Date: 21st November 2013
2. Get expert advice
3. Eat cake
The Coffee & Cake Business Network meets every third Thursday of the month. Meetings are friendly, informal and informative and include a Q&A session with a business expert each month.
The November meeting is on Thursday 21 November 2013
Venue: Café Society, 15 Byram Street, Huddersfield HD1 1DR
£5 (plus Eventbrite fee) including coffee & cake (advance booking)
In Experts’ Corner… Peter Sargent is a partner in Begbies Traynor (Halifax office), a professional services firm specialising in insolvency and business rescue. Peter deals with individuals, family and SME companies, advising them on solutions to extricate themselves from their financial difficulties.
As an expert with a unique insight into why some businesses succeed and others fail, Peter is ideally placed to advise on how to avoid common business mistakes.
Peter started his professional career in 1980 at Revell Ward in Huddersfield, becoming a partner in 1988; he left the firm in 1995 to found Sargent & Co which was acquired by Begbies Traynor in 2005. He has dealt with all kinds of business both locally and nationally.
Peter is a past president of R3 the professional trade organisation that represents insolvency practitioners in the UK and currently sits on the Insol small practitioners committee. He has lectured on insolvency issues in the UK and overseas and contributed to numerous Insol guides.
Please note: this event has limited places and some previous Coffee & Cake events have sold out, so please ensure you book your place online in advance of the event (payment on the door is £7).
“If you haven’t attended a Coffee & Cake Networking event yet, I urge you to book on. Michelle has pulled together a great group of local business people, making networking an absolute pleasure. The experts are varied and interesting and the Q&A style, ‘chaired’ by Michelle makes for a stimulating discussion. And all with a large helping of delicious cake!” Deborah Ogden, My Style Confidence
“Networking has been key to building my business and Michelle’s events are always well-attended, relaxed occasions that allow you to develop relationships.” Sarah Gathercole, Mosaic Virtual Office/The Office Fixer
Previously in Experts’ Corner
October 2013 - Tracy Sheldon, Brug Consultancy
September 2013 - Danny Matharu, Hillrich
August 2013 – Janet Bebb, Social Progress
July 2013 – Gary King, Tendo
June 2013 – Philip Gwynne, Naked Company
May 2013 – Christine Emmingham, Grayling North PR
April 2013 – Marcus Costello from Wright Angle Marketing
March 2013 – Henryk Zeintek, Huddersfield Examiner
February 2013 - Janet Bebb, Social Progress
January 2013 - Tracy Sheldon, Brug Consultancy
December 2012 – Sean Jarvis, Huddersfield Town Football Club
November 2012 – Jason Taylor, Kirklees College
October 2012 – Jean Kent, West Yorkshire Enterprise Agency
September 2012 - Liz Tattersley, Welcome to Yorkshire
August 2012 – St John Emms
June 2012 - Judith Wright from Wright Angle Marketing
May 2012 - Vera Woodhead of Edimo Coaching
April 2012 - Peter Hanson, Colin Bateson and Roger Lawton from Strategy to Succeed