Chamber Business Breakfast
with Sir Vince Cable
Monday 16th January 2017
07:30 - 10:00.
~ GUEST SPEAKERS ~
Sir Vince Cable - Former Business Secretary and MP for Twickenham
Sir Vince Cable is the former Business Secretary and MP for Twickenham, having served the constituency between 1997 and 2015.
Vince Cable served as a Labour Councillor in Glasgow between 1971 and 1974, before joining the Social Democrat Party. In 1997 Vince Cable was first elected to Parliament to represent Twickenham. He joined the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet in October 1999 as Spokesman on Trade and Industry after a spell as a junior Treasury spokesman. He was the Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor from November 2003 until May 2010 and was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats until May 2010.
Mark Maidment - Director or Resources and Deputy Cheif Executive of Richmond and Wandsworth Councils
~ AGENDA ~
07:30 Arrive to a welcome coffee/tea
07:50 Guests help themselves to a breakfast buffet
08:15 Welcome from Chamber CEO and Principal of RACC, Gabe Flint
08:20 Guest Speaker: Mark Maidment – A summary of this year’s business rates
08:30 Guest speaker: Sir Vince Cable, former MP & Secretary of State for Business
08:40 Chamber Brexit Seminar - Prepare your business and plan for Brexit, led by Sir Vince Cable
09:25 Legal aspects to consider by Headline Sponsor Moore Blatch Solicitors - facilitated by John Warchus
09:40 Seminar closes and opportunity to relax with colleagues
10:00 Event ends
~ HOST ~
Richmond Adult Community College is well known throughout the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an upstanding community institution that is committed to excellence in education and training course provision. We have been delivering our mission since 1934: ‘unlocking talent and releasing potential through learning, skills and enterprise’.
In the most recent academic year RACC received over 12,000 enrolments – a number that is trending upwards.
RACC’s provision has a heavy focus on business courses that meet the needs of a local business community that is dominated by (91% of local businesses) SMEs and recent start-ups with a high proportion in high level professional services e.g. Accountancy, Business Finance, Technology and Digital Media. RACC also provides a very wide range of vocational, language, art and craft and University bridging courses.
As a recognised community hub, RACC is proud to play host to a wide range of events: from jazz concerts and choirs to craft fairs, public lectures, and everything in between.
RACC hires out its facilities. If you are interested in meeting rooms, training areas or conference space, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
~ SPONSOR ~
Newsquest is a media company with a difference. We are committed to bringing a voice to this region. We invest in a passionate team of journalists, who proudly serve their communities with news our readers trust.
One of the largest regional media companies in the UK. We employ more 1,000 experienced media sales people that help local businesses promote their products and services to local audiences.
~ HEADLINE SPONSOR ~
Moore Blatch is a leading law firm providing a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses in the UK. With offices in Richmond, the City of London, Southampton and Lymington we are committed to providing customised solutions that work for our clients, with relationships built based on trust.
Twickenham Experience Ltd. A Chamber Headline Sponsor
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Richmond Borough Chamber of Commerce
Richmond Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant and well established network of businessess, business people and organisations committed to enhancing business and prosperity within the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
The Chamber markets, represents and supports business and CSR.
Come and join us and not only make a difference, but benefit from free mentoring, advertising opportunities to more than 5,000 businesses, great events, seminars, training, access to Richmond Twickenham Times Talking Business pages and to teams/forums of Chamber members, who offer free professional and discounted assistance.
The Chamber's members span from non profits to retired and other local business people to one person start-ups seeking guidance to national and internatonal companies and public organisations establishing local links as part of their corporate social responsibility; including businesses and organisations such as NPL, Kew Gardens, the RFU, HSBC, Nat West, PayPal, eBay, Reed, TWE, Santander, Serco, St Georges and more...