Taxing Times for Brexit
Keep Forex to the Fore
Daryl Hanberry, Tax Partner; Tom Maguire, Tax Partner; and John Stewart, Tax Director at Deloitte, highlight some of the potentially significant tax impacts that Irish firms may have to consider.
Learn your Legals
Last year in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, we wrote an article to get people focused on the basics in this space.
Get Lean and Boost Your Competitiveness
Sean Ryan, a Partner in Eversheds Sutherland Corporate and Commercial Department in Dublin and Chair of its designated Brexit Unit, outlines key legal issues for companies to consider.
Keep Calm and Carry On Selling
Dr Richard Keegan at the Enterprise Ireland Competitiveness Department outlines procedures for achieving efficiencies in your business.
Making a good Business Plan for Brexit
Whatever happens, the UK will continue to be a key export market, writes Marina Donohue, Enterprise Ireland UK and Northern Europe.
Time to Tackle New Markets
A well-thought-out business plan is crucial for responding to Brexit writes Joe Healy, Enterprise Ireland, High Potential Start Up Unit.
Brexit — A Brave New World for Irish Business
Irish exporters to Britain will consider various strategies for managing changed arrangements if the UK leaves the EU. Diversifying into new markets is one option writes Eddie Goodwin Manager Germany, Switzerland and Austria at Enterprise Ireland.
Acquiring a Company in the UK: 5 tips for Buyers
The triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty provides us with a countdown to the UK’s departure from the EU.
Pointers on the French Market from Irish Business Tricel
In the UK more due diligence is done upfront than in Ireland, well ahead of creating the heads of terms agreement. It’s also regarded as a confirmatory process rather than looking for issues that could stop the process. Irish buyers need to be aware of that...
Acquiring a UK Company: The Brexit Effect
Irish business Tricel share some key tips if you're business is looking at reaching into France.
Irish Companies acquiring in the UK
Brexit has dominated Irish/ British business affairs since the result of the UK referendum was announced last June. But despite this, there’s a strong consensus amongst Irish acquirers of UK businesses, and their advisers, that Brexit is more of an inconvenience right now than a serious impediment to doing deals...
Prepare for Brexit: Business Strategy
John Stanley talks to three Irish companies about being on the acquisition trail in the UK...
Prepare for Brexit: Operations
While a lot of uncertainty exists around exactly what Brexit will mean for the European trading landscape, Irish companies need to examine their business strategy now and decide where adjustment, if any, is needed.
Prepare for Brexit: Innovation
Brexit may result in complications that affect the various systems and resources within your business that keep it running on a daily basis. It is important to understand and review your operations from end to end – from suppliers right through to end-users – to ensure that you are prepared for all eventualities.
Prepare for Brexit: Finance
Investment in the development of innovative and value-added products and improved services and processes is a key measure Irish companies can take to overcome the potential challenges of Brexit.
Prepare for Brexit: People Management
Navigating through and beyond Brexit successfully will require strong financial management and exchange rate volatility is the key challenge to be faced in the short to medium term.
Currency risk is a factor that Irish exporters have been dealing with for decades in trading with the UK. However, the rapid and recent change in currency value is different and more serious than that experienced during the major depreciation of sterling in the late 2000s...
Prepare For Brexit: Sales and Marketing
Building effective leadership and management capability within Irish companies has never been more important given the likely challenges arising from Brexit. This capability will be crucial in steering companies through this unprecedented period with conviction and vision...
Moving up the value chain opens Eurozone market for Keltech
Taking a more strategic approach to sales and marketing is essential for Irish businesses if they are to succeed in differentiating themselves and generating new business to deal with the potential shortfall that Brexit may cause...
Until recently, Waterford-based Keltech would have been classified as a sheet steel fabricator with an ‘If it’s metal, we’ll make it’ philosophy." admits business development manager Seamus Lawlor. “We basically pitched at every opportunity that came our way, from a bracket at 5c to high-value components. It was a fiercely competitive market. We had lots of competitors in the UK and were winning business based on price. A margin analysis showed it was simply not sustainable.”