Gateley Plc’s Restructuring Conference focuses on helping businesses create resilience in an ever-complex world

Mabey group chief executive Juliette Stacey speaking at Gateley's Midlands Restructuring Conference

Gateley Plc, the legal business of law-led professional services group Gateley, is bringing together a group of heavyweight speakers and thought leaders to explore how businesses need to build resilience in order to survive and be successful in an increasingly uncertain world.

The conference will be delivered in partnership with TheBusinessDesk.com and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

The event will see business leaders, entrepreneurs and experts assemble from the fields of economics, international trade, online retail and cyber security, including Paul Richardson, the chief strategy officer at Gymshark, and Mark Gregory, chief economist at EY.

It will be held at The REP (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) on Thursday 18 October.

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A panel debate will explore what it means to be digitally resilient in the new data economy and, amongst other key topics, the advent of artificial intelligence and the cyber security threat that businesses in the Midlands are facing today.

A few of the key note speakers include:
– Paul Richardson, chief strategy officer at Gymshark;
– Mark Gregory, chief economist at EY;
– Richard Butler, director of the CBI in the West Midlands and Oxfordshire;
– Steve Swain, chair designate, Institute for Turnaround (IFT); and
– Nigel Payne, non-executive director and chairman of public companies.

The panel debate will again feature Paul Richardson, alongside Ania Kubow, co-founder of Nimbla; Stever Borwell-Fox, founder & CEO of Borwell; Peter Budd, commercial, technology and media partner at Gateley Plc; and will be facilitated by Alex Turner, West Midlands editor of TheBusinessDesk.com. An audience Q&A session will follow.

Dan French, partner in Gateley Plc’s restructuring advisory team, said: “As the economic heart of our country, businesses in the Midlands are understandably concerned about the uncertainty that macro-economic factors such as Brexit, and issues like cyber security risks, can bring. What we want to do at this year’s conference is to gather professionals from across the region to discuss how businesses can ensure they become and stay resilient in a challenging landscape.

“We’ll look at how businesses in the Midlands can make the best use of an increasingly digital working environment to build relationships with customers and how to build a business model around constant change, in order to be robust in the face of inevitable change and disruption. We’re looking forward to what will no doubt be an informative and engaging conference.”

‘Restructuring Conference 2018: Creating business resilience in an ever-complex world’ will take place from 8am-2pm on Thursday, 18th October 2018 at The REP (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Birmingham.

The cost for a place at the conference is £85 +VAT per person, which includes lunch. CPD points will also be available.

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