Making change happen and stick, in your business is not easy! The speakers at this seminar will give you practical and realistic advice and guidance on how to do it! Drawing on a wealth of industry and first-hand experience, be inspired and learn how to spring-clean your business for a successful 2024!
Tim Rylatt, UK Growth Coach
Tim’s entertaining and insightful presentation will enable you to truly understand the barriers to success in your business, and what you can do about them.
He will cover:
Tim Rylatt is a highly experienced business coach who has worked with more than 200 companies during the past 15 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 business owner himself, as a director in two marketing agencies, as well as his own coaching firm (which is now also a franchise).
Henry Laker, Growth by Design
Henry’s entertaining and insightful presentation will enable you to unlock the marketing potential of your business by implementing targeted changes for success. He will cover:
Henry is a highly experienced business owner and has been heading up businesses within the print, design and digital marketing sector for nearly 25 years.
He is known for being entertaining, direct, and creative, with a huge passion for results-driven marketing.
In 2018, the marketing agency he founded with co-director Tim Rylatt won the ‘Best New Business award for the Gatwick Diamond Area and most recently the award for Most Impactful SME Marketing Agency – South East 2023.
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.
Tony Baulch, Ashdown Solutions – Managed IT
In Tony’s presentation, he will discuss the importance of data hygiene and your IT subscription overload! With the aim of identifying opportunities to streamline and save you money!
Finally, the sometimes feared world of cyber security insurance! To protect your business this could be critical and there are ways to make it affordable and effective. Tony will explain how!
Tony has a wealth of IT experience, starting out at British Caledonian, before working for BT and then supporting projects such as the Dartford River Crossing and Faslane submarine shiplift. He spent 12 years in a senior role supporting retail operations of some 400 Texaco petrol stations.
With a young family, and not wanting to travel into London, he started Ashdown Solutions to look to bring his years of automation and project management skills to serve SME’s based in the Gatwick Diamond.
Bernie Knight, Regency Grove Communications (telecomms)
Bernie’s presentation will guide you on how your communications can optimise efficiency and productivity in one! By providing you with practical advice, best practice, and real-world stories, he will shed light on the power of modernising telephony systems to help your business to grow.
He will explore:
Chris Irving, Curve Accountancy
In his upbeat presentation, Chris will provide valuable insights into what management accounts are, what they look like in your business and why, going forward, you should be regularly reviewing them.
He will also offer a general tax update covering income tax, national insurance and corporation tax and examine impacts of the recent autumn statement and budget changes that have come into effect.
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. He is a director of Curve Accountancy based in Crawley that specialise in owner-managed business accounts, tax and payroll.
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.
Lunch is provided in the main restaurant and please let us know any dietary requirements at least a week before the event.
The indicative schedule for the training event is as follows:
8.30 – 9am —— Arrival and coffee
9am – 9.10am —— Welcome and housekeeping
9.10am – 9.50am – Speaker 1 presentation
9.50am – 10.30am – Speaker 2 presentation
10.30am – 10.40am – Tea and coffee break
10.40am – 11.20am —– Speaker 3 presentation
11:20am – 12pm —– Speaker 4 presentation
12pm – 12.40pm —– Speaker 5 presentation
12.40pm – 1pm —— Lunch
Location & venue
Conveniently located for both Gatwick Airport and Crawley, the Holiday Inn London-Gatwick is easy to reach by road or rail.
It has it’s own dedicated and secure free parking for event guests. The purpose built conference and meeting facilities provide an ideal setting for these seminars and networking opportunities.
Holiday Inn London-Gatwick
Povey Cross Road
Please note, the car park entrance is off the A217
Is it free to park, but you need to register your car registration number at reception. Please make sure that you do this in order to avoid a fine.
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