FSB Member guest host provides providing a warm welcome with a guest speaker. Promote your business in 30 seconds, then network with discussion topics in small breakout rooms. Speaker topic- “Bookkeeping: demystifying and turning it into a treasure chest of information.!"

Event details 

New for 2024, FSB Members will guest host providing you with a warm welcome. Join this friendly session to feel part of the local business community within Lancashire & Cumbria. This event is free and open to both FSB members and non-members.

Guest Host this month is FSB Member Natalie Barker, Business Owner at M&M Business Support. Natalie has a passion for helping busy business owners and leaders achieve more, by maximising their time. Over 16 years of practical experience working in different industries and across multiple departments. As a multi-tasking queen, and her extensive experience has equipped her with the ability to handle various tasks skillfully. 

Guest speaker this month is FSB Member Sue Reeve, of Windmill BTS Ltd. Sue will talk on “Bookkeeping isn't just numbers!." Let’s demystify bookkeeping and turn it into a treasure chest of information to take you on your journey to success. 

Sue is celebrating 40 years as a bookkeeper in May and 4½ years in business. She is passionate about taking the stress out of bookkeeping and supporting business owners with their business finances. She offers membership to The Business Finance Academy.

At this session: 

  • FSB welcome and event housekeeping
  • FSB update and a summary of current actions
  • Guest speaker and Q&A
  • Promote your business in 30 seconds
  • Breakout rooms with a topic for discussion

Prepare and bring along your 30 seconds business pitch; see our useful guide on Elevator Pitch.

As for the topic of discussion this s flexible, it could be; wants/needs exchange, sharing lessons learnt, random business knowledge, social value actions, professional development and training, customer satisfaction, innovative ideas, much more.

Held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, this meeting is open to all businesses, so feel free to share with your networks.

Places at this event are limited so register early to avoid disappointment! 

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To enable FSB to deliver a high level of customer service at our events, and to tailor the content where appropriate, we will share your full name and business name with the host of the event you have registered to attend. The event hosts are representatives of FSB who irretrievably delete your details following the event.  Should you not consent your full name and business name being shared with the event host, please contact [email protected] within three working days of the event taking place, with details of the event.

Event contact

For more information about this event, and if you would like to be a guest speaker at any of the local networking events, please contact [email protected]

For general enquiries regarding the event, please telephone our dedicated events helpline 01253 336028 or email [email protected]   

Further information

  • To help ensure things run smoothly, please refer to our Events terms and conditions here.
  • We want all attendees to feel welcome - please read our statement on Diversity and inclusion here.
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