Discussion themes:Our multi-disciplinary panel brings together expertise from across the spectrum of professional and lived business experience - from economics and commercial law to HR, accounting and tax - offering insights, ideas and inspiration as business leaders look to plan their strategies for the year ahead. Among the subjects to be discussed are:
- The economic outlook and what it means for small-to-medium sized businesses
- Work and employment trends in 2023
- The tax landscape - and what to look out for
- Legal shifts and risk
- Selling a business: what it takes - and what happens next
- Entrepreneurial appetite of the nation - Mushroombiz polling results
An economist, author and frequent media commentator on UK and international economic, monetary, political and social issues, Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).She was previously Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Director General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service. A former Partner at KPMG and the holder of numerous academic posts, Vicky’s books include “Greekonomics: The Euro crisis and Why Politicians Don't Get It”; “It's the Economy, Stupid- Economics for Voters”, with Ross and Urwin; “Redesigning Manufacturing”, with Nielsen and Beverland; and “Women vs Capitalism”.
Vicky joins us to offer her unparalleled insights into the economic picture in 2023 and how those in the SME space can plan to maximise the year ahead.
Helping private clients, entrepreneurs and owner managed businesses to minimse their tax burden and maximise their income, Steph joins us to look at the major trends in taxation and how these impact companies and their owners at an individual level.
With Fulfil recently sold to confectionary giant Ferrero, Steve joins us to talk about Fulfil's business journey and what life is like before, during and after the sale of a company.
From quiet hiring and hybrid working to upcoming statutory wage rises and the ongoing fight to recruit talent, Charlotte joins us to share everything you need to know about hiring, motivating and managing people in the year ahead.
With Vicky Pryce's economic outlook as a launch point, Imran joins us to share his insights into the practical things leaders can - or should - be doing to handle their financial affairs well in 2023.