Small Business Advice Week will take place for the 14th year this September.
The event is aimed at helping the UK’s 4.5m SMEs navigate uncertain times and will see leading experts and businesses provide important advice for 2018.
The theme for this year’s proceedings is growth and productivity and is supported by a number of key partners:
- the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW)
- EDF Energy
- 123 Reg
There will also be insight from leading professionals covering topics on accounting, online presence and security.
Philippa Kelly, manager of financial services at ICAEW, said “This year we have partnered with Small Business Advice Week to provide support and assurance to SMEs across the UK.
“We will be providing insight and advice into all things accountancy, showing you don’t need a team of in-house accountants to maximise the financial efficiency of your business.”
Small Business Advice Week runs from the 4-10th September and the ICAEW will be hosting a seminar event on Thursday 31st August.
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