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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Q3 ICAEW Business confidence monitor breakfast – Newcastle

Date: 18 September 2019 07:45 for 08:00 - 09:30

Type: ICAEW Governance and Research

Organiser: ICAEW

Our resident experts will explore the latest BCM results for our region.

ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM)™ started in 2003 and is one of the UK’s longest running, most comprehensive and highly respected business confidence surveys.

Event information

Business confidence – Steve Plaskitt, Partner, Tait Walker on behalf of ICAEW
The latest findings from the quarterly ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) will give an indication of the overall direction of the economy, what is driving change and highlights the key concerns of UK.

Ross Lillico, Associate Director Lichfields
Presentation will follow the ICAEW BCM update.

Chatham House rules apply at all events.

Registration begins 15 minutes prior to start time. 

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Price No Charge

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Jesmond Dene House Hotel

Jesmond Dene House Hotel
Jesmond Dene Road

Tel No: 0191 212 3000


Steve Plaskitt – Partner, Tait Walker

Steve Plaskitt – Partner, Tait Walker

Steve Plaskitt, FCA
Steve joined Tait Walker in 2002 and was promoted to partner in 2005. He has over 20 years’ experience of advising owners of small and medium sized businesses in the North of England on company acquisitions and disposals and helps businesses to access fundraising. He has advised on all aspects of SME Corporate Finance from due diligence, valuations, mergers, acquisitions, company disposals, equity fund raising, business planning, bank finance, management buy outs / buy ins and strategic decision making.

Ross Lillico – Associate Director, Lichfields

Ross is a skilled economist who provides specialist advice to a wide range of clients. His experience covers economic impact and business case development in line with Green Book principles, including advising on major commercial, residential and tourism developments.

Ross’s other areas of expertise include Employment Land Reviews and Economic Development Needs Assessments – project managing studies for more than 15 authorities across the North of England – as well as Functional Economic Market Area studies.  He is also experienced in assessing the economic footprint of corporate clients or industrial sectors, including recent work for Homes for Scotland. Ross joined Lichfields in 2004.

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