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The timetable for the November show will be released soon...

Wednesday 14th November

Thursday 15th November


11.00 - 11.30

Dwain Reid

Get the Most From Networking at the Business Show & Beyond

`Your network is your net worth` but how do you build a powerful network if you are too shy to network? Learn how to deal with networking at events including how to get over nerves you may feel beforehand. Learn 5 essential things to remember in networking situations including how to break the ice and get into conversations and how to follow up with key contacts


11.45 - 12.15

Simon Bulteel

The A – Z Guide for claiming Research and Development Tax Relief

Whilst the Tax Relief has been available for 18 years it remains a mystery to most small companies and their advisors. The A-Z guide offers an alternative, yet informative guide allowing you to understand the benefits that a claim for R & D Tax Credits could bring to your business, both in terms of cashflow and investment in future R&D Projects. “A is for Anyone” is a good starting point and will get you thinking!


12.30 - 13.00

Teni Shahiean


In a competitive marketplace, maintaining the edge is vital to your business. Whether you are UK based, planning to search for talent overseas, or you view the UK as the ideal location for your new start up or investment, a proactive approach to business immigration is a key element of any post Brexit strategy. This seminar will help to simplify the Immigration Rules and its hidden benefits for your business.


13.15 - 13.45

James Erskine

How Influencer Marketing can help ANY business – including YOURS!

We will introduce Influencer Marketing and why it can’t be ignored. We will answer how Influencer Marketing can work for YOUR business to raise awareness and drive sales and how it can be scaled for any size or niche via micro influencers and self-service platforms. Finally, we will review the science of Influencer Marketing, offering practical advice on what any company embarking on a campaign needs to be aware of.


14.00 - 14.30

Sunil Gokani

Minimise the fluctuations of Currency Exchange to your bottom line

If you have an exposure to Foreign Currency, this seminar will show to you how Currencies4You undertake market analysis in conjunction with a range of market tools, in partnership with you, to mitigate the volatility of Currency Markets


14.45 - 15.15

Richard Donne

Buying Digital…

The founder of Your Digital Lab will explain the importance of creating, maintaining and boosting your digital presence. He’ll demystify the process of ‘buying digital’ and will explain - in clear terms - what you really need and why, from SEO to social & web development to mobile apps. Learn about the value you can generate for your business by employing someone you trust to run your digital presence, leaving you to focus on running your business.


15.30 - 16.00

Dr. Rajesh Raghupathi

Global staffing – Solution for profitability challenges

The small and medium businesses faces various challenges to improve/sustain the profitability and this seminar focuses on how adopting global staffing could be a solution to their problems. The key for success here is identifying the right partner who will work along with them. Global staffing not only offers huge potential but it could also leads to disaster if not carefully implemented. Seminar would discuss the advantages, challenges and steps in implementing global staffing.


16.15 - 16.45

Joel Rush

The right eCommerce solution and how to choose it

What factors dictate your choice of eCommerce platform? Why are open source solutions becoming so widely adopted? Is the Magento 2.0 upgrade the only option for those stores already established on the platform? Whether you’re an established eCommerce business researching the challenges of upgrading or a startup discovering the scope of eCommerce options; here is an unbiased exploration of popular eCommerce options, features and functions.


17.00 - 17.30

Matt Davies, Schroeder Carbado, Paul Loran

Fifty Shades of Green

Going green has never been so easy - let us take you through six ways in which you and your business can make a change today and into the future.