Meath Enterprise Week- A business breakfast on Brexit

A weeklong series of enterprise events, workshops and seminars took place across the country to celebrate and promote enterprise development. Meath Chambers hosted a business breakfast event on 24 November in the Ardboyne Hotel relating to the impacts of Brexit on small business. Local entrepreneurs and business owners attended this event to help celebrate and promote enterprise development in Meath.


The speakers at this event were:


Minister Damien English TD
Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development


Gerard Corcoran
Head of AIB Meath Westmeath Longford


Sven Spollen-Behrens
Director of the Small Firms Association


Pascal Comerford
Tax Director Grant Thornton


SFA Director Sven Spollen-Behrens highlighted in his speech that, according to the recent SFA survey, a large number of businesses are currently being adversely affected by Brexit due to currency volatility and a decrease in demand from UK customers for Irish products and services.


If you would like a copy of Sven’s presentation from the event, please contact him at

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