NSAI's Brexit Factsheets are designed to provide concise and clear information about the potential impacts of Brexit on a number of business sectors. These factsheets are dynamic documents and will be updated as and when events unfold. They are not standalone documents, but they are intended to complement the Brexit guidelines and information prepared by other Government Departments and State agencies.
Here is our full series of factsheets:
The following FAQ documents have been drafted to provide a summary of the most frequently asked questions concerning the impact of Brexit.
NSAI's Brexit Presentations are a combination of general and targeted sectoral briefings for sectors such as food, construction and medical devices. These presentations are for any organisation – public, private or not-for-profit – who may be impacted by Brexit, regarding the future application of ‘CE’ marking to their products, products in their supply chain or the application of European Standards and Certification. These presentations are intended to provide advice and information on how Brexit is likely to impact on Standards and Certification and what you can do to mitigate these risks.
The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation have produced a Brexit Preparedness Checklist for businesses. The checklist sets out essential actions which businesses can take in advance of Brexit, to ensure that they will still be able to trade with the UK after it leaves the EU. The checklist includes links to the agencies who can provide you with the relevant guidance and supports.
In October 2019, the Department of Housing published its Frequently Asked Questions for the construction industry. It is aimed at explaining the potential impacts of a 'No Deal' Brexit on the supply and use of construction products in the Irish construction sector.
The European Commission (EC) has issued a number of notices to businesses and manufacturers on how best to prepare for Brexit. These notices outline how Brexit would change law and policy across a wide range of sectors. The notices state that given the considerable uncertainties, manufacturers who sell to the EU Single Market should ensure that their certification remains valid post-Brexit.
The full list of notices can be viewed here: European Commission > Brexit preparedness
(Please note: These are live documents and are subject to change)
In February 2019, the EU Commission published a set of Q&As on placing industrial products on the EU market, in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a ratified withdrawal agreement or defined transition period.
It is available here.
If you have any further questions, please email BrexitUnit@nsai.ie