Minister for Business Heather Humphreys, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee at the ‘Getting Your Business Brexit Ready’ campaign launch this week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It may have been a portent. Shortly before three Ministers were due at the RDS on Wednesday to reassure businesses that there is a plan for a no-deal (...)

Northern Irish firms are already losing out on new business due to Brexit, according to Ulster Bank. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

There are many firms in the North that “simply could not cope with a no-deal Brexit”, senior business leaders in Northern Ireland and the Republic are(...)

Stephen Glancey, chief executive of C&C, in the company’s warehouse. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish companies are moving to stockpile goods in Britain to safeguard supply chains as deadlock between the UK and the EU pushes them to sharpen plans(...)