The ‘Future of Enterprise in Jersey’ is the opportunity for business leaders and owners to consider and discuss how to navigate the turmoil in global politics, the subsequent impact on the economic environment and the repercussions for Jersey.
The agenda for the Keynote event will be:
07.45 – 08.30: Arrival and breakfast pastries
Jersey’s Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré will share his thoughts on Jersey’s current economic position and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. He will be followed by:
BBC’s Business Editor Simon Jack will discuss the global political and economic shifts and how they are shaping the economic outlook. The impact of Brexit, Trump and the growing likelihood of a trade war will be addressed as Simon considers whether these changes pose an opportunity or a threat to Jersey. Our thanks go to BDO Jersey who have sponsored Simon’s involvement in Enterprise Week.
A panel discussion will then consider the role and challenges for business leaders in growing and developing their organisation for a future in Jersey. Addressing issues such as technology, employee engagement, making a difference and leadership development will be:
- Sir Peter Wall, ex Chief of the British Army and CEO of Amicus, a specialist leadership consultancy.
- Charlie Parker, Chief Executive of the States of Jersey
- Andrew McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer, RBS International
Opportunity to question the speakers will be built in to the session.
11.00: Close, coffee, networking
Simon Jack’s involement is sponsored by BDO Jersey
We are a leading professional services firm delivering Audit, Tax, Outsourcing and Advisory services to a local and international client base, across a varied industry base.
BDO Jersey works with entrepreneurial and ambitious clients who benefit from a comprehensive and integrated service approach. Sator Regulatory Consulting and Greenlight have both recently become part of BDO Jersey, adding offshore regulatory consulting and change management to the range of services offered by the enlarged firm. The expanded Advisory service capability of BDO Jersey is focussed toward assisting our clients successfully navigate fast paced market change, brought about by rapid advancements in regulation and technology in particular.
The BDO team in Jersey now comprises approximately 80 people, all of whom are committed to being closely involved with our clients on an ongoing basis. It is this genuine proximity coupled with a director-led service approach that enables BDO to fully understand and support our clients development, and enables the firm to deliver a unique partnership approach and value-add service that our clients have come to know, trust and benefit from.
As a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest accountancy network, we are able to provide our clients with genuine global reach through more than 67,000 colleagues in 1,400 offices across 158 countries. So wherever our clients choose to operate and do business, BDO is on hand to support them.