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British Irish Chamber of Commerce welcomes Budget 2018 but feels further work is needed if Ireland is to survive the uncertain period ahead

British Irish Chamber of Commerce welcomes Budget 2018 but feels further work is needed if Ireland is to survive the uncertain period ahead PRESIDENT EOIN O’NEILL: “We are facing one of the biggest economic challenges of this generation and while some prudence is necessary, we must also be brave and put forward big ideas to […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce Reaction to Prime Minister May’s Speech on Brexit

Director General John McGrane: “Today’s speech provided some clarity and more work is needed if we are to achieve the best outcome.” 22 September 2017 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has reacted to the UK Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit which she delivered in Florence this afternoon. Speaking after Theresa May made her […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce calls for tailored EU-UK Customs Union Arrangement

Customs agreement best provides certainty and enables frictionless EU-UK trade 7 th September 2017 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce called on the United Kingdom to seek a tailored customs union arrangement with the EU post-Brexit, at its Annual Gala Dinner sponsored by Bank of Ireland held in the InterContinental Hotel in Dublin this […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce calls for Policy Measures to help Brexit-Proof SMEs

IMPACT OF A ‘HARD’ BREXIT ON SMES COULD DERAIL IRELAND’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY 3rd September 2017: In a new SME policy paper published today, the British Irish Chamber of Commerce has called for the introduction of policy measures that safeguard the competitiveness of Irish SMEs in light of Brexit. The Chamber’s SME Committee highlights the urgent […]

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British Irish Chamber Of Commerce Reaction to UK Paper On Northern Ireland

Director General John McGrane: “There is much to be worked out but it is good to see specific, constructive proposals being put on the table”. 16 August 2017 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has reacted to the UK Government’s position paper on Northern Ireland post-Brexit. Speaking after the plans were published this morning, […]

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