Finance Theatre 9

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Thursday 16th Novemeber

Friday 17th November


11.45 - 12.15

Graham Rowan

The Wealth Blind Spots That Could Cost You £1 million

Business owners in the UK are being badly advised. Your accountant does no more than the law requires. Your financial adviser’s thinking rarely extends beyond the volatility of the stock market. For the average business owner we work with, the difference between getting 5 decisions right or wrong is likely to have a £1 million or more impact on your net worth. Find out how in this 30 minute talk.


12.30 - 13.00

Aynsley Damery

Knowing your Numbers

In this seminar Aynsley will highlight the 7 biggest mistakes small business owners make, and focus on how to solve not ‘knowing your numbers’. There will be a brief overview on the imminent ‘Making Tax Digital’ bill and how this will affect small businesses. And finally, a spotlight on the positive benefits online cloud accounting can have on your accounts.


13.15 - 13.45

Mark Kenhard

How (AND WHY) to learn the language of finance

Financial literacy is hot topic. Ours kids need it, our customers and suppliers need it and so do we. So how do we upskill and have better business conversations? ACCA-X is free and online 24-7. Find out what it can do for you.


14.00 - 14.30

Paul Dunne

Improved Online Retailing

A step by step guide to improving your checkout experience.


14.45 - 15.15

Stephen Rowntree

Workplace Pensions and New employer duties

The Pensions Regulator will provide an overview of workplace pensions and the support available to help New employers comply with their legal duties.


15.30 - 16.00

Richard Marsh

Are you ready for GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation is the result of four years of work by the European Union to bring data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used. Many organisations are unaware of the implications of GDPR and how it will affect them. This seminar will discuss the impact of GDPR on businesses and how they can protect their data.


16.15 - 16.45

Oliver Woolley

Are crowd funding platforms going to make money for investors?

We are witnessing an ever-increasing number of crowd-funding platforms in the market. We are already aware of the benefits they provide to companies but what about the investors? Oliver delves into the various new platform options to see how they can be better utilised to ensure that investors are not the ones left behind.