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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Q1 ICAEW Business confidence & economic review lunch – Middlesbrough

Date: 19 March 2019 12:00 - 14:00

Type: ICAEW Governance and Research, Social and Networking

Organiser: ICAEW

An overview of business confidence and the latest economic forecasts can provide valuable insights into how a rapidly changing economy is affecting business in the North East and the rest of the UK.

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

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
A round table discussion of the latest findings from the quarterly ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM), discussion and conditions that businesses are facing.

The UK economy – Mauricio Armellini, Bank of England Agent for North East
An ‘off-the-record’ update on the current economic climate based on the Bank of England’s latest forecasts. This session will examine the most recent economic data as well as the prospects for growth and inflation over the near-term.

Spaces are limited for this roundtable discussion, please book in advance and let me know if your plans change and need to cancel. 

Chatham House rules apply at all events.

Registration begins 15 minutes prior to start time. 

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Venue

Jury's Inn Middlesbrough

Address:
Jury's Inn
Fry Street
Middlesbrough
TS1 1JH

Tel No: 0871 3769028

Speakers

Mauricio Armellini – Bank of England

Mauricio has been a member of the Government Economic Service since 2008, when he joined the Department for Work and Pensions to lead teams of analysts in areas of key Ministerial attention such as skills and pensions. In 2013 he went on secondment to the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, where he worked as Chief Economist until his appointment as Bank of England’s Agent for the North East in September 2014.
Mauricio came to the North East in 2005 to undertake his PhD studies in economics at Durham University, following his MA in Development Economics at Williams College (USA). He also taught economics at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Durham University.
Before leaving his native Uruguay in 2004, he worked as a professional economist in the financial and non-for-profit sectors.

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.

How to book

The easiest way to book is online by clicking the button to Book Online at icaew.com – you will be able to log into your account at icaew.com and pay with your debit or credit card.

You can also telephone the ICAEW central events booking team on 01908 248159 and pay over the phone.

Alternatively you can download a booking form or book by email.