West Midlands Business Growth

You will walk away with a set of tools that you and your leadership team can use to ensure the assets on your balance sheet are working for you, extract maximum value from the fiscal tax incentives available to you and more!


Passionate problem solvers, who get their kicks from finding the right answers and getting their clients where they need to be!

Daniel French – Partner (Restructuring) – Gateley Legal

Daniel is an expert insolvency and business restructuring advisor to insolvency practitioners, institutional lenders and major corporates. Daniel has many years’ experience in the corporate restructuring and recovery market, with a particular interest in real estate issues arising within an insolvency context. He has experience in advising in many sectors such as property, manufacturing, retail, leisure and professional services.

Aubrey Calderwood – Managing Director – Gateley Capitus

Aubrey has a wealth of experience advising companies and individuals on the maximisation and use of tax-based incentives for commercial property investment and development. With a professional background in both taxation and property, Aubrey has acted for some of the UK’s largest entities across all sectors including institutional property investment, hotels, leisure, healthcare, automotive, industrial, IT and banking.

Ian Lomas – Senior Consultant – Gateley Vinden

Ian has 30 years’ experience in the IF / ABL market, joining Gateley Vinden in early 2018. His role is to work alongside the Directors to add strategic input into the future development, with a particular focus on the Financial Services sector. Ian joined Bibby Financial Services (BFS) in 2014 as a member of the UK Board. Prior to that had been with Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance since 1992, being appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in 1997. He held a variety of Senior Leadership roles & has a deep understanding of the funding market & in financing UK based SME’s across many sectors, primarily from a working capital perspective.

Now You’re Probably Wondering, OK That Sounds Great, But What EXACTLY Will I Get Out Of Attending?

Experts from Gateley Legal, Gateley Vinden and Gateley Capitus will guide you through:

  • How to ensure the assets on your balance sheet are working for you
  • Cash is the lifeblood of a business – managing your working capital cycle and potential funding options
  • Extracting maximum value from the fiscal tax incentives available to you
  • Coping with the cash crunch – working capital issues, creditor management and restructuring tools available to financially stressed businesses

Who should attend?

Growth minded, ambitious CEOs, Managing Directors owners and key decision-makers of mid-market businesses.


The Marketing Centre has a mission; provide small and mid-size businesses access to Marketing Directors with a proven track record of delivering significant impact. Giving you in-house access to the knowledge, passion and experience required to build and develop your company at a seniority level you could never afford full-time. Our stringent selection process means we only select the best Marketing Directors – to ensure that you get the best.



Freeman Clarke is the UK largest and most experienced team of fractional IT directors. We are more than interims, consultants or freelancers. We are impartial IT directors, CIOs and CTOs who can become a part-time, long-term member of your senior team at a fraction of the cost of a full-timer. We create, support and deliver tech strategies that accelerate your business growth. One of our Board-level IT experts can join your senior team to oversee digital innovation, systems and infrastructure. This produces results.



People Puzzles have decades of expertise in managing people. Our diverse team have seen (nearly) everything before. We regularly peer-check each other’s work to ensure quality, with regular training and professional development to stay up to date and on the ball.

People Puzzles are proud to be an HR consultancy that does things differently. External and objective, our specialists contribute expertise and a ‘big picture’ perspective to help your business grow. If you’re looking for a part-time HR director to come aboard and help to transform your business, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.



Kiss the Fish’s team of sales experts bring their knowledge and experience to create the business impact you need to scale your business. Everything we believe in and do at KTF reflects this truism about human interaction.

Kiss the Fish Sales Directors are of a high caliber with a proven track record of transformation through their leadership. All are board experienced and they know how to grow sales revenues. By engaging with KTF you can have all that such a professional strategic Sales Director offers without any risk of a long term contract and for as little as £2K per month.



Gateley is a legal and professional services group which advises all types of businesses from the start ups to the disruptors and challengers to the global brands who are growing their market share.

We are proud to have advised businesses throughout their corporate journey. Whether it’s advising Gymshark on its unicorn deal in 2020 or advising 18 of the UK’s largest housebuilders, we know that every successful business needs forward thinking advice tailored to their needs.



Founded by Arthur J. Gallagher in Chicago in 1927, Gallagher has grown to be one of the leading insurance brokerage, risk management, and human capital consultant companies in the world. With significant reach internationally, our organisation employs over 30,000 people and our global network provides services in more than 150 countries.



Risk Evolves provides risk management and cyber security consultancy for businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to international corporations.

We work with you to understand and develop a holistic view of potential threats to your organisation, both internal and external, while at the same time identifying and maximising opportunities to help your business grow.

Our approach helps you prepare for unexpected events, allowing you to bring continuous improvement and resilience to your business, ultimately enabling you to deliver a better product or service to your customers.


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