Economic Update

  • Date: 10 Jul 2019
  • Time: 08:00 - 10:00
  • Venue: Smith & Williamson, Portwall Place, Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NA

We continue to see significant economic and political volatility in both domestic and international markets. Understanding the key drivers of this volatility, their impact and the risks and opportunities they present has become increasingly challenging.

In this briefing our speakers will give their insights of the global, national and the West's regional economy, delving into the likely impacts of these changes and on local businesses.

Who should attend

This event is aimed at CEOs, owner-managers, heads of finance and senior directors with involvement in organisational strategy.


08:00-08:30 Registration and breakfast
08.30-09:00 Global economic view
Daniel Casali, Head of Investment Strategy, Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLP

Daniel will share his thoughts on the global economic and political drivers and the impact they are having on the UK economy. He will provide insight on the outlook for the global economy for the remainder of 2019 and beyond.
09:00 - 09:30 Regional economic view
Chris Hackett, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of Bristol, Bristol City Council

Chris will provide expert insight in the local economic conditions for Bristol and the surrounding areas. He will provide an update on key economic data for the region, benchmarked against the wider UK, and give his thoughts on the key opportunities for businesses in Bristol and the West of England.
09:30 - 09:50 Impact on local businesses
Nigel Hardy, Head of Assurance and Business Services, Smith & Williamson LLP

Nigel will provide his insights on the impact on local businesses of the economic and political backdrop and discuss the key points from Daniel and Chris’s presentations.
09:50 - 10:00  Panel Q&A



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