Business support for small and medium enterprises

A specialist lecture designed to help businesses and individuals overcome the difficult current economic climate is to be held in Leeds.

The lecture, “Gain despite economic pain”, hosted by the ifs School of Finance and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) on Tuesday 11 June, will examine and discuss the business opportunities presented by the current economic climate.

It will also look at how companies and individuals can gain confidence in their business and economic decisions.

The talk will be delivered by renowned market commentator, Justin Urquhart Stewart, who is regularly seen on television and in the press, at the Crown Plaza in Leeds.

It will be free to attend for ifs School of Finance alumni members and Institute of Financial Services Members, while £7.50 for financial regulatory students and previous ifs students and £15 for members of the public.

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Prior to his present role at Seven Investment Management (7IM), Justin trained as a barrister and became involved in corporate finance, working in Africa and Singapore. He later went on to found Broker Services, which became Barclays Stockbrokers.

Justin Urquhart Stewart said:

“While the economic crisis has been incredibly tough for businesses across the UK, there are opportunities out there for those willing to seek them out.

“It’s crucial during this time that businesses are given all the support they need to grow and explore new opportunities. This lecture will provide valuable insight for those companies and individuals who want to turn a crisis into an opportunity.”


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