What happened at Greensill Capital? The Finance Director’s perspective
21 Sep 2021
How did a 'fintech unicorn' rise up so rapidly to a $7bn valuation and fall so abruptly in a few months? The story involves high-profile entrepreneurs and investors, questions about the oversight of regulators and a lobbying scandal in the UK. Attendees will hear the story behind the...
SPEAKER(S): Al Eadie, former Group Finance Director, Greensill Capital
CHAIR: Simon Lindrea, Head of UK CFO and Financial Services Practice, Page Group
Working efficiently in a hybrid model
19 Oct 2021
Many companies responded well to the challenges of lockdowns in 2020-21, showing a resilience that highlighted the possibilities of new ways of working in the long term. As responses to the initial crisis give...
CHAIR: Peter Mason, Former Group Tax Director, IMI plc
Are inflation fears real? How should CFOs respond?
20 Oct 2021
Driven by supply chain disruption and labour shortages the UK inflation rate is expected to reach 4% by the end of the year. The Bank of England expects inflation to return to its target 2% rate in the medium-term. However, there is a...
SPEAKER(S): Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
CHAIR: Patrick Butcher, former Group CFO, Capita
Sustainability Summit: The Uninhabitable Earth
21 Oct 2021
Author David Wallace-Wells's assessment of the speed and severity of global warming is shocking – but you need to hear it. It’s far worse than you think, it’s happening much faster than you...
SPEAKER(S): David Wallace-Wells, Author, The Uninhabitable Earth & Deputy Editor New York Magazine | Dame Jo da Silva, Global Director of Sustainable Development, Arup
CHAIR: Nazneen Rahman CBE, Non-Executive Director responsible for Sustainability matters, AstraZeneca
Challenges of post M&A integration
10 Nov 2021
In our first foray back to in-person meetings since the start of the pandemic, we are delighted to be holding this early evening drinks evening and discussion examining the challenges of integrating entities following a merger or acquisition. Principal integration challenges may be...
SPEAKER(S): Stephanie Glucina, VP - Global Tax Planning, Hasbro | Kelvin Stagg, Chief Financial Officer, Page Group
CHAIR: Chris Danes, Tax Partner, MHA MacIntyre Hudson