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  • 2018 will be a very important year for UK business owners as the government negotiate Brexit with the EU. Hopefully Theresa May and the sub committee Brexit team led by David Davis will endeavour to deliver a Brexit plan to mitigate any further risks to the economy. As we head towards the March 2019 deadline and leave the EU single market who knows what might be the outcome?. If you are unsure of how these events may affect your business and your customers and wish to know how the current climate is affecting the economy, please join us at our breakfast seminar.  Andrew Hebden, Deputy Agent from the Bank of England will share and summarise the key points from the latest BOE's inflation report. There will be plenty of chances to ask questions and we will encourage "peer to peer" discussion around the table. This is your opportunity to understand regional business owner’s sentiment and the economic outlook across the North West and Cumbria during 2018.  Unfortunatley our event is fully booked. However if you wish to put your name on the reserve list please email peterfleming@businessdoctors.co.uk     

     

    Over the last few years UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has increased by around 2% per annum. In 2017 GDP growth was a modest 1.7%, the slowest growth since 2012. Growth has been mainly driven by consumer spending, not just on staples such as food and clothes, but cars, holidays, travel and entertainment, eating out, luxury products and general improvements in living standards. 

    What’s in store for us during 2018? With recent post-christmas announcements from many of the major retail, car, construction and leisure sector organisations. Are we now starting to see the cooling effects of the uncertainty around Brexit? What's the feedback and predictions from our peers on customers and the general public near future buying behaviours? 

    In times like these, running a business can be like playing Snakes and Ladders. It's difficult to predict the throw of the dice, then decide which steps to take.

    Please join us for this FREE business breakfast, where we will hold a round the table discussion regarding the latest economic data and share with you any key announcements from the Chancellor in his spring statement.

    Carlisle Business Seminar - Economic update, will take place from 8.00am to 9.45am on Thursday 15th March, Edwardian Room, The Crown & Mitre Hotel, Carlisle.

    This is a partnered event hosted by Peter Fleming (Business Doctors)

    Andrew Hebden, Bank of England, Deputy Agent, will share the findings from the BOE latest economic update.

    Darren Moynan, Chartered Tax Adviser (MoynanSmith Accountants) will update you on announcements from Phillip Hammond’s spring statement

     If you're still not sure whether it's worth your time (as we know how precious time is, afterall), here's what other business leaders have said about our previous workshops and talks:

     “A good balance between overview and details, great to see group interaction and sharing of information/ideas”, Greg Kelly, MD, Ultimate Security & Investigation Ltd

    “A great open forum” Paul Crooks, Director, Cache4 IT Solutions Ltd

    "The timing of these sessions are just right” Matt Morgan, MD, Tyla Services Ltd

    “Excellent!” Matt Bond, MD, Cito Cleaning

    “A good level of information and interaction” Ged Acton, Director, Ged Acton Ltd

    "Very useful, time well spent in attending" Simon Dockeray, MD, SJD Electrcial Services

    "A really useful summary with plenty of tips for reflecting on”, Judith Anderson, Director, JTA Admin Ltd

    "Very well presented and usefull information, worth speaking to each of the presenters" Jason Hodgson, NXT Recruitment

    "Thanks very much for yesterday Peter, really enjoyed it and as ever plenty of useful tools to help us make our fortune!!" Paul Thompson – Cumbria Windoworks Ltd

     

    The hotel which has a small car park and is based in the centre of Carlisle. There's plenty free parking around the city, please ensure you display your parking disc.

    A light breakfast will be served and there will be a opportunity to network with like minded business people. We will be happy to answer any questions on the day, however if you wish to submit questions in advance please email Peter Fleming at peterfleming@businessdoctors.co.uk

    Unfortunatley our event is fully booked. However if you wish to put your name on the reserve list please email Peterfleming@businessdoctors.co.uk 

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