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ICAEW Virtually Live 2020

The practice of now

Host: Chris Downing, Sage

Schedule: 20 Aug 2020 14:00 - 14:30 BST


Join Chris Downing, Director for Accountants in the UK for Sage, as he talks through the recent findings of the "Practice of Now" report. This is Sage's latest report for accountants and bookkeepers, based on independent research of more than 3,000 accountants globally.

In this session, Chris will go through the key learnings and insights from the report, and talk about practical steps to make your practice more resilient and focus on adding value to your clients..

He will also touch on some of the key findings of another recent Sage research report "Survival, resilience and growth" – a report on the UK’s economic recovery and talk through some of the key insights gathered from 2,000 SME decision makers. Hear how they are adapting their business models to survive and grow at this time.

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Virtually Live returns 15-17 June 2021. ICAEW will be hosting a series on live and on demand sessions providing insight and expertise on the key issues effecting finance professionals.

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Chris Downing
Chris Downing Director for Accountants and Bookkeepers, SAGE

Chris will talk through the latest Practice Now report from SAGE.

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