NW Finance Director Webinar


Our next quarterly event is on Thursday 17th September 2020.

About the event:

The NW FD Network is run in association with AFR Consulting, MHA Moore & Smalley and Barclays. Our mission is to help Finance Directors and Senior
Financial Controllers to continue their personal development through:

• Observing key note speakers
• Expanding personal networks
• Exchanging knowledge and ideas with peers
• Receiving technical updates

What the Event Will Cover:

During the course of the event our presenters will look at ways businesses can adapt and thrive as we emerge from the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Sophie Wheeler-Taherne, Assistant Vice-President, Government Relations at Barclays will open the event with a UK Political update. Sophie has spent her career working in politics. Most recently she worked for the Secretary of State for Wales as his Special Adviser, working on policy, communications, legislation and political engagement.

Andrew Feeke, Corporate Finance Partner at MHA Moore and Smalley will then discuss how businesses valuations will differ in the post pandemic landscape.

Thirdly the presentations will turn towards a focus on the workforce. Emma Swan, Partner and Head of Commercial Employment at Forbes Solicitors will provide an employment law update. Emma works with clients of a variety of sizes in contentious and non?contentious matters, and is a Legal 500 recommended lawyer.

Finally, we will end with a Q&A session where attendees will have an opportunity to direct their questions to our panel.


10:00 – 10:05          Welcome & Introduction

10:05 – 10:25          UK Political update – Government approach to the recovery and beyond from Sophie Wheeler-Taherne, Barclays

10:25 – 10:45          Business valuations post COVID-19 from Andrew Feeke, MHA Moore and Smalley

10:45 – 11:05          Employment law update from Emma Swan, Forbes Solicitors

11:05 – 11:15            Q&A

11:15 – 11:30            Breakout session

11:30                         Close

Who Should Attend?

Finance Directors and Senior Financial Controllers of businesses based across the North West.


This event is free to attend online but advance booking is essential to reserve a place.

Click here to view the flyer for the event September 2020 Invitation