Three leading Black Country firms were involved in a highly successful breakfast event from FinditintheBlackCountry last week (Thursday 11th May) to provide expert advice on how businesses need to prepare for life in a digital age.
The Director’s Toolkit Seminar saw key speakers from IceBlue Marketing & Design in Kidderminster, Price Pearson Chartered Accountants in Dudley and Thursfields Solicitors, which has seven offices across the Midlands.
The event was organised to give local business owners and directors the knowledge they need to be prepared for the arrival of new digital technologies, which is changing the way people behave and interact online.
Over 20 local businesses attended the event and found advice on topics including an introduction to Cloud Computing and how it can make your business more efficient and secure, changes in the Data Protection Act and how the biggest threat from security comes from within a business, HMRC and making tax digital regime, and how warranties around IT, data protection and staffing can affect a deal when looking to acquire, merge or sell a business.
Paul Long, Director at FinditintheBlackCountry, comments: “We wanted to create a bespoke event which would offer local business leaders an insight into where the digital future is heading, how it might affect them and how we could help give them a competitive edge.
“The feedback we have already received has been excellent, with a number of attendees commenting that they will be putting their learning straight into practice!”
Pictured left to right: Jennifer Long, MD at IceBlue, Jane Rudge, Senior Associate Solicitor at Thursfields Solicitors, Mark Squibb, Director at Price Pearson Chartered Accountants, Jayne Holliday, Associate – Chartered Legal Executives at Thursfields Solicitors and David Price, Chairman at Price Pearson Chartered Accountants.