Paul O’Donovan & Associates urge traders to register for an EORI number ahead of Brexit

Brought to you by Paul O’Donovan & Associates With Brexit moving closer all the time it is vitally important that traders are aware of the requirement to register for an Economic Operators and Identification (EORI) number. The EORI number is the minimum requirement for all traders who import and export goods with a non-EU country…

Publication of Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update

The Government yesterday announced further steps in its ongoing Brexit contingency and preparedness work, recognising that there is now a significant risk of a no deal Brexit on 31 October. The Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update published today reflects the extensive whole-of-Government and EU level work which has already taken place, as well as the…

Ibec welcome the signing of Irish-UK agreement on common travel area

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today welcomed the signing of a formal agreement between the Irish and UK governments that provides for the continuation of key aspects of the Ireland-UK Common Travel Area (CTA), whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations.  Existing CTA provisions provide for the free movement of people across the islands,…

Increase in Irish property interest by UK residents amid no-deal Brexit concerns, says Charles McCarthy Estate Agents & Auctioneers

Established in 1968, Charles McCarthy Estate Agents & Auctioneers celebrate 50 years in business this year. The McCarthy family has been in business in Skibbereen for four generations. As he reflects on the current trends in the property market, Charlie McCarthy, Managing Director at Charles McCarthy Estate Agents & Auctioneers, reports that since no-deal Brexit…

Budget 2019 should address Brexit and sterling impact on food and drink industries, says FDI

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food sector, today launched its Budget 2019 submission, which calls on the Government to introduce a series of measures to help the sector maintain its competitiveness and achieve its growth potential against the backdrop of Brexit and a significant weakening of pound sterling. It highlights that…

Entrepreneurs see opportunities amongst the risks one year out from Brexit

47% of entrepreneurs believe Brexit has already had an impact on their business 62% see opportunities around  Brexit 73% said Ireland’s Eurozone membership is a strong enabler to business Dublin, 29 March 2018: With one year to go until Brexit, 62% of Irish entrepreneurs see business opportunities among the risks, according to research published by…