Round up of June NWFD events

The 2nd round of North West FD Network events for 2012 took place in June and was once again well subscribed with leading finance directors looking to further their knowledge and grow their networks.

Over 50 FD’s attended each area’s event and topics and workshops were as ever well received, with lively discussions on topical issues ‘Managing IT costs’ ‘Pensions & auto enrolment’ and ‘Procurement & profit improvement opportunities’.

Thanks go to all our guest keynote speakers, who’s presentations are available on the respective areas events page click here

The NW Finance Director Manchester event on June 14th at The Village Hotel, Cheadle focused on Foreign Exchange Rate risks covered by Phil Stead of Barclays, with Mike Reeves, Managing Partner of Clearwater Corporate Finance, covering penetrating new markets and overseas growth.

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The NW Finance Director Merseyside and Cheshire event on June 20th at Birchwood Golf Club, Warrington saw Kate Grimoldby from RBS talking about supporting business growth, with Gareth Pugh of Baker Tilly covering how to grow your business through a cash flow drought.

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The NW Finance Director Lancashire event on June 21st at Farington Lodge Hotel,Leyland saw David Gleeson from Moore and Smalley presenting on how to attract, reward and retain staff tax-efficiently; with Iain Wolstenholme from Gresham Private Equity talking about how private equity can help achieve your growth objectives.

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Since its inception in 2010 The NW FD Network is rapidly becoming one of the largest accountancy and finance networking groups in the region, welcoming Finance Directors, Senior Controllers and Managers.

The events help continue personal development with keynote speakers covering technical updates and topical developments, as well as sharing ideas and best practice and expanding personal networks.

All events run from 08.00 – 10.00 to allow for plenty of networking with refreshments and group workshop discussions – as well as the presentations.

The next round of events will be September 2012

Merseyside and Cheshire Network – Wednesday 12th September at Birchwood Golf Club

Manchester Network – Thursday 13th September at The Village Hotel Cheadle

Lancashire Network – Thursday 20th September at Farington Lodge,Leyland

To book your place and access more information, please contact us at: nwfdnetwork@afrconsulting.co.uk