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Preparing for Brexit

Is your business ready for Brexit ?

For UK businesses, the transition period for Brexit is coming to an end on 31 December 2020. Sage are here to support you and your business in any we can. 

To get started and understand what this means, you can read our blog on Brexit, or learn more by following the latest Government of Ireland guidance on what you need to do to be prepared.

Are you Brexit ready ?

As a business across UK and Ireland, Sage deeply understands the complexities that come with major compliance changes. As experts in compliance and legislation for almost 40 years, we are committed to providing our customers with a single place to access the very best information on Brexit, the impact this may have, and some of the key actions your business can consider.

In addition, we are adapting our products, guidance and services in preparation, so that your solution continues to enable you to meet your legal obligations in line with legislative changes across areas such as VAT and other taxes.

This hub brings together UK government resources, experts in Sage, product support and other key areas helping you navigate the end of the Brexit transition period and the new relationship between the UK and EU. 

Product support

Want to maximise efficiency and make sure you’re getting the best value from your Sage product ? We’re right here with expert help and advice. If your Sage product is not in the list below, there is no update needed and your product will continue to function as normal beyond 1 January 2021. 

Sage Accounting

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Sage 50 Accounts

Sage 200

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Sage Intacct

Accountants & bookkeepers

All other products

Get business ready for Brexit

With the transition period coming to an end on 31 December 2020, there are steps you can take now to get your business ready.

Enterprise Ireland's Readiness Checker
The Brexit Readiness Checker provides businesses with a quick and accessible way to check their readiness and gives guidance on what steps to take, based on their circumstances.
Prepare for Brexit with the most relevant Government of Ireland information ​
A breakdown of Government guidance on what areas of your business you need to prepare for the 1 January 2021.  This includes customs, VAT & VRT implications, trading with Northern Ireland and more. 

Brexit news and business views

See our latest blogs on Brexit, packed with useful insights and tips to help you understand how Brexit could affect your business and how to plan for it.

Brexit loan scheme: How it works and how your business can apply

Brexit loan scheme : How it works and how your business can apply

Find out about the Brexit loan scheme, which has been extended to December 2021. It could help if your business has been affected by Brexit.

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EORI number: How to apply and trade with the UK post-Brexit

EORI number : How to apply and trade with the UK post-Brexit

Not sure what an EORI number or what it means for your business post-Brexit ? Find out how to apply for one and trade with the UK.

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Postponed VAT accounting: How it works for Irish businesses

Postponed VAT accounting : How it works for Irish businesses

If your business imports goods from Great Britain, you may be able to avoid cash flow problems by using postponed VAT accounting.

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Customs and VAT after Brexit: What happens for Irish businesses?

Customs and VAT after Brexit : What happens for Irish businesses ?

This article outlines what Republic of Ireland businesses need to do about customs and VAT after the Brexit transition period ends.

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How will Brexit affect businesses? 9 things you need to know

How will Brexit affect businesses ? 9 things you need to know

How will Brexit affect businesses in Ireland ? This article answers a number of questions to help you do business in a post-Brexit world.

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Brexit jargon buster: Useful phrases for your business to understand

Brexit jargon buster : Useful phrases for your business to understand

Use this Brexit jargon buster to gain clarity on the key phrases that are being used as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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Government support and advice

Get the latest advice and support from the Government of Ireland and other institutions to help your business prepare for 1 January 2021.

Official Government Brexit information

Official Government information about trade facilitation and custom procedures for trade with the United Kingdom (UK) and Northern Ireland (NI) after the transition period. 

Government get Brexit ready campaign page

Guidance specifically aimed at helping small businesses prepare for the end of the transition period.

Enterprise Ireland Brexit hub 

Includes a range of supports to enable Irish businesses to respond to this new trading environment. 

Our promise to you

Rest assured, we’ve been handling compliance, legislation, and global changes with businesses for almost 40 years, so our experience speaks for itself.

We’re working behind the scenes to ensure that your business software is covered and you have all the information and tools at your fingertips once a decision has been made.

We have robust governance procedures in place to manage preparations, comprised of many stakeholders including industry and government specialists to ensure that we are ready to help you handle the impact of Brexit on your business.

Sage Legal Disclaimer

All information provided by [Sage Hibernia Limited] (“Sage”) is solely intended to provide you with general guidance on matters related to Brexit and its potential impact on your business. All information is valid at the time of publishing and is intended for general guidance purposes only and is provided "as is" with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained, and without any warranty of any kind, express or implied. Sage may provide links to certain third party web sites. Sage does not accept any responsibility for, nor makes any representations as to the accuracy of, any content in such third party web sites.

Whilst Sage has made every attempt to ensure that all information provided on this website has been obtained from reliable sources, it is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the information. As such, the information does not constitute legal or professional advice and before making any decision or taking any action you should consult a professional adviser. In no event will Sage be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the information provided.

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