Information sessions are being held across Northern Ireland to help agri-food businesses or traders who export or import, to prepare for Brexit.
The sessions, hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), and supported by INVEST NI, HMRC, Councils and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), aim to help business understand the changes and new regulations they will face after 31 October 2019.
DAERA is encouraging business to urgently register for the workshops to secure their place as interest is expected to be high. Please send an email to EUExit@daera-ni.gov.uk confirming which session and which presentation you wish to attend.
The events will take place as follows:
Each event will include a series of presentations which will run at 10.30 am, 12.30 pm and 3.00 pm at each event. In addition, a number of information ‘stands’ will also be available throughout the day to provide supplementary tailored advice.
Areas covered will include:
- export health certificates including live animals/products of animal origin, (milk, meat, fish, eggs)/animal by-products
- plant health
- environmental management (waste and water)
- food hygiene, standards, labelling and composition
- business advice and support on EU exit preparedness
DAERA staff will be happy to assist delegates with a disability or health condition who are attending this event and are encouraged to contact the number below to discuss specific needs.
Delegates who wish to avail of a ‘one to one’ consultation at any of the stands available you will need to book this separately by contacting 028 7744 2392. Booking will be available during normal office hours from 28 August to 18 September.