Customs Training

Brexit:  Prepare Your Business for Customs Workshops

WORKSHOP DATES & LOCATIONS

Local Enterprise Offices are running ‘Prepare Your Business for Customs’ workshops throughout the year and they’re open to ALL businesses, across ALL sectors and ALL industries.

To find out what’s covered in the workshop, read the course outline here

LEO AreaDateTo BookPlaces
LEO Cavan12/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Clare12/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Clare12/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Donegal13/1/2021Book hereAvailable 
LEO DLR14/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Kilkenny14/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Fingal15/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Galway18/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Louth18/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Cork City19/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Offaly/Longford/Westmeath20/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Cavan25/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Kilkenny25/1/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Wexford1/2/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Fingal5/2/2021Book hereAvailable
LEO Donegal18/2/2021Book hereAvailable

These one-day interactive workshops, run regionally by Local Enterprise Offices, will provide businesses with a better understanding of the potential impacts, formalities and procedures to be adopted when trading with a country which is outside the Single Market and Custom Unions (a "Third Country").  Open to all businesses, these workshops will cover areas such as what export and import procedures apply, how tarriffs work and how to correctly classify goods.

If you don’t see a workshop near you on the list below, register your interest today with your Local Enterprise Office - you’ll find their contact details here.

Brexit: Customs Insights course (online)


The Customs Insights course from Enterprise Ireland helps businesses understand the key customs concepts, documentation and processes required to move goods from, to and through the UK. The online course, which is open to companies of all sizes, will provide learners with a firm understanding of the customs implications for their business and the options from Revenue to make this process more efficient.  Take the online Customs Insights course here 


LEAN for Micro


LEAN for Micro has been adapted by Enterprise Ireland for LEO clients to help small businesses boost competitiveness, increase performance and profitability as well as building resilience within their companies. Under this programme, clients can avail of five days of consultancy with a Lean Expert (a qualified practitioner), who will work with the company to introduce lean principles, undertake a specific cost reduction project and assist the company in benchmarking its performance

Read our Lean for Micro Case study to learn more

Ready for Customs Grant

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The Ready for Customs Grant from Enterprise Ireland will assist your business to increase its capacity to manage the customs process after 1st January 2021.Up to €9,000 is available for each new full-time employee engaged in customs work. This grant contributes to recruitment costs, employee costs and provision of IT infrastructure. If you employ a new person to deal with customs on a part-time basis a grant of up to €4,500 is available. (Eligibility criteria applies) https://www.prepareforbrexit.com/readyforcustoms/


Brexit Readiness Checklist

The is an important first step in helping small businesses prepare and ensure their businesses are ready for the impact by Brexit.  The Brexit Readiness Checklist can be accessed here