Terry Irwin to speak at Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce seminar – May 2009

Terry Irwin to speak at Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce seminar – May 2009

The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce (FBCC) has invited TCii Managing Director Terry Irwin to speak at a topical breakfast seminar on the current economic climate and how to survive it. Entitled “Doing business in a slowing economy”, the seminar will take place in the City of London on Thursday 14 May, from 8.30am to 10.00am.

Terry’s presentation will include a range of useful tips on how to do business in a slowing economy. He will cover topics such as:

  • understanding the four phases of economic cycles so that you can stay ahead of the game
  • how to benefit from a downturn by predicting when the economy will move to the next phase, through rate of change analysis and knowing which key indicators to track
  • seven steps you can take to ride out the economic storm
  • how to safely acquire a troubled company
  • using the credit function to retain customers and gain new ones
  • stepping up accounts receivable – how to deal with non-paying customers
  • a ten-point recovery plan for getting out of serious financial trouble
  • steps to develop financial discipline.

Three other speakers will cover subjects from their respective areas of expertise:

  • Pasi Kuoppamäki, Senior Economist at Sampo Pankki,will talk about the current economic climate in Finland.
  • Economist Mikael Nilsson from Barclays Capital will give a presentation about the Scandinavian markets in a global context.
  • UK Economist David Tinsley from National Australia Bank will give some fresh insights into the economic situation in the UK.

Anyone interested in attending the seminar can book a place by emailing [email protected] The cost of the event, including breakfast, is £20 for FBCC members and £25 for non-members.

The venue is the premises of J-M Capital at 60 Lombard Street, London EC3V 9EA, a short walk from Bank and several other tube stations. Breakfast and registration start at 8.30am and the seminar programme at 9.00am.

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