Brexit Information Centre

Local Enterprise Offices will be the “first-stop-shop” for micro and small businesses for Brexit guidance and supports. The following supports are now available from your local office;

  • Access to the ‘Brexit SME Scorecard’ online tool where micro and smaller businesses can self-diagnose their readiness for Brexit; The Enterprise Ireland Brexit SME Scorecard is a free planning tool for Irish exporters to the UK. It is designed to help you assess your business readiness across six areas— Business Strategy, Operations, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Innovation, and People and Management.
  • A ‘Technical Assistance for Micro-enterprises’ grant to help LEO clients to find new markets and exports: Technical Assistance for Micro-enterprises application 
  • Rollout of ‘Lean for Micro’ nationwide which will make small businesses more efficient and competitive. Book online
  • A ‘LEO Innovation and Investment Fund’ pilot programme to support innovation in micro-enterprises and get them investor ready to scale their businesses
  • Tailored mentoring to address Brexit related business challenge To book online click here
  • Training on specific Brexit challenges, including financial aspects; and continued information, advice and guidance across all 31 LEOs and regionally.

Other very useful guides and advice for Irish SMEs trading with the UK can be accessed at:

Enterprise Ireland's Information to Irish Exporters to the UK

Intertrade Ireland's Brexit Advisory Service

Brexit Readiness Vouchers are available to small businesses looking to navigate their way through Brexit and unsure what to do next. InterTradeIreland offers financial support up to £1000 (euro equivalent) plus VAT towards professional advice in relation to Brexit matters, through its Brexit Readiness Vouchers. The vouchers can be used to help small businesses get advice on specific issues such as Tariffs and Currency Management.

Enterprise Ireland's Information to Irish Exporters to the UK

Irish Government's News Service

Frontline Project identifying concerns of businesses along the border

Other useful Presentations and Information

Foreign Exchange Risk Management - Seamus Creaven, Regional Treasury Manager

BREXIT Ready - Martin McVicar: M.D. Combilift

BREXIT - top of the Enterprise Ireland agenda