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For: Business Owners
The 7 Deadly Sins of Accounting in Business
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query_builder 11:30 - 12:00
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
The 7 Deadly Sins of Accounting in Business
A Finance Director, who we call Bob, was at a leading commercial consumables company. The Finance Team struggled to sustain the trust of their peers when reporting due to consistent inaccuracies. This was due to multiple manual factors, leading to severe bottlenecks in the business. So, come and find out what might be holding your finance team back…

What you'll learn:
  • How a fresh approach and potentially a new finance system can help move your business forward
  • Genuine real-world takeaways to go back to the office to improve efficiencies now and in the future 
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For: Business Owners
How to harness the power of technology to reduce time on business admin
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query_builder 12:15 - 12:45
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
How to harness the power of technology to reduce time on business admin
Starting a business is about doing what you love, or at least it should be! There's a lot of admin that comes with starting and running a business, and it can be a real drain on an entrepreneurs' precious time. Tide is all about giving back time to people who work for themselves, so come along to this seminar to hear about how you could harness the power of technology to reduce the amount of time you spend on business admin, so you can get back to doing what you love!
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For: Business Owners
Triple your chances of winning new tenders repeatedly within 12 months
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query_builder 12:15 - 12:45
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
Triple your chances of winning new tenders repeatedly within 12 months
Triple your chances of winning new tenders repeatedly.
Achmed Essar will discuss how you can become an elite bidder from day 1, the key ingredients you need to repeatedly win tenders and projects, and proven & tested growth methods to outperform your competition and multiply your profits. 

You will learn:
  • How to source private & public tenders effectively (what bid consultants hide from you)
  • Win rates (the truth behind 80-95% tender win rates – what they are and how to get there, and why bidding professionals don’t like to speak about it)
  • Why most companies give up on bidding and lose out
  • How even “sole traders” can win £40k tenders (tricks and tips worth £100k alone and what not many professionals know)
  • How we enabled micro- and small businesses to win 1 tender per month within 8 months - (a safe & risk-free step by step approach explained thoroughly for everyone to try).
  • The power of consortiums (how to beat medium and large corporations, and why this works so well)
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For: Business Owners
How to grow your business both nationally and internationally through franchising.
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query_builder 13:00 - 13:30
place Seminar Hall 3
card_travel Seminar
mic English
How to grow your business both nationally and internationally through franchising.
Is your business the next McDonalds or Starbucks?
Franchising can be a very effective way to expand your business and reach a national or international market place. However, it is not an exercise you should enter into lightly, your franchisees will invest heavily in your sector knowledge and expertise, you therefore need a clearly thought out strategy and a carefully crafted suite of support documents and systems. Most importantly you will require a recruitment strategy to find new franchisees and a consultant that can work with you to build your network.

What you'll learn:
  • How to successfully build a franchise network
  • Generate millions of pounds in franchise revenue 
  • How to thoroughly document a franchise system
  • Develop an effective franchisee recruitment strategy
  • Recruit and retain the best franchisees
  • Turn a local businessinto a global brand!
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For: Business Professionals
What consumers love and hate about complaint handling
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query_builder 13:00 - 13:30
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
What consumers love and hate about complaint handling
Helen will share stories and anecdotes from consumers about what they love and hate about customer service and complaint handling. You'll discover how not to fall into these traps and offer more in your customer-facing business. Helen will also share tips on how to look after your staff so that they look after your customers, and how you can exceed customer expectations – with positive examples of when big and small businesses have done this.

Challenge what you currently do. Develop and improve how you treat past, present and future customers and how you can make the experience better for them.

You will learn how to:
  • Maintain and increase customer loyalty
  • Reduce complacency among staff and improve their productivity
  • Future proof the sales process
  • Keep your customers coming back for more of the same excellent service. 
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For: Business Professionals
How to passively build a property portfolio so you don't have to work forever!
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query_builder 13:45 - 14:15
place Seminar Hall 3
card_travel Seminar
mic English
How to passively build a property portfolio so you don't have to work forever!
This seminar will start by explaining why building a Buy To Let business alongside your main business can be a great way to build sustainable wealth and mitigate risk. It will compare and contrast Buy To Let with average UK businesses and show you how you can turn proactively generated profits into significant passive income. 

What you'll learn:
  • How to build a buy to let property investment business
  • How to hedge your current business risk
  • How to turn proactively generated profits into sustainable passive income 
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For: Business Professionals
Unlocking the face to unlock the money in your business...
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query_builder 13:45 - 14:15
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
Unlocking the face to unlock the money in your business...
Learn how to read facial expressions and make more money!
Understand your clients, colleagues and prospects better than ever before regardless of what they say - know how they really feel.

All facial expressions are not equal. Understanding the difference between fear and anger is crucial to growing your business.
Spotting the person that has not bought into your ideas gives you knowledge to either keep convincing or wrap up and save time. Knowledge about the face gives you information that is readily available, which most people just aren't aware of, and when you are aware of it you will notice a real difference in your life.

What you'll learn:
  • The 3 most important facial expressions for Sales growth
  • How to spot the person that is not bought into your ideas
  • Build better relationships with all the people in your life
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For: Business Owners
The 3 keys to help your business work smarter
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query_builder 14:45 - 15:15
place Seminar Hall 3
card_travel Seminar
mic English
The 3 keys to help your business work smarter
There is so much that goes into making your business successful. Having the right PEOPLE, PROCESSES and TECHNOLOGY working together is key to delivering a quality service. Find out how these 3 keys play a major role in your business and what makes you unique.

Come along to learn how to implement technology that your people will love to use & improve your business, learn some practical tips on process mapping and discover some technology that can help your business work smarter.


What you'll learn:
  • The importance of People, Process and Technology in your business
  • How very small changes can deliver huge results & save lives!
  • Enable your people to use the technology and deliver the results. 
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For: Business Owners
Love your Accounts: How to make banking and accounting work for your business
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query_builder 14:45 - 15:15
place Seminar Hall 2
card_travel Seminar
mic English
Love your Accounts: How to make banking and accounting work for your business
As a business owner you have to wear many hats, and when it comes to your banking and accounting it can often feel like the worst fit. You have a love-hate relationship with your finances and when you are having to plan for the future it can all be a bit daunting.But what if we told you that with some simple tools you can transform your banking experience and get back on good terms with your accounts.
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For: Business Owners
70% of brands fail in the first year: change that. Truly understand your customer to succeed.
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query_builder 15:30 - 16:00
place Seminar Hall 3
card_travel Seminar
mic English
70% of brands fail in the first year: change that. Truly understand your customer to succeed.
Learn the techniques used by leading global giants to grow their brands in a new consumer era; understand what you can achieve quickly and cost effectively to gain real competitive advantage.

This is the era of 'tweakment' - true innovation is rare...this is the age of adapting, flexing and differentiating through adding value at key, meaningful moments...but how do you know which moments? How can you really know what these moments are and what matters at each point? Who are your competitors from your customer's perspective? What can you learn from them...and how can you surpass them to drive growth? Simple: You get feedback - honest feedback. You listen, learn - you grow. 

What you'll learn:
  • The importance of understanding your customer
  • The importance of 'Tweakment': meet needs, delight and differentiate to succeed
  • Practical ways to gather customer insight, to really understand your customer at all touchpoints - what are their purchase decision hierarchies? What will they trade off? What can't they?
  • New ways of looking at competitors - who are they - really?
  • How to react to feedback: what you need to hear may not be what you want to hear
  • How market research, deep consumer understanding, can deliver the 'edge' you need to grow your business 
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