Invest NI

Invest Northern Ireland can provide Brexit help, advice and support for your business.

Invest Northern Ireland have a one-stop resource of best practice guides, information advice and support available to help you prepare for Brexit. Key resources are highlighted, you can find more resources here

If you need further information please contact one of our Business Officers or contact the Invest NI Brexit team on 0800 181 4422

Get Ready for Brexit Workshops

These workshops are open to all businesses and speakers will advise companies on what they should do to prepare for a 'No Deal' Brexit. 

Topics covered include:

  • Customs, tariffs and taxation
  • Transport and logistics
  • People movement and migration
  • Exploring new markets
     

Dates and venues are available across Northern Ireland. 

Register for an event

 

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Assessment Tool

The Get Ready for Brexit Assessment tool is designed to help you assess how well prepared your business is for Brexit and what action you may have to take. 

There are seven areas covered in the tool:

  • Business strategy
  • Operations
  • Innovation
  • Sales and marketing
  • Finance
  • People and management
  • Legal and regulatory

The tool should take around 15 minutes to complete

Access the tool

Brexit Preparation Grant

The Brexit preparation grant is a specific product which provides financial assistance to Invest NI clients to prepare for the changes and challenges presented by Brexit.

The Brexit preparation grant can be used to:

  • Strengthen operational capability 
  • Help develop contingency plans to mitigate the impact of Brexit
  • Assess Brexit-related risks that could impact on your business such as: supply chains and procurement; customs, tariffs and taxation; export market opportunities; access to skills and labour; contractual arrangements; and transport and logistics.

The grant will offer customers financial support up to a maximum of £50,000 at a rate of up to 50%, to plan for the post-Brexit environment.

Eligible support includes:

  • Grant assistance up to 50% of one year’s salary, to a maximum £20,000, to engage a new or re-deploy an existing member of staff in a Brexit preparation project
  • Assistance up to £10,000 for a maximum period of 12 months, for office rental located outside the UK, for market research purposes
  • Up to a maximum £25,000 for specialist consultancy fees for Brexit-related activities

Please note this grant is only available for existing Invest NI customers

Brexit Briefings

As the UK Government and EU release their Position Papers on Brexit, Invest NI have provided short summary briefings of those which cover issues of relevance to Northern Ireland. 

These briefings include:

  • Agri-food
  • Financial Services
  • Life and Health Sciences
  • Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

Access the publications here

Brexit Tutorials

Invest NI have a range of Brexit video tutorials which cover a range of topics from strategic sourcing, commercial contracts, recruitment and selection and export finance.

These tutorials are designed to help you to understand how your business is likely to be impacted by Brexit in these key areas and the key actions you need to take, whilst learning at your own pace and in your own time.

View the tutorials here

Brexit FAQ's

Invest NI have put together answers to the most common questions asked about Brexit. Their section also outlines high-level information and timelines about the Brexit process.

There are three sections: Brexit Preparation, Brexit Impact and Business Sectors.

Read the Brexit FAQ's here