North West Finance Directors Webinar Autumn 2020
The NW FD Network is run in association with AFR Consulting 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 webinar covered:
During the course of the webinar our presenters looked at ways businesses can adapt and thrive as we emerge from the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Sophie Wheeler-Traherne, Assistant Vice-President, Government Relations at Barclays opened 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 discussed how businesses valuations will differ in the post pandemic landscape.
Thirdly the presentations turned towards a focus on the workforce. Emma Swan, Partner and Head of Commercial Employment at Forbes Solicitors provided 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.