Tues 10th Nov (10am – 1pm):
10:00AM Are we facing a Credit Crunch?
Jo Kettner, CEO, Companywatch
The current landscape of Government Interventions, whilst trying to relieve the pressure on SMEs, may in fact be adding to it.
10:45AM Wellbeing in the Workplace
Kabir Gulabkhan, Senior Manager – UK Lead, Hays Credit Management
Join us where we will look at the latest findings from our What Workers Want – Wellbeing Matters Report and examine the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on wellbeing, and how employers are taking steps to support their workforce. Kabir Gulabkhan, Credit Management Channel Lead for Hays will be presenting the findings and will be finishing off with a Q&A.
11:30AM Commercial Collections during the pandemic
Yvette Gray, Regional Manager UK/IR and Oliver Collis, Global Key Account Manager, Atradius Collections
The Risk Environment; debtor behaviour in COVID; continuous improvement – our experience being the first “virtual” applicants for CICMQ status
12:15PM Global Economic Update
Markus Kuger, Chief Economist, Dun & Bradstreet
Update on UK and Global economic impacts of COVID-19, 2020 and beyond
Thurs 12th Nov (1:30 – 3:45pm):
1:30PM Just what is your professional body up to?
Sue Chapple FCICM, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, Claire Bishop, Director of Operations at CICM
Join us to find out how we are supporting credit professionals and the credit community. Hear about our quest for professionalisation of the credit management ‘function’, how CICM is driving business success, and what that means for members, individuals and organisations we are working with, now and in 2021.
2:15PM Keeping Your Seat at the Table
Chris Sanders FCICM, Head of Accreditation CICMQ, Chartered Institute of Credit Management
At the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis Credit Managers were on the ‘Speed-Dial’ of their organisation’s senior leadership, but as organisations start to return to a semblance of normality how does the Credit Management Team remain at the table in the new way of working? This presentation provides strategies and best practice examples to ensure that the Credit
3:00 PM Restructuring Roundup; 2020 and Beyond
Bethan Evans, Menzies LLP
A round up of the last 8 months, the impacts of the pandemic, legislative changes and a glimpse into what the future may hold.