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RSM Tenon Breakfast Forum

Breakfast Forum Thursday 25th November, 2010

Speaker: Philip Marsden Topic: Prospects for UK growth and M&A in 2011

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Philip Marsden gave an eloquent address to this morning’s Leadership Forum which provided a concise and insightful look at the challenges that lie ahead for all companies, in 2011. Some of the facts were surprising and...

5% + 2.5% = Consumer breaking point?

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At a special forum this morning, it was estimated by purchasing professionals that food costs in 2011 would increase by approximately 5%. At a time when VAT will be going up by 2.5%, taxation is increasing and Government cuts are looming, the questions posed were:
  • Would the consumer accept such rises?
  • Does the...

Opportunity or Austerity?

Paul Clarke, business partner to Marco Pierre White and former CEO of DeVere Hotels & Resorts and Virgin Hotels & Resorts spoke to a forum about business in 2011 – opportunity or austerity?

Proudly sponsored by HSBC, this morning’s international forum provided an opportunity for a unique group of industry leaders to speak openly about hospitality today and the challenges facing companies wishing to...

Has banking Changed?

“ HAS BANKING CHANGED? ” LEADERSHIP FORUM SPECIAL REPORT

LEADERSHIP FORUM AT CHANDOS HOUSE, FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2010

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At the leadership forum held last Friday in Chandos House, Bob Silk of Barclay’s Bank shared his views on the banking crisis and where to the market was heading to next In...

Puchasing Forum at Piccoino’s

“THE CONFUSION AND, SOMETIMES, CYNICISM OVER THE PLETHORA OF ACCREDITATION SCHEMES AVAILABLE TO INDUSTRY AND THEIR VALUE TO BUSINESS”

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This week the EP Purchasing Forum met to discuss further the concept of accreditation schemes and kite marks. Guest speaker, Penny Beauchamp from Red Tractor: Assured Food Standards introduced her accreditation scheme and...