Personal Impact of Brexit

With just days to go to what increasingly looks like a 'hard Brexit', we asked our SmartPoll panel for their views on the personal impact of Brexit as part of the recent RTE Claire Byrne Live poll.

First up, nearly a third of us have made some changes to our behaviour already in anticipation of Brexit - including a more cautious attitude to day-to-day spending, and ordering less online from UK websites for 1 in 10 of us:

But if most of us haven't reacted yet to Brexit, a majority expect to be personally affected by a return to a hard border, and not just those living in Connacht/Ulster:


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As for the financial impact of Brexit, only 1 in 10 in the Republic of Ireland expect it will have no impact on their financial circumstances (cost of living, income etc), while 1 in 4 expect it will have a big impact:

 

Hopefully the worst won't come to pass, but our look at Irish consumer sentiment about Brexit should sound a note of concern about the domestic impact of the UK's ongoing dilemma.

For more information about Amárach's 'Brexit Insight' strategic planning services contact Michael McLoughlin: info@amarach.com 

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