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Navigating Government Policy Updates - Ask The Experts

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10 November 2020 14:00 - 15:30

Event Summary

As we head into the second national lockdown and with the end of the year fast approaching, Manchester Digital understands that this could be a particularly challenging time for businesses. 

As such, we’ve selected a panel of experts to answer any questions you may have that will help you navigate recent policy updates and forthcoming changes to the way you do business.

In addition, the UK’s transition period after Brexit comes to an end on 31st December, bringing with it significant regulatory changes and far-reaching consequences for all UK businesses.

Our experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the extension of the furlough scheme, the Job Support Scheme that is set to replace it in December, or the end of the UK’s transition period and the impact it may have on your business.

Who should attend?

As this event will be a Q&A panel discussion with experts in legal, finance and trade, it is suitable for owners and employees in any sized business. As an example, the following people may find it most useful:

  • Sole traders
  • Small business owners
  • Employees (in any sized business)
  • HR professionals
  • Technology experts (such as CTO/CIO)

Joining us to answer your questions will be:

Musab Hemsi - Employment Lawyer and Partner at LexLeyton 

Musab Hemsi, partner at LexLeyton, is a dual-accredited specialist in employment law and has become a trusted adviser to senior management teams in many SME & large corporations. He recently managed a COVID-19 hotline, offering free advice to businesses of all sizes and helping them to streamline, save staff and find a way through.

Gareth Burton - Director at Burton Beavan

Gareth is MD of Burton Beavan, one of the North West’s fastest growing and dynamic accountancy practices. Gareth has a particular speciality in applying aspects of the tax system that help support business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, and he has a keen interest in technology and high-potential start ups.

Further panellists to be confirmed.

Submit your questions for the session when reserving your place. Answers to many questions surrounding the furlough scheme can be found at LexLeyton’s Covid-19 FAQs and Guidance for Employers page - please check here before submitting your question.

LexLeyton are committed to supporting Manchester Digital members. In addition to the free legal templates for freelancers and small businesses they provide, they also offer free 30/60 minute consultations if you require specific advice to your business. Members can also claim a discount on any LexLeyton services including their Business Partner Retainer Service by quoting discount code MD10.

10 November 2020 14:00 - 15:30

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