CBI Director-General to Return to County Roots
6th September 2012
It’s a real coup for us to be able to welcome John back to his Lincolnshire roots and we’re looking forward with anticipation to hear his talk
John Cridland, the Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) who went to school in Boston, will be in Grantham next week (12th September) to share his thoughts on business and the economy.
He will be the keynote speaker at the annual Duncan & Toplis Directors’ Briefing which will be held on Wednesday 12th September at the Belton Woods Hotel.
As Director-General of the CBI John Cridland has influenced the nation’s economic policy and been the voice of UK business locally, nationally and internationally.
At the event, which aims to inform and update company directors in the region, he will discuss the state of the UK economy, the CBI’s latest economic forecasts and where the Government and business need to do more to help deliver growth.
Among the other speakers will be Jane de Lozey, Joint Head of Fraud at the Serious Fraud Office; Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Stephen Phillips QC; Neil Parker, Market Strategist at NatWest; and cybercrime expert Dibble Clark from 3SDL.
Adrian Reynolds, Managing Partner at Duncan and Toplis, said he is delighted by the calibre of speakers at this year’s Directors’ Briefing
“It’s a real coup for us to be able to welcome John back to his Lincolnshire roots and we’re looking forward with anticipation to hear his talk,” he said.
“Our other speakers are influential people working at a high level in government and business and we are sure that everyone who attends this event will benefit from what they have to say.”
The event is now fully booked but the media are welcome to attend for photographs or interviews.
Notes to editors:
- Duncan & Toplis was established in 1925 and has since grown into one of the largest independent firms of chartered accountants in the Midlands.
- The company has 10 offices throughout the East Midlands: in Grantham, Boston, Lincoln, Louth, Melton Mowbray, Newark, Skegness, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford.
- Duncan & Toplis offers a wide range of services to small to large-sized family businesses, from accountancy, audit and tax to payroll, human resources and computer services.
- The business employs around 300 staff, of whom 85 are currently engaged in professional training.