Business Events

August 13

A free seminar for Humber SMEs is to feature a panel of expert speakers focusing on innovation and business growth. The Innovating Markets morning event at the Innovation Centre, Grimsby, is being hosted jointly by World Trade Hull & Humber and Growth Accelerator, the Government-backed partnership of private sector business growth experts. Speakers include: Duncan Slater, for UKTI; Marie Kell, partner at Andrew Jackson Solicitors; and Liz Baghurst, a grants and funding expert. The seminar runs from 9.30am to 1pm, including lunch. To register email [email protected] or call 01482 485200.

August 22

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By 2015 at the latest, all UK companies currently using UK GAAP will have to change, either to another form of GAAP, or adopt a completely new UK GAAP standard. The impact of these changes is likely to be significant for many UK companies. PwC is holding workshops in its Leeds office to take you through what the changes will involve. The event runs from 8am to 10am at Benson House, 33 Wellington Street, Leeds. To register email [email protected]

September 13

Charity Leeds University Union and A View from the Hill CIC are joining forces to host a conference entitled Charity begins up North. The event is aimed at those working in, or with, the third sector or looking for opportunities to develop their CSR strategy. It costs £95 for the full day with lunch if booked before August 16 (£125 after) or £59 for the half day without lunch if booked before August 16 (£79 after). All prices exclude VAT. For more details on the event at Leeds University Union, call Jessica on 01706 828855 or email her at [email protected] 

September 26

A free seminar hosted by The Personnel Partnership and Seabury Beaumont aims to ensure you are up to speed with the many employment law changes taking place this year. Plus, take away some valuable tips on managing your employees’ performance. It will be held at Branded3, 2nd floor, 2180, Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds. The event will take place between 8.30am and 10am, with registration from 8am. To book, contact [email protected] or [email protected]

The next Thursday M+tch event hosted by fds Corporate Finance will bring together Yorkshire entrepreneurs seeking a networking opportunity combined with business support at Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield. The event, which runs from midday until 2pm, will feature insights from an expert at Vivid Creative on maximising your social media presence. Resident professionals from firms such as HSBC Bank and Ramsden Solicitors will be there. The cost is £15 plus VAT. Contact [email protected] or call 01924 376784.