Excuses we use to avoid planning for Brexit.

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Many Irish businesses are using excuses to avoid planning for Brexit. I refer to them as excuses rather than reasons, because when challenged the reasons do not hold water. Here I am going to consider excuse no 1. I will address the others in follow on posts.

Excuse no 1 – There are too many uncertainties regarding Brexit so it’s not possible to plan for it.

Yes there are a lot of uncertainties when it ...

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How to deal with Brexit risks

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In this article, I examine Brexit in the context of risk; specifically when it comes to customers, suppliers, and logistics.

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1. Customer risks
Let’s start by looking at customer related risks. When assessing this, you will need to consider risks posed by your customers’ customers and perhaps your customers’ customers’ customers. You need to look for ...

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Three steps to a successful Brexit for your business

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As Brexit negotiations proceed tensions are increasing between the EU and the UK. This is only natural with the stakes so high and the world watching. As a business owner in Ireland it’s interesting to watch the negotiations playing out. However there is a more serious side to the Brexit process for businesses here. In this article I will outline the three steps ...

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A Hard Brexit is coming – take advice from the scouts and ‘be prepared’

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As we all know the UK triggered Article 50 at the end of March and this began its two year withdrawal process from the EU. The formal talks on Brexit began today in Brussels. As a result the UK will leave the EU before April 2019. The departure could be delayed but only if this delay is agreed to by the UK and all remaining EU countries. The UK will not want to contemplate a delay in the process at ...

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