FREE seminar aimed at people who have recently set up a business or are thinking of starting one

Blue Peak

Recently set up a business or thinking of starting one?

Here is your invitation for a free seminar to learn about the practical considerations from a financial perspective

To register email

Thursday 28th March 7.30am (for 8am start) Thames Valley Science Park, 1 Collegiate Square, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9LH



How to plan for setting up your business: Writing a business plan and building a financial forecast

Speaker: Andrew Wigmore ACA  – Director at Blue Peak Consulting

Andrew is an expert at business  financial forecasting and planning and, having trained as a chartered accountant at KPMG, has worked for and with businesses throughout their  lifecycle from assisting start-ups to get  off  the ground through to running finance teams in SMEs and multinational entities.

Exploring the practicalities of setting up a business: from registering your company, through to dealing with corporation tax and paying yourself

Speaker: Catherine Bond  ATT – Director at Blue Peak Consulting

Catherine is a qualified tax practitioner, with a Diploma in Employee Share Ownership. Having worked as a Director at EY, she has a wide  variety of experience assisting companies manage their taxation obligations at all stages in their lifecycles, from initial compliance through to putting in place tax efficient remuneration to incentivise employees.

Building a solid  financial platform

Speaker: Amy  Goodall-Smith – Goodall-Smith Wealth Management (Partner Practice of St James’  Place Wealth Management)

Amy is a Fellow of the Personal  Finance  Society and a Chartered Financial Planner and has vast experience helping individuals to make the most of their income and build and safeguard their capital.


This is aimed at anyone that is thinking of, or who has recently set up a business. It explores the practical considerations of planning and setting up your  business  from scratch.

Please register for this event to learn  more about areas such as:

  • Business modelling and forecasting
  • Companies House registration
  • High level Corporate Tax and VAT requirements
  • Running a payroll
  • Paying yourself tax efficiently
  • Get the basics in place  – Will/Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Safeguarding against illness
  • Emergency funds  – either in the business or in a savings account
  • Profit extraction

Thursday 28th March 7.30am (for 8am start)
Thames Valley Science Park, 1 Collegiate Square, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9LH

Please note, the venue is newly built and as such the postcode doesn’t show on sat-nav. Please check on google maps if you are unsure where the science park is located

To register please email

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