Financial Services Theatre

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Wednesday 16th May

Thursday 17th May


11.00 - 11.30

Andy Keen

Personal finance; thoughts & top tips

Chartered financial planner Andy will provide beneficial top tips for your personal finances. Starting by covering the common-sense basics yet often over looked then progressing to help demystify some important financial concepts. Topics covered will be; the importance of NOT losing money, ‘the eighth wonder of the world’, investment risk, some options for saving and investing towards retirement and how to start thinking about planning to achieve ‘financial freedom’.


11.45 - 12.15

Steevan Glover

Why agile marketing is essential for ambitious fast growing SMEs

Agile marketing offers SMEs the chance to take better control of their capital spend, campaign budgets and content marketing. In this seminar, we discuss the 6 key reasons why an agile marketing partnership is perfect for UK SMEs; whether they are in a start-up phase, fast sales growth or fully established. Being able to plug-n-play marketing strategy, creative and delivery into a business is the smart, fast and simple way to ensure that its marketing is aligned to its business objectives.


12.30 - 13.00

Simon Bulteel

The A – Z Guide for claiming Research and Development Tax Relief

Whilst the Tax Relief has been available for 18 years it remains a mystery to most small companies and their advisors. The A-Z guide offers an alternative, yet informative guide allowing you to understand the benefits that a claim for R & D Tax Credits could bring to your business, both in terms of cashflow and investment in future R&D Projects. “A is for Anyone” is a good starting point and will get you thinking!


13.15 - 13.45

Philip Dean

L3 Award in Fire Safety Management

WFST will be providing information relating to the new L3 Award in Fire Safety Management (RQF). This qualification will provide managers of premises with the information and training to be able to manage fire safety effectively.


14.00 - 14.30

Amar Ali

What you need to know about UK Business Immigration Laws?

Reiss Edwards is pleased to invite you to our seminar where we will provide insight into Business Immigration including Tier 1 Entrepreneur, Tier 1 Investor and Representative of Overseas business visa categories. This seminar should also allow companies to understand the process of employing skilled non-EEA workers from an Immigration perspective and elaborate on key responsibilities for licenced employers as required by the Home Office.


14.45 - 15.15

James Nicholson

How to rank your site on Google in 2016 and beyond

In this seminar, James Nicholson will discuss the latest ways of ranking your website in 2016. Tactics from years gone by have changed a great deal, so you need to ensure you are up to date with the latest techniques. James will also advise how you can avoid Google penalties such as Google Panda and Google Penguin.


15.30 - 16.00

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.