Round Table: Finance 101 (Newcastle)

with Jon Dudgeon, Blu Sky

3 October 2024, 13:30 - 15:30

RBC Brewin Dolphin Newcastle, Time central, 32 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SR

Entrepreneur Member
Lead Corporate Partner

Struggling to navigate the financial side of your business as a non-financial founder? Unsure about which numbers are crucial and why? Join us for an informative discussion led by co-founder of Blu Sky, Jon Dudgeon, and gain the insights you need to effectively manage your finances.

In this round table discussion, Jon will share his extensive knowledge and expertise in financial management for businesses. No matter your level of financial experience, this event aims to empower you to manage your business finances with confidence.

This event will be guided by the following conversation pointers:

  • Achieving financial clarity
    Discuss, alongside other North East entrepreneurs, the key numbers and metrics that every non-financial founder should focus on to drive business success
  • Understanding budgeting and cash flow
    Discover essential budgeting techniques and how to manage cash flow effectively to sustain and grow your business
  • The importance of forecasting
    Explore the importance of financial forecasting with your peers and how it can guide strategic decision-making in your business

Seize the opportunity to learn from a leading finance expert and save your seat today.

Please note: Our round tables are shaped by the views and experiences of the entrepreneurs at the table, so while we hope to cover the topics above, we may discuss other related subjects during the session.

About Our Host

Jon Dudgeon is well-versed in supporting ambitious, busy entrepreneurs with all of the complexities that come with scaling a business; he takes a forward-looking approach and sees the importance of clear strategy, strong leadership, shared values and culture when it comes to business success.

As co-founder and CEO of multi award-winning accountancy practice Blu Sky, Jon has spent the last 15 years successfully supporting business owners to achieve their goals. In his own business, he’s played a pivotal role in expanding into new markets and facilitating digital transformation. More recently, Jon has championed Blu Sky’s drive to become more sustainable and use business as a force for good by applying for B Corp certification.

With a career spanning 25+ years, Jon brings a wealth of experience and a strategic mindset to the table. His areas of expertise include navigating and preparing for investment, strategic planning and insights, organisational development, growth strategy, optimising operations and building high performing teams.

The Small Print

Due to limited capacity round table discussions are exclusively for entrepreneur members. Guests or substitutions are not allowed.

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