Eligibility Criteria

Brexit: Planning Voucher - Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications must be from an SME (250 employees or less) and Turnover ≤ €50m (£ equivalent);
  • The business must have a satisfactory trading record (we reserve the right to request submission of Financial Accounts for the business);
  • The assistance requested must relate to a Brexit issue;

 Exclusions

  • There are certain exclusions in line with specific State Aid guidelines, such as primary agriculture – please contact the Brexit Team at InterTradeIreland for further information.

Terms and Conditions

  1. A company can only avail of one Brexit Funding Support Voucher;
  2. There is a limited budget for the Brexit Funding Support Voucher and InterTradeIreland reserve the right to fund only those applications, which, in the opinion of InterTradeIreland, best meet the objectives of the scheme. Consequently satisfaction of the eligibility criteria for the scheme does not guarantee that an application will be successful. The decision in the award of the Brexit Funding Support Voucher will be final and no discussions will be entered into with third parties;
  3. The Brexit Funding Support Vouchers are non-transferable;
  4. The Brexit Funding Support Voucher is provided under the European Commission Regulation on De Minimis Aid as stated in the documentation for the Brexit Funding Support Voucher. The applicant business must provide InterTradeIreland with details of all other De Minimis aid, which has been granted to the business within the past three years. It should be noted that a false declaration by a business resulting in the threshold of €200,000 being exceeded could later give rise to the aid being recovered with interest;
  5. Company registration numbers may be checked on the Companies House website at www.companieshouse.gov.uk or with the Company Registration Office at www.cro.ie;
  6. Businesses participating in the Brexit Funding Support Voucher scheme acknowledge that their client/professional relationship shall be strictly between the Provider selected by the Company. InterTradeIreland shall not be responsible for any costs or expenses of the company other than those payable by it pursuant to a Brexit Funding Support Voucher. InterTradeIreland assumes no duty of care towards any company, nor shall it have any liability whatsoever or howsoever arising in connection with the appointment by the company of a Provider (including without limitation for any loss or damage incurred in connection with the advice received from a Provider);
  7. Submission of this application shall constitute an acknowledgement of the business’s acceptance of these terms and conditions.