepare for Brexit:
The UK Gov website provides advice and support as well as major announcements in order to make sure your business is prepared before Brexit. Find out more here: https://www.gov.uk/brexit
A number of government departments and agencies are providing help for businesses to prepare for Brexit, in the form of information, advice and vouchers. Please see details below
Invest NI - Get ready for Brexit
Invest Northern Ireland can provide Brexit help, advice and support for your business. Their one-stop resource of best practice guides, information advice and support available will help in preparing for Brexit.
Find out more here: https://www.investni.com/get-ready-for-brexit.html
InterTradeIreland’s dedicated Brexit team can provide information on Brexit funding, details of upcoming events, a tailor-made on-line learning tool and direct you to wider support and advice.
Find out more here: https://intertradeireland.com/brexit/
Information about Brexit and how it might relate to NI or to people living in NI.
Find out more info here: www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/Brexit
NI Direct have also delevoped an online resource which covers the most up to date advice on a rang of issues, find out more here: www.nidirect.gov.uk/brexit
For more pratical information and advice click here to see NI Directs 'Brexit and You' leaflet.
The Food Standards Agency
If your business deals in food, or animal feed, it is your responsibility to make sure it is safe. The Food Standards Agency provides information on their site: https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/prepare-your-business-for-the-uk-leaving-the-eu
To assist businesses to prepare for the potential of a No Deal Exit on 31 October 2019, DAERA is holding a series of information events. These events are specifically aimed at agri-food businesses or traders who may export and or import (including plants or plant products)for more information go to: https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/news/daera-information-events-agri-food-business-preparations-potential-no-deal-eu-exit
Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade
Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade have a developed a dedicated section for NI-based businesses to ensure that they are ‘Brexit Ready’ before the 31st October deadline. The Chamber hosts regular workshops on key Brexit related topics as well as providing excellent support and advice. More information can be found by visiting: https://newrychamber.com/brexitready/
Brexit Readiness Fund for Business Organisations
The UK Government launched a £10 million grant scheme for business organisations and trade associations to support businesses in preparing for Brexit ahead of 31 October 2019. Click here to find out more.
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*This page will be updated regularly on request by the Department for Exiting the European Union.