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an acca sussex network event in association with brighton business school

The University of Brighton Business School in association with several local branches of professional associations (ACCA, CIM, CIPD, CIMA, CII, IFA, CMI, IoD and the Law Society) co-host two evening networking events a year with the following aims:

  • Opportunities for cross sector networking & exchange of relevant sector information
  • Share best business practice and provide for continuing professional development (CPD)



Performing Today versus Investing for Tomorrow
Joint host - CIMA


  • 6.30 Registration and networking with (tea/coffee and nibbles)
  • 7.05 Welcome by Professor Aidan Berry (Dean of Brighton Business School)
  • 7.10 Speaker introductions by Stephanie Clackworthy, CIMA
  • 7.15 John Mardle presentation - Performing Today versus Investing for Tomorrow
  • 8.15 Buffet networking reception
  • 9.10 Depart


John Mardle - John is a member of the Genesis Group that informs and influences the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee when it meets quarterly and in that capacity he also regularly meets leading MP’s like Vince Cable and Michael Fallon. John has also been a panellist and facilitator at recent Lloyds FD Game plan events and regularly submits articles that are published in the likes of GTnews, Treasury Today, CIMA FM, FX-MM, and is an expert on ‘Managing the Financial Supply Chain’ (re-the transactional efficiency and change management of Working Capital) the bi-annual publication of the same name is due January 2015. 

Recent corporate work has included ITV Plc., Astrium Satellites and DHL, while in the SME sector working capital strategy has been developed with organisations from all sectors including financial services, manufacturing, construction and telecoms.



Cost per delegate 10 GBP


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University Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road


Date: 06 November 2014
Start Time: 18:30 BST
Duration: 2.75 hours