Enterprise Ireland offers Companies a “Be Prepared” Grant for Brexit

August 22, 2018

The Be Prepared Grant offers up to €5,000 to assist in the cost of developing a strategic response to Brexit.

The grant is intended to provide support to clients to use external resources to undertake a short assignment to determine how the company could respond to the threats and opportunities of Brexit. The grant can be used to cover consultant’s fees, travel and expenses for both domestic and international employee travel.

The support might involve:

  • Researching opportunities in new markets
  • Investing in innovation to differentiate and stay ahead of the competition
  • Reviewing and optimising sourcing, transport and logistic arrangements
  • Strengthening financial and currency management
  • Preparing a worst case scenario plan
  • Understanding customs procedures with third countries

Is my Company Eligible? Eligibility Criteria:

  1. You must be an Enterprise Ireland client who is directly or indirectly exposed to the UK market
  2. Actively trading
  3. Engaged in eligible activities
  4. Will be impacted by Brexit
  5. Have completed the Brexit scorecard

How do I apply?

You can apply via the Enterprise Ireland Online Application System.

Prior to applying you should complete the Brexit Scorecard at www.prepareforbrexit.ie

Enterprise Ireland Brexit Advisory Clinic

Enterprise Ireland has been running a number of Brexit Advisory Clinics across the country. The core objective of the Advisory Clinics is to provide information and practical support to companies all around the country to allow them take action to address their exposure to Brexit.

Along with a series of practical seminars, the clinic provides the opportunity to get personalised advice specific to your business. This is delivered through one to one meetings of 40 minutes with independent experts across a number of business areas. Find out more about dates and locations at https://www.prepareforbrexit.com/events/