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2022 is the year your courage, bravery, resilience, and strength come together with the knowledge, expertise and support from others to make you and your business the success it deserves to be.

The Business Booster series brings together four charismatic, passionate and insightful speakers covering business strategy, marketing, HR, accountancy, brand photography and R&D tax relief to start you on your journey to continued success in a changing and challenging environment.

Each event in the series has it’s own theme so you can attend one, two or all of the series. All are available to book now, so get those dates in the diary and don’t miss out!

Hear from industry experts to make your strategy, growth plans, systemization, business performance and culture the best it can be!

Practical advice and tools, specific to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, which you can use and implement straight-away

Network and learn from others who are at different business stages

All followed by a delicious lunch!

What are the presentations about?

The Holy Grail: Business owners working less and earning more
Tim Rylatt, UK Growth Coach

Lots of business owners work really hard, and many work hours that go beyond the norm expected by employees. But is it essential? Whilst the commitment to success is certainly admirable, the reality is that most people would prefer to be working less and earning more and that means mastering business efficiency and the principles of leverage. Tim Rylatt will explain how you can run a smoother ship, with greater outcomes in his exciting presentation. It will include:

Tim Rylatt is a highly experienced business coach who has worked with more than 200 companies during the past 13 years. He is also the author of 3 books that address the topics of sales skills, strategic marketing and business growth.

Unlike many coaches, Tim is also a proper business owner, and is a director in two marketing agencies, as well as his own coaching firm.

Getting the right leads and improving your marketing return on investment
Henry Laker, Growth By Design

We all want more leads but how efficient are we at managing them? Is your marketing effective at getting the right type of lead and have you turned on the taps of opportunity before plugging the gaps of wastage?

If you want to master marketing efficiency, you’ll want to see this presentation. Henry will be sharing his top tips on:

Henry Laker has been involved in business marketing for more than 25 years. He has worked within the print, graphic design, website design, and broader digital sectors. During this time he has worked with hundreds of companies to help refine their brand presentation, lead generation, customer lifetime values and reputations. He has also co-authored two books on the subjects of marketing and business growth with Tim Rylatt.
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Fall in love with employee appraisals and staying safe in the workplace
Ellora Harper, Croner

Well maybe not in love with employee appraisals, but we all know they have to do done, but do you really understand why you do them? Ellora will take you through how to do them better – for you, your employee and business performance – ultimately how to manage the little darlings!

Finally, she will also be covering the important subject of staying safe in the workplace.

Ellora Harper has worked with clients including Aston Martin, Steinway and Sons, Bollinger, Laurent Perrier and Rolex, to name but a few. It was through associations such as these that she was able to learn and hone her business expertise, skills that she now puts to use every day for Croner Group.

Croner Group specialises in human resources, health & safety, tax & reward management, offering market-leading advice, software and services to maximise business outcomes – it is one of the oldest and most trusted business support services in the UK.

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Tax efficiency is important to all businesses
Chris Irving, Curve Accountancy

In his thought-provoking presentation, Chris will determine some of the current tax breaks that may be considered for your business as well as looking at future legislation. He will also provide a general tax update for business owners and pinpoint the tax consequences to consider including PAYE, National Insurance, income tax and corporation tax and indicate how all of this incorporates to help make a more efficient and effective business.

Chris Irving is a Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and has been working in the accountancy industry since he left school in 1990. Chris has presented several tax and accountancy seminars to individuals and business owners over the last 6 years and his engaging, straight-talking style will leave you with a better understanding of the tax legislation that directly impacts you.

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How to use Brand photography to raise your profile, double your fees and attract your ideal client in the next 90 days
Pippa Tanko, Brand Photography Expert

I’ll take you through what brand photography is and how to use it to deliver real results for your business! Brand photography builds owners’ confidence and sets them apart from the competition.

My name is Pippa and I am a personal brand photography expert who has helped small creative brands leverage their personal branding to upscale, and increase their profitability. Personal branding is not just about the outside perception of you, but more importantly about how you see yourself. 

I help creatives step into the best version of themselves to create powerful confident brand photography that not only shows them as the elite industry expert but helps them become one.

Ed Chinn EY Breakthrough

Edward Chinn, EY Breakthrough Incentives

Ed works with innovative SMEs to claim R&D tax relief from the Government as additional support. The team has made claims for over 1,500 SMEs and claimed millions of pounds in the process.

His talk will give practical tips to accelerate growth, with a focus on innovation. This includes information on government grants and research & development tax relief.

Edward is also a member of the Executive Council of Gatwick Diamond Business and a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts (RSA).  Edward is passionate about supporting businesses to become more sustainable and develop innovative green solutions.

The EY Breakthrough Incentives team operates within EY’s Incentives team which gives it the ability to maintain its dedication to the SME market, whilst benefitting from the credibility and safeguarding that comes from being part of the Big Four.

Please note:

  • This event is subject to Government Covid-guidelines. We will update you if anything changes.
  • Your data will be shared with the event partners and speaker organisations. You may receive marketing communications from them in due course.

Business culture isn’t fluffy – it delivers performance!
Tim Rylatt, UK Growth Coach

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” is what the late, great Peter Drucker is quoted as saying. In modern business building a team, and establishing effective, positive and progressive culture is vital to success. In his insightful and fun presentation on this topic, Tim Rylatt will explain:

Tim Rylatt is a highly experienced business coach who has worked with more than 200 companies during the past 13 years. He is also the author of 3 books that address the topics of sales skills, strategic marketing and business growth.

Unlike many coaches, Tim is also a proper business owner, and is a director in two marketing agencies, as well as his own coaching firm.

Business culture as a point of differentiation in your marketing
Henry Laker, Growth By Design

People buy people but how well does your culture come through in your marketing? Do you have a fantastic business culture but keep this great point of difference a secret when you are marketing your business? In his exciting presentation, Henry Laker will explain:
Henry Laker has been involved in business marketing for more than 25 years. He has worked within the print, graphic design, website design, and broader digital sectors. During this time he has worked with hundreds of companies to help refine their brand presentation, lead generation, customer lifetime values and reputations. He has also co-authored two books on the subjects of marketing and business growth with Tim Rylatt.
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Making Employment Law and Health & Safety part of your culture
Ellora Harper, Croner

These are legal imperatives but for those savvy enough, the spirit of employment law and Health & Safety can become engrained in your culture, making you legally compliant but also at a commercial advantage. Ellora will discuss:

Ellora Harper has worked with clients including Aston Martin, Steinway and Sons, Bollinger, Laurent Perrier and Rolex, to name but a few. It was through associations such as these that she was able to learn and hone her business expertise, skills that she now puts to use every day for Croner Group.

Croner Group specialises in human resources, health & safety, tax & reward management, offering market-leading advice, software and services to maximise business outcomes – it is one of the oldest and most trusted business support services in the UK.

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How tax can support business performance
Chris Irving, Curve Accountancy

During his interesting address Chris will go through the tax changes announced in the recent Autumn budget that will impact your business. Additionally, he will provide an overall tax update for business owners and underline the tax pitfalls to consider including PAYE, National Insurance, income tax and corporation tax.

In this easy to understand presentation Chris will show you how all of this fits together with your business performance and how to prevent any nasty tax shocks!

Chris Irving is a Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and has been working in the accountancy industry since he left school in 1990. Chris has presented several tax and accountancy seminars to individuals and business owners over the last 6 years and his engaging, straight-talking style will leave you with a better understanding of the tax legislation that directly impacts you.

Please note:

  • This event is subject to Government Covid-guidelines. We will update you if anything changes.
  • Your data will be shared with the event partners and speaker organisations. You may receive marketing communications from them in due course.
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