CONCERN THAT BUSINESSES ARE ILL-PREPARED FOR BREXIT SAYS GALLAGHER

19 July 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Senator Robbie Gallagher has expressed concern that businesses are ill-prepared for Brexit. Senator Gallagher was speaking after information received by Fianna Fail through a parliamentary question revealed that 70% of businesses do not have an EORI number. An EORI number is the minimum requirement for businesses that wish to trade with, or through, the UK following their departure from the EU.

“Of the 92,000 businesses that traded with the UK in 2018, 65,000 (70%) of them have not obtained an EORI number. It has also been revealed that Revenue has identified 250 businesses that have trade with the UK valued in the region of €1m or more who do not have an EORI number and another 2,600 companies without an EORI number have…

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