Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ceisteanna (428)

Robert Troy

Ceist:

428. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the web addresses for each State agency under her remit that have a dedicated web page portal to Brexit that provides information relating to preparing for Brexit, business supports and advice. [31123/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

In addition to Brexit information on the Enterprise Agency websites, my own Department’s website has a dedicated Getting Business Brexit Ready page at www.dbei.gov.ie/brexit. This page provides information on the steps companies can take to limit the impact of Brexit on their business, including information on issues such as certification, working capital and financing.

Details of the range of Brexit-related advisory and supports across all Departments is available at www.gov.ie/brexit.

Enterprise Ireland provides a range of supports to help companies plan for both the opportunities and challenges that Brexit poses. While the outcome of the Brexit negotiations remains uncertain, Enterprise Ireland is actively supporting Irish companies to prepare and take action.

Enterprise Ireland has established a Prepare for Brexit online portal (www.prepareforbrexit.com). The online portal provides information on the range of Enterprise Ireland supports available to assist Irish companies to respond to the challenges and opportunities posed by Brexit.

The National Standards Authority of Ireland has a dedicated Brexit portal on its website (www.nsai.ie/brexit). The development of Brexit portal was central tool in raising awareness of the possible Brexit ramifications in standards and certification for Irish businesses. 

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has dedicated Brexit web pages on both the consumer and business sections of its website, which are:

 https://www.ccpc.ie/consumers/shopping/brexit/ and https://www.ccpc.ie/business/help-for-business/guidelines-for-business/brexit/

Science Foundation Ireland's website contains information on Brexit at the following address: http://www.sfi.ie/funding/international/

The Patents Office has a dedicated Brexit page outlining Intellectual Property information and supports for business at:

https://www.patentsoffice.ie/en/commercialise-your-ip/taking-ip-global/ip-rights-in-the-eu-brexit/

The Health and Safety Authority has a Brexit portal at: https://www.hsa.ie/eng/Topics/Brexit/

The Local Enterprise Offices national website has information on Brexit supports at: https://www.localenterprise.ie/Discover-Business-Supports/Brexit/

Individual LEOs also have information on Brexit related supports on their respective websites.