Looks like this event has already ended.
Check out upcoming events by this organiser, or organise your very own event.
Frameworks: “Start-up Accounting and Taxes”
Thursday, 10 May 2012 from 08:00 to 10:00 (BST)
Belfast, United Kingdom
Launching a business and managing it as it grows can be more challenging than ever in a market characterized by changing regulations, increasing globalization, and current economic uncertainty. Start-ups and early stage companies face intense competition as well as strong pressure to demonstrate a real return on investment. Profitability is everyone’s goal, but companies also need rigorous financial controls and the appropriate tax structure set up from the beginning to help assure investors of the quality of earnings and the ability to be able to vet a variety of questions as the company faces key decision points.
This half-day workshop will deliver practical advice about start-up accounting and tax issues that will help you prepare and implement effective procedures and systems. The discussion will be practical, and will reflect on the common questions being asked by CFOs, CEOs of start-up companies.
What you will learn:
•Reporting and controls matters to consider;
•Income tax considerations when setting up your company structure;
•Information technology issues;
•Current accounting topics.
Who should attend:
Entrepreneurs, wantrepreneurs and businesses in the start-up phase.
Date: Thursday 10th May 2012
Time: 08.00am – 08.30am Registration
08.30am – 09.40am Programme
09.40am – 10.00am Q&A
Location: Northern Ireland Science Park, Queens Island, Belfast
Cost: Free of charge
Contact: Roisin Clancy, Programme Manager
Tel: 028 9073 7809 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Breakfast will be provided for participants
About the presenters:
Caroline Keenan, ASM
Caroline graduated from The Queen's University of Belfast in 1988 with an Honours Degree in Economics. Prior to joining Coopers & Lybrand, Birmingham in 1989 she graduated from the Midland Bank Plc Group's Accelerated Management Trainee Graduate Scheme, being placed in the top 5. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Caroline joined ASM Belfast in November 2010 as Head of Tax, after a 21 year career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, involving working across Audit, Corporate Finance and Tax, in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. She has considerable experience in delivering a range of taxation services to clients across many sectors and has particular expertise in dealing with Shareholder and Owner–Managed Business Taxation Matters, Corporate Reconstructions, Inward Investment Companies, and Research & Development Tax Relief.
About NISP’s Frameworks Entrepreneur Workshops
NISP offers ongoing educational opportunities for entrepreneurs building and growing innovative hitech, biotech or cleantech companies and offers member companies the opportunity to provide expert content to a responsive, interactive audience.
Many of today’s business founders and future entrepreneurs have scientific and technical backgrounds but have had limited experience in industry, so they often lack exposure to critical information which is essential to leading a start-up. To fill this gap, NISP offers Frameworks Entrepreneur Workshops to provide these bright leaders with the vocabulary, foundations and framework around which they can build awareness of the many disciplines they will oversee as “C” level managers”
About NISP CONNECT
NISP CONNECT is an independent, non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship by accelerating the growth of promising technologies and early stage companies. A collaboration between Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP), the University of Ulster, Queen's University, Belfast and AFBI (Agri Food & BioSciences Institute), NISP CONNECT acts as an ‘honest, neutral broker’ within the region.
NISP CONNECT focuses on:
• research institution support
• business creation and development
• entrepreneurial learning
• access to capital
• public policy advocacy
• awards, recognition and networking
……by mobilizing and leveraging the private sector’s best on a pro-bono basis
NISP CONNECT is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland 2007 - 2013
When & Where
NISP CONNECT is an independent, non-profit organisation that supports the development of innovative technologies and early stage companies through a series of educational seminars, mentorship programmes, capital competitions, and public policy advocacy. The programmes are driven by the findings of the Northern Ireland Knowledge Economy Index (KEI) and are guided by the pro bono contributions of experienced entrepreneurs and executives.
NISP CONNECT accelerates the growth of knowledge-based companies by acting as an honest, neutral broker and aims to catalyse the commercialisation of world-class research and intellectual property. A joint effort between the Northern Ireland’s academic research base, the University of Ulster, Queens University Belfast, AFBI (Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute), and Northern Ireland’s private sector, the CONNECT programmes are designed to facilitate a culture of collaboration between the region’s highest quality science and technology entrepreneurs, research institutions, professional services providers and investors.