With less than a week to go until the highly-anticipated Lincolnshire Business Expo, there’s still chance to book tickets for sought-after events before they sell out.
Some talks and seminars are already booked up for the expo at the Lincolnshire Showground on January 17.
Organised by Stonebow Media’s Lincolnshire Business, the expo features more than 100 exhibitors, bringing companies and professionals in a range of industries together under one roof.
Some 27 events will take place throughout the day.
Here’s a list of the top agenda items that still have places available:
The Bank of England’s Economic Outlook for 2018 & Beyond
Time: 9am – 10am
Pamela Wright, the Bank of England’s Deputy East Midlands Agent, is hosting at the Lincolnshire Business Expo an exclusive briefing on the economic outlook in 2018 and beyond.
The discussion will also include a Q&A session with Pamela, who acts as the region’s eyes and ears for the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.
Meet the Fund Managers from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund
Time: 10.30am – 12pm
Hear from the appointed Fund Managers from the MEIF – Enterprise Loans East Midlands and Maven Capital Partners, who are investing in debt finance and small business loans, ranging from £25,000 to £1.5m.
GDPR: Do You Know The Impact on HR?
Time: 8.30am – 9am
Oliver Tasker and Laura Clark from Wilkin Chapman will be discussing the new stricter data protection legislation due to come into force in May 2018.
Replacing the current Data Protection Act, they will look at how the legislation will change how organisations store and use personal data which in turn will have significant implications for HR.
GDPR: An Opportunity to Secure Your Business
Time: 2pm – 2.30pm
Chris Bell and Mark Booth will discuss how the introduction of GDPR on May 25 2018 offers an opportunity to secure your organisation’s data.
Chris Bell is a Consulting Partner and Mark Booth a Cyber Security Consultant at the Cyber Security Partnership LLP.
Is Your Business Prepared for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Time: 9.30am – 10am
As reported in Lincolnshire Business, BGU Deputy Vice Chancellor Proffessor Jayne Mitchell will officially launch the Lincolnshire Open Research and Innovation Centre (LORIC) at BGU to explore the potential for innovation and growth in this area.
Open Data Specialist Adam Peacock will also talk about what LORIC can do for your business.
Accountants Question Time: The Top 10 Things Your Should be Thinking About in 2018
Time: 10am – 10.30am
Whether it is getting to grips with Making Tax Digital, getting the best from your accounting software, seeking advice on improving your profits or saving tax our panel of experts will be discussing what you should be thinking about in 2018 and will be pleased to answer any questions you may have.
How the Innovation Programme Can Support Your Business
Time: 9am – 9.30am
The Innovation Programme for Greater Lincolnshire aims to support micro, small and medium businesses through the innovation process by providing practical assistance and grant funding.
This session is delivered by Jessica Boot-Marshall, Business Development Officer at the University of Lincoln