TO REGISTER FOR YOUR CHOICE OF SEMINAR/S please e-mail Gay Wiffen on gay.wiffen@archant.co.uk with the title of your chosen seminar/s and the number of attendees, their names and company name.

Seminar 10.15am – Kym Nahar, NatWest

“NatWest Boost – Supporting UK Business”

10 years experience working within the Personal and Business Banking Sector. Chartered Banking Accredited Kym Nahar is a Business Growth Enabler at NatWest covering the South Beds and Hertfordshire Region, promoting the NatWest Business banking proposition across the local business community & help new & existing customers to meet their business growth needs and aspirations.  Providing business advice based on local knowledge & bringing together local businesses, support organisations and influencers to find ways to support and grow the local economy.  Kym organises & runs regular workshops and events to help businesses meet the challenges they are facing, whether that be marketing, accounting, legal advice, human resources or any other issue


Seminar 11am – Tony Richardson, OCTREE

‘The latest cyber threats, and how to protect your business’

Tony Richardson has been involved in IT for 28 years, and continues to provide expert technology solutions with a specific focus on Information and Cyber Security, Data Protection and information risk management within the professional services sectors – financial, accounting, legal, medical, creative and architectural.

Tony holds a CISSP certification, and a Post Graduate diploma in Cyber Security from Lancaster University. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional, and also an ISO27001 ISMS Implementation lead. Tony has also completed his Certificate in Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK 3.0).

Tony is now an accredited Cyber Essentials consultant, advising and assisting businesses to dramatically improve their cyber defences. He actively pursues a program of continuing professional development.


Seminar – 2pm – Steve Saunders, ActionCOACH

‘6 Steps to Building a Better Business’

Certified business coach Steve Saunders will take you through the six proven strategies to build a successful business. The seminar is designed for every business and will help you climb the ladder of business growth and give you a commercial, profitable enterprise that can work without you.


Seminar – 3pm – Gary Cretton, KDW

Gary Cretton, from KDW, he has over 18 years’ experience as an Independent Financial Adviser. Gary is experienced across all aspects of Financial Planning, including Pensions, IHT Planning, Investments, and Protection.

The advice provided by Gary is based on understanding his client’s attitude to risk and also the returns they are looking to achieve.

Gary Cretton is qualified in Advanced Pension Planning (AF3) which enhances the advice given to his clients regarding Pensions such as Occupational, Final Salary Schemes and Money Purchase.


Seminar – 3.30pm – Sarah Scott-Foster, Archant

‘Entering awards and how it can benefit your business!’ sarah image

Sarah has a background in Event Management and TV production spanning 20 years. Sarah began work at Archant in 2008 taking on a portfolio of six events. Throughout the past eight years this portfolio has grown to 14 awards events and one business exhibition with various networking event intertwined encouraging businesses to engage with the awards and promote themselves locally. The Hertfordshire Business Awards is the jewel in the event portfolio celebrating 21 years in 2017.

On entering awards Sarah Scott-Foster says “ I can not encourage businesses enough to enter awards, not only is it a cost effective way to market their business, it is also a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the top companies in Hertfordshire. We see a number of innovative businesses entering the awards year on year and it is wonderful to see the businesses return shouting about their continued success. “ Click here to read Sarah’s top tips on putting together an award winning submission.

Sign up to the B2B seminar’s by emailing gay.wiffen@archant.co.uk with the subject ‘B2B Seminar with ….’ and the number of attendees.

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