Informed Funding – Seminar Two – Securing the Right Debt for your Business – 19th Nov – 9:15am

Four-Reasons-Successful-Businesses-Borrow-Money2020 has been a tumultuous year, creating financial challenges for growth companies. Many have seen reduced rates of growth or absolute declines in sales. Some have seen increased opportunities in what is a disrupted market. A majority of SMES have made use of Government initiatives such as Bounce Back Loans, VAT deferment schemes and Furlough.

We are now entering a new phase where we will see less Government support combined with a weakened economy. Business leaders need to look at both short and long term sustainability for their business, and that means combining both good debt management as well securing the right type of debt that can help you succeed, not drag the business down further.

Why attend?
Attendees will get insight and guidance in numerous areas.
● Managing existing debt and repayment schedules
● Calculating how much debt makes sense, and what level of cost you should expect
● Techniques for consolidating or replacing debt
● Types of debt available in the market
● Considerations for the business owner and minimising personal risk.

Register for this Seminar for free: Register Here

The Panel

Webinar Host Chris Dines, CEO of Informed Funding
Chris Dines has a long career as an entrepreneur and thought leader in the areas of business intelligence, technology and growth company finance. An economics graduate, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and managed a successful corporate finance team at PwC. As CEO, he built leading Tech Research business, Ovum, achieving an IPO on the London Market and subsequent sale (now part of Informa Group).

He has built, from scratch, Knowledge Peers and Informed Funding, with both organisations focused on P2P knowledge sharing in the UK SME sector. He is on the Boards of leading PropTech business Key Agent and leading PR business, William Murray Communications.

Gary Jesson, Managing Director of the EFM Network
Gary is a Business Advisor and Finance Director with over 30 years of experience in working with SME’s. Gary leads EFM and supports SMEs with the benefits of many years building and running businesses, as well as raising finance, providing strong commercial discipline and leading companies through difficult periods. As an experienced CEO, Business Advisor and Finance Director, Gary has helped nurture, run and grow over 40 businesses since starting at EFM. Away from the office, Gary demonstrates his mentoring & coaching practice including ICAEW mentor for Young FD’s.


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