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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Managing cash flow as businesses emerge from lockdown

Date: 2 July 2020 08:00 to 08:45

Type: Business and Industry

Organiser: NorSCA

This roundtable (round your screen) discussion will offer practical advice about how you can manage your cash during this crisis, as well as put systems in place for the future.

Event information

This 45 minute webinar will cover:

  • strategies for effective cash flow management in a time of crisis – from ICAEW member Steve Plaskitt
  • Access to business support, finance and funding to help businesses through the challenges Covid-19 – from Helen Lee

There will also be the opportunity to ask any questions during the session.

Relevant information for business can be found at https://www.northeastgrowthhub.co.uk/toolkits/covid-19-coronavirus-toolkit 


This is a free event but pre-booking is required to be sent the electronic joining details

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James Callaghan

James Callaghan

James Callaghan, ICAEW Regional Director

James works to raise the profile of ICAEW with members and key external stakeholders and to support members in their careers. He manages and oversees the work of the regional staff ensuring that local members receive professional career support through local District Societies and connected communities.

James has a solid grounding in research and innovation management in the higher education sector backed up by a number of years in industry combining interests in innovation, consultancy and the commercialisation of intellectual property.

He also has significant experience as a non-executive Director in a number of companies in Ireland and the UK and has participated in many negotiations involving spin-out companies and investors.

James holds a PhD in Business and Management from the University of Cambridge. He is also a Chartered Engineer.


Helen Lee

Helen Lee, Programme Manager, Growth Hub

Helen manages the delivery of the North East Growth Hub and leads on mentoring activity. She is supported by a team of connectors who provide one to one support to help businesses identify and access the help they need to start, grow or improve their business. An online directory of the business support, events and finance options available for businesses in the North East can be found at www.northeastgrowthhub.co.uk

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.

He has advised on many cross border acquisitions and disposals including successfully completing deals with companies from Japan, Taiwan, Canada, USA, France, Germany, Ireland and Scandinavia.

As an experienced Corporate Financier he adds value to the strategies and processes involved with selling a company or seeking additional finance. Much of what he does is based around strategy at board level to work closely with clients, their lawyers and funders

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.