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SME Conference 2020: Thrive and transform

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Conference brings together SMEs to engage with expert business leaders, authoritative thought leaders and thriving companies, who will offer tangible takeaways and insights into successful and sustainable growth.

The SME conference is a must for all company directors, shareholders and entrepreneurs. The content is sufficiently diverse to support all people in business and is not aimed at solely the finance function. The topics are broad and business critical and you have immediate access to professionals in all key areas – Past Delegate 2019

Each year the SME Conference provides finance professionals, working in SMEs, with first hand advice to help you and your business thrive. The event will open with a refresher on developments in financial reporting from Vivek Mehan, which will then be followed by a business and law update from Louise Dunford (LRM Consultancy) and practical tips on how to deal with late payments from Paula Loveitt MBE. Nigel Mills CBE, Chief Executive Officer of The Lakes Distillery, will be delivering the closing keynote address and will be sharing insights on having the right people and what the components of success looks like.

Attending SME 2020 will give you the chance to takeaway

  • How to protect your business against late payments
  • Making the UK the best place in the world to grow a business
  • Technical updates on things tax, financial reporting and business & law
  • Tips, tricks and best practice on recruiting, retaining and developing staff
  • Insights into new technologies impacting businesses
  • Making a living, having a life – how to prevent burnout
  • Actionable tips on how to prevent the instance of cyber threats
  • Export as a route to growth

Inspirational updates and advice from expert speakers

  • Irene Graham OBE, Chief Executive Officer, ScaleUp Institute
  • Paula Lovitt MBE, Head of Small Business Payments, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Louise Dunford, LLM, LLB Barrister, Cert Ed, LRM Consultancy
  • Chris Paterson, Trainer, ICAEW Academy of Professional Development
  • Nigel Mills CBE, Chief Executive Officer, The Lakes Distillery


April 24
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Chartered Accountants Hall
Moorgate Pl
London, EC2R 6EA United Kingdom
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