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The University of Southampton
Southampton Business School

Brexit Britain in April 2017 - A Road Unknown? Seminar

18:00 - 20:00
26 April 2017
Highfield Campus, Building 2, room 5053

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Paul Bennett on 023 8059 6892 or email .

Event details

In this seminar we will be discussing the UK's Spring Budget announcement and how it will affect the government’s approach to navigating the challenges and opportunities of Brexit. In partnership with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Business Alliance (HIBA), the University's Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance (CRAAG) presents an evening of expert analysis and round-table discussion with notable business and academic figures. This event will cast an eye over the roadmap of the current and future direction of Britain as it triggers Article 50.


18:00: Registration, light buffet and networking

18:45: Opening words from Gavin Midgley

18.50 Keynote speech from Malcolm Hyde - Director (London & South East), Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

19:00: Roundtable discussions

-Local business & Infrastructure
-Education & Skills
-Digital Capabilities
-International Trade
-Brexit in the News

19:45: Closing summaries from the discussions

20:00: Event Close


Speaker information

Mr Gavin Midgley,Gavin has been a Teaching Fellow in Accounting at Southampton Business School since March 2016. Prior to this he worked in the accounting profession for over 10 years (in both practice and industry environments) and is a fully qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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