According to the latest Labour Market Outlook findings, over one in ten (12%) private sector firms say that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union has led them to consider relocation of some or all of their business operations abroad.
Popular relocation destinations among those firms that report they are considering moving their operations overseas include the Republic of Ireland (18%), Germany (15%) and France (13%).
Almost a quarter (24%) say they will move or are considering moving operations to a country outside of the European Union. Additionally, around a third of firms (32%) that plan to relocate some or all of their operations don’t know where business activity will be re-directed.
The Brexit journey will impact all businesses, whether trading with the UK or not, the broad implications of our closest neighbour no longer being part of the EU requires a HR Brexit strategy for all businesses and especially if companies are working with an international team or client base.
We want to support you in getting your business HR Brexit Ready and managing the dynamics that will begin to present themselves as the transition continues.
Email HRBrexit@voltedge.ie to see how we can help your business understand Brexit and be ready for its impacts.