In July 2019, Ibec launched its Budget 2020 submission, outlining 5 key priorities; namely, indigenous business, Foreign Direct Investment, the future of work, quality of life and Brexit preparations. We subsequently ran an extensive campaign to highlight these issues, including at a meeting with the Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe in September. With the Brexit deadline around the corner and pressing global tax and trade issues, this is arguably one of the most important Budget faced by the Irish State in a generation. 

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No-deal Brexit would demand €1.5 billion State Aid package

In advance of Tuesday’s Budget, Ibec has published a new report setting out the comprehensive set of supports required to stabilise the economy and protect jobs if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal at the end of the month. The group called on Government to set out a multi-annual funding framework of State Aid support in the budget, worth €1.5 billion over the next three years.

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Ibec delegation meet with Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe

Alastair Blair Country Managing Director Accenture; Danny McCoy Ibec CEO; Anne Heraty, CEO CPL Resources; and Colin Hunt AIB Chief Executive