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Finance & Operations Group

The Group provides a formal network for those with responsibility for all financial aspects of their firm’s strategy.

Quarterly roundtables for up to 20 members help members share challenges and solutions.

Additional Management team events bringing together members of all Forum Groups.

Clarify how members can best contribute to the challenges and opportunities facing their firms.

Explore ways to develop a relationship of mutual respect and trust with the firmwide leader and other C-Suite members.

Dedicated to the issues that make a real difference - other networks focus on technical capability.

An inclusive forum - other networks exclude those without an accountancy qualification.

A private hub free for any senior finance or operations expert at any organisation worldwide – more…

 

Events

What does an ethics-based governance framework look like for AI?

Thursday 28 March 2019

This engaging session will provoke discussion on the questions that business leaders need to ask themselves and their firms for responsible and ethical digital adoption, and identifying what is effective governance in the context of new digital technologies.  2019 is arguably the year we need to move digital ethics out of the conference room and into the Boardroom and business practices of organisations.

The future of partnerships

Thursday 04 April 2019

The partnership structure continues to stand the tests of time, significantly with the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 and changes facilitated as a result of the Legal Services Act 2007. As the basis on which most firms exist and operate, can an institution this established be disrupted to the point of extinction?

Independent consultant Ciarán Fenton and William Wastie, of Addleshaw Goddard, each present their perspective on the future of professional partnerships.  

The Productivity Summit: Boosting firm and client productivity

Monday 03 June 2019

Government is eager that professional firms should help their clients be more productive. The Forum believes that this should not only include traditional technical services such as IT consultancy, but also management, leadership and training advice delivered by the management team to their peers at clients, with a focus on increasing employee engagement (and thereby productivity) at those clients.

Issues to be addressed:

  • Strategies for tackling the ‘Productivity Puzzle’ through understanding productivity drivers
  • Raising firm-level productivity, the importance of tracking performance and encouraging best practice
  • Helping your clients be more productive
  • Technology as a driver of productivity
  • Skills in a changing workplace
  • The role of effective management and leadership

More information available soon

The Technology Summit

Monday 11 November 2019

more information to follow ....