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Planning for Brexit

Date: 13 February 2018
Time: 08:00 - 09:15
Treacys Oakwood Hotel
Airport Road
Shannon
Co.Clare  
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  • Summary

Brexit poses unprecedented political, economic and diplomatic challenges for Ireland.  In order to be ready to meet those challenges, businesses need to prepare in a manner that is pro-active, concerted and strategic.

BDO are proud to partner with Shannon Chamber for a ‘Planning for Brexit’ breakfast briefing

Areas that will be addressed

Stephen O’Flaherty, Director in BDO’s Corporate Finance & Recovery department will open the discussion on Brexit by highlighting the importance of developing a robust strategy and will introduce the two keynote speakers; Carol Lynch (Partner BDO Customs & International Trade Services Department) and Maurice Carr (Partner BDO Recruitment & HR Division).

Carol Lynch will provide a comprehensive presentation addressing the customs considerations as a result of Brexit – this will address the likely implications for Irish businesses; the impact on the future movement of goods, cashflow considerations, tarrifs, new documentation requirements, VAT implications as well as highlighting key milestones for planning for changes required in light of Brexit.

Recruitment & talent management needs to be considered in light of Brexit.  Given the importance of people to every organisation and more importantly people with the right skills, this areas needs focus. Maurice Carr, Recruitment Partner BDO will highlight some of the risks and challenges in this area as well as offering some potential solutions.

The event will be beneficial for both local and international firms, particularly those involved in importing/exporting activities, those trading with the UK and involved in people management.

To register for the event, please click here.

We recognise different businesses face different circumstances. Now is the time to reconsider and evaluate your business strategy so that you can adapt quickly to the new environment as it continues to evolve.

To find out how BDO can assist with your Brexit Strategy click here or contact a member of our Brexit Taskforce today on 01 4700420.