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The seminars form an important part of our events. They provide the ideal opportunity for you to learn about current business trends, as well as refresh the knowledge and techniques that, even with the best will in the world, can get forgotten with time.

Take a look below at the upcoming seminar topics in an area near you.

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North West

Chester

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Seminar: Confessions of an accountant
Presenter - Angela Ashton and Nathan Jones

CONFESSIONS OF AN ACCOUNTANT

Join us for a unique and light-hearted yet truth packed approach to accounts!

Angela Ashton of Accountancy Bookkeeping Consultancy Ltd and Nathan Jones of Champion accountants collaborate and take the stage to share their unique insights and ?confessions? as an accountant.

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Confessions of an accountant- who are they?

Angela has a past rooted in manufacturing and engineering and is the process queen ? a massive fan of systems and processes to eliminate errors and overheads she brings this wealth of knowledge to her growing client base. Doubling in turnover year after year and likewise growing her clients also ? Angela is a straight talking honest accountant who walks the talk and loves to see clients win accuracy, quality information and time through the adoption of Online accessible usable software like Xero and QuickBooks.

Nathan ? a tax and charity specialist is likewise a guru when it comes to migrating businesses onto platforms like Xero and QuickBooks. He leads the team in Chester and sees the clients in his practice flourish through automations, rationalisation and excellent reporting.

Together they will lift the lid and bring to life some of the oddities, workarounds and quite frankly bonkers schemes that they help clients navigate ? all whilst staying within and respecting tax and accountancy law regulation.

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Confessions of an accountant ? what will they share?

They will share examples and stories that could apply to everyone including:

? The Curious case of the VAT
? Balance Sheet Bingo
? Suspense, Expense or expensive manoeuvres
? The destruction of the Smelly bag of screwed up papers
? To be or not to be ? Corporation Tax
? IR35 and the struggle of not being employed
? The Good, The Bad and the Ugly accountant

So why not join us for an enlightening and funny hour where they share stories about the things they have seen, the horrors they have survived and also an opportunity for them to answer your questions ? the ones you know you want to ask for a friend!

To join us ? simply BOOK or schedule a call with Tracy and we can chat about how we can help!



November: Online Event
Thursday 11th
11:50 - Sign In 12:00 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - Join us from 10:00 for a 10.30 start
Our November Business Networking event open to members and visitors
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North West

Manchester

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Seminar: Profit Improvement Strategies
Presenter - Chidi Egbujie - Director - Virtual Focus Accountants

Profit is a key goal for most businesses and in this session Chidi will share some strategies on how to increase your profit and work towards building the business you dreamt about.

The presentation is centred around increasing profit with a focus on:

  • Pricing
  • Getting more customers
  • Converting more leads
  • Getting customers to spend more

November: Online Event
Thursday 11th
11:50 - Sign In 12:00 Start - 13:30 End
Seminar start time - 12.10 - 12.30
An online business networking event connecting business owners and directors from across the Manchester, London and Exeter business communities.
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North West

South Manchester

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Seminar: Taking Greater Manchester to the World
Presenter - Mike Blackburn

To introduce the global promotional challenge faced by Greater Manchester and to position the work of Marketing Manchester and MIDAS. This conversation will discuss how we plan to promote Greater Manchester to the world. We will look at our current performance, ambitions and aspirations across our business sectors, and how businesses can get involved in promoting Greater Manchester and helping us achieve our ambitions collectively.

  • Economic Vision
  • GM?s current position
  • Target audiences
  • Recovery campaigns
    • Tourism
    • Net Zero
    • Powered by Innovation
    • Digital in our DNA

Mike is the current Chair of the Greater Manchester Internationalisation and Marketing Advisory Board. This board provides the strategic direction and oversight of the delivery of the GM Internationalisation Strategy and Action Plan, building the GM global brand and improving the City Region?s international competitiveness.

November: Live Event
Thursday 4th
11:30 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - 10.30am
Cottons Hotel, Manchester Road Knutsford
A relaxed networking group for senior business people based in the North West to generate quality business locally, nationally and internationally.
Venue web site
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Midlands

Birmingham

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Seminar: Do You Have The Skills To Help?
Presenter - Louise Vickers from Willhan Training

We all hope that we won't be called upon to help in the event of a medical emergency. But if you were in that situation, would you know what to do?  This seminar aims to give you an insight into what to look for and the practical skills you can use to help someone suffering from a severe allergic reaction or a heart attack. It will also give an overview on the signs & symptoms of shock. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn a new skill that could save a life..!!

November: Live Event
Thursday 4th
12:00 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - 11:00
Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, B5 7QU
Proactive face-to-face networking lunch for senior business decision makers
Venue web site
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Midlands

Peterborough

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Seminar: Elevate Your Referrals With Ease
Presenter - Amal Loring from Mbd

As an entrepreneur, you probably assume others know what you do for a living? However, many people - even those closest to you may not be referring you for a number of reasons. The Elevate Your Referrals With Ease
seminar teaches the Five Steps of the Referral Process as well as rarely-used sales strategies that can elevate your business immediately. A critical but often used sales process, we will help you perfect your referral strategy and ensure that your referral sources are providing more clients and closing more deals than ever before.

October: Live Event
Thursday 28th
12:00 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - 11:00
Holiday Inn Peterborough West, PE3 6SG
Proactive face-to-face networking lunch for senior business decision makers
Venue web site
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South East

London

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Seminar: Profit Improvement Strategies
Presenter - Chidi Egbujie - Director - Virtual Focus Accountants
Profit is a key goal for most businesses and in this session Chidi will share some strategies on how to increase your profit and work towards building the business you dreamt about.

The presentation is centred around increasing profit with a focus on:
  • Pricing
  • Getting more customers
  • Converting more leads
  • Getting customers to spend more
November: Online Event
Thursday 11th
11:50 - Sign In 12:00 Start - 13:30 End
Seminar start time - 12.10 - 12.30
An online business networking event connecting business owners and directors from across the London, Manchester and Exeter business communities.
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South East

South Herts

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Seminar: Developing a Marketer's Mindset
Presenter - Joolz Joseph
This workshop will help you understand the importance of marketing as a fundamental aspect to your business and how you can harness it to maximise opportunities. Using a combination of marketing theory as well as practical examples to illustrate key points, it is both practical and empowering.

At the end of the workshop, you will understand: 



  • why you market and what marketing really means
  • the elements needed to develop an effective marketing plan
  • the different areas you need to bring together to ensure an all-round approach you can embed into your organisation for long term growth.

This workshop is for anyone looking to understand how the theory of marketing applies in practise and understand the right marketing tools for your business.


AGENDA

The purpose of marketing


  • Relationship marketing
  • Customer Journeys

The process of marketing



  • Vision
  • Strategy
  • Tactics

The practice of marketing



  • Branding vs Lead Generation
  • Channels
  • Content



November: Live Event
Wednesday 10th
11:45 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start
DoubleTree by Hilton, Borehamwood
A business networking event connecting business owners, directors & senior contacts from across the business community in & around South Herts
Venue web site
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South West

Exeter

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Seminar: It Is Not About Us. How to create a customer centric marketing plan.
Presenter - Richard Wain and Dom Cooper - Founder and Directors - Vu Online
'Do you think your marketing is connecting with your audience? Is it generating enough business right now? In order to be successful your marketing has to align with your potential customers' needs and expectations. In other words, it is not about you. Despite this, businesses often forget to involve their customers when developing a marketing plan.

During this practical workshop Vu Online directors Richard and Dom will demonstrate how to build a marketing plan based on customer needs and behaviours. This practical step by step approach can be adapted for any scale of organisation to quickly generate an effective marketing plan that is not based on guess work.

In a world of significant upheaval, challenge and change, your customers are changing too. Now is the time to listen to them, adapt to their needs and watch your business thrive.'

November: Live Event
Wednesday 10th
12:00 Start - 14:00 End
Seminar start time - 10.00 registration and refreshments - 10.30 start
Sandy Park
A lunchtime business networking event for business owners and directors - 2-course lunch with coffee and pre-event refreshments.
Venue web site
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North East

South Humberside

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