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Accountex London launches most diverse Seminar Programme yet

April 3, 2023

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Thought leaders, trailblazers and pioneers in the profession, will be delivering the 180+ education programme at Accountex London this Spring. The show will be returning to ExCeL on the 10-11 May 2023 with 13 stages and a packed CPD accredited programme.  

Here are some programme highlights to look forward to at this year’s show.

Taking the main stage is Sharon Cooke, Technical Director at 2020 Innovation for her session ‘Top 10 tax considerations for 2023/24’ where she will explore tax considerations and offer plenty of practical take-aways. Another tax focused session is ‘Tax update with Rebecca Benneyworth’ where she will be delving into the Spring 2023 Budget and Finance Bill, while highlighting changes which directly firm’s clients and the advice given to them.

An additional business-based presentation is from speaker and author Geoff Ramm, ‘Celebrity service: Discover the gap in your client service you never knew existed.’ Visitors will learn about changing their mindsets to deliver an incredible client experience.  

Over at the Tax & Compliance theatre, Paul Aplin, MTD and UK Tax Specialist Consultant, and Paul Lodder, VP: Product Strategy and Accounting expertise at Dext, will be looking at how period basis reform will affect all UK companies in 2023, with their presentation ‘Basis period reform: The practical guide for practitioners in 2023.’  

Delving into the world of bookkeepers, Zoe Whitman, Business Coach at The 6 Figure Bookkeeper, will be moderating a panel ‘The secret diaries for bookkeepers: what accountants don’t know about bookkeeping,’ where they will explore what it’s really like running a forward-thinking bookkeeping practice.  

With the programme putting emphasis on issues that affect people inside and outside the workplace, there are lots of sessions covering topics such as mental health, neurodiversity and diversity.  

Brad Burton, Motivational Business Speaker, will be taking to the main stage for his session ‘Now what?  Suss out your next steps in life and in business’ where he will explore fulfillment, burnout and confidence as he helps participants work out their next steps in both life and business.  

For more wellbeing content, visitors can head to the session ‘Building a Premier League mindset’ with Marc Pugh, health and lifestyle coach and former Premier League Footballer. He will recommend the 3 key improvements that an accountant or bookkeeper can make to improve focus, mental clarity, and overall health and wellbeing.

A further session not to miss, is ‘Beyond ticking boxes: Why diversity and inclusion are the key to surviving and thriving’ with Mo Kanjilal, Co-Creator of Watch This Sp_ce. This talk will look at why D&I matters, actions to take, and advice and tips.  

Last but not least, Amy Brann, Founder and Director, Synaptic Potential will be delivering the session ‘Discover the science of top Critical & Creative Thinking & Problem Solving.’ In today’s cognitively loaded world you need discipline and habits to help perform at the top of your game.  Uncover the scientifically underpinned approaches that will help you focus and find the right balance between impulsivity and self-control.  

You can now explore the whole programme here.

Accountex London is taking place at ExCeL on the 10-11 May 2023.

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