In conjunction with the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB-I) the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has been hosting information sessions on steps that small businesses should take to prepare for Brexit in the boarder counties. The most recent event was held in Donegal Town on Thursday 25th
July. Previous events in July took place in Cavan and Monaghan for local accountants and their small business clients.
Topics that were covered include:
- The range of Government supports for businesses, including cashflow management
- Import and export controls, including customs
- Supply chain management
- Certification and standards for industrial products
Maureen Kelly, Knowledge Manager CPA provided an update on the expected impact of Brexit on the Accountancy Profession as a representative of CCAB-I.
State bodies and agencies there on the day to provide information were:
Local Enterprise Offices, Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland, National Standards Authority of Ireland, Health and Safety Authority, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland, Microfinance Ireland and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Links to the various supports for Members in preparing for Brexit can be found on our Brexit Resource page here
Pictured with Heather Humphries, TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation is Maureen Kelly, Knowledge Manager, CPA Ireland who was representing members of CCAB-I.