Digital Innovations supporting business growth

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An exciting seminar about business growth through digital innovations

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Innovation is becoming increasingly important for businesses to stay ahead of their competitors and maximise commercial success. Innovation comes in many forms and varieties such as clever software or a technical invention.

NatWest Business / Commercial Banking are delighted to bring together expertise from Burgis & Bullock Accountants and Lombard Asset Finance for a practical seminar around digital innovations and the benefits to your business covering the following –

• Research & Development / Patent Box tax credits – understand how this can help fund your innovation activities

• Cloud Accounting – How automating your daily accounting admin can save time in your business, get you closer to your financials and ensure you are compliant for making tax digital

• Lombard Asset Finance - Intellectual Property and Green Funding through asset finance and how this unique way to fund supports your business growth ambitions

• NatWest Digital Innovations – Emerging, innovative technologies that are enhancing services provided to clients to support the changing sector landscape

Speakers –

Sean Farnell Partner, Corporate & Specialist Services – Burgis and Bullock Chartered Accountants

Sean Farnell is a Corporate and Specialist Services Partner at Burgis & Bullock Chartered Accountants.

His clients range from SMEs and family-owned limited companies to large companies, focusing on non-regulated services particularly providing business advice, systems support, profit growth and advice on wealth retention.

He also runs the business coaching and development arm of the practice, covering all the firm's offices, working one-to-one with clients and making presentations at events across the UK as well as having responsibility for IT and marketing at the firm.

Sean has experience of working with many different industries and a specific interest in harnessing emerging and established technologies for smaller business’ benefit and is driving the change to greater efficiencies using innovation and cloud technologies.

He has been a CWLEP board member since 2013 and is also a board member of Coventry & Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT).

Anne Rose - Head of Tax at Burgis & Bullock Chartered Accountants

‘Anne is Head of Tax at Burgis & Bullock. She specialises in all aspects of corporate tax for businesses of all sizes, including owner managed companies, foreign owned entities and companies with PE backing. The tax code for UK companies is one of the most complicated in the world and despite a falling headline Corporate Tax rate, there are many complexities to negotiate. Anne and the team at Burgis and Bullock can help you organise your company’s affairs in a tax efficient way.

Anne is currently helping many companies across a wide range of industries with making successful Research and Development tax credit relief claims as well as advising on the highly advantageous Patent Box relief. Both these regimes can have significant cashflow advantages, either by reducing a company’s tax bill or by providing a cash payment to the company; the government is seeking to support and reward innovative companies through the tax system.

Anne is both an ICAEW qualified accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor which enables her to assist companies with a full range of tax advisory and compliance services. She has 25 years of experience in providing these services, including 20 years working at EY in the Midlands.

Lombard Asset Finance

Lombard is the UK’s No1 asset finance provider. Businesses can use asset finance to get the equipment they need to grow. Asset finance could make it easier to raise funds for additional finance needs, in contrast to traditional loan. With over 250 relationship managers on hand up and down the UK. They’re experts in their field, successfully blending local expertise with core financial knowledge. They work across a wide-range of industries:

• Manufacturing

• Technology

• Green Energy

• Commercial vehicles

• Agriculture

• Aviation

• Marine

NatWest Tyl - A new innovative merchant service

NatWest Rapid Cash - A new technology platform for raising funds against account receivables.

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Whilst we feel this topic is beneficial to business owners, the views expressed are not intended to be and should not be viewed as individual advice or as a recommendation by RBS, NatWest or any third party. You should seek independent advice in respect of issues that are of concern to you.

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