Northamptonshire Manufacturing Week

23 - 27 September 2024

In association with the Reed Recruitment and Hawsons Chartered Accountants

Are you in the manufacturing industry?

Join Reed Recruitment, Hawsons Chartered Accountants and Paradise Computing, for a joint discussion on skills, finance and IT in the Manufacturing Industry.

Free to attend, including parking and breakfast buffet.


Here’s why attending this event could be a game-changer for your business:

Paradise Computing

Future-Proofing Manufacturing: Navigating the ERP Upgrade Journey

  • Overview: This segment, led by Paradise Computing, focuses on the critical path of upgrading ERP systems within the manufacturing sector. It's tailored to demystify the process, highlight common pitfalls, and provide actionable insights on selecting an ERP system that grows with your business. We'll explore case studies demonstrating how a strategic ERP upgrade can streamline operations, improve productivity, and enhance data-driven decision-making. This session aims to empower directors with the knowledge to make informed decisions, ensuring their technology investments drive their business forward, securely and efficiently.

Hawsons Accountant

Financing Innovation: Navigating R&D Tax Credits and Budgeting for Growth

  • Overview: Hawsons Accountant will guide participants through the financial landscape of the manufacturing industry, focusing on maximising R&D tax credits and effective budgeting strategies to support sustainable growth. This session aims to unveil the intricacies of financial planning and management that underpin successful innovation and expansion. By leveraging financial insights and government incentives, directors can fuel their companies' evolution, turning innovative ideas into market-leading products and services.

Reed Recruitment

Building the Future: Securing Top Talent in a Competitive Market

  • Overview: Reed Recruitment takes the stage to tackle the misconceptions of the manufacturing industry that may hinder recruitment efforts, where potential candidates may not be fully aware of the career opportunities, advancements, and benefits that modern manufacturing jobs offer, including innovation and sustainability efforts. Reed will also discuss the ever-present challenge of attracting and retaining top talent. In this era of skills shortages and high competition, finding the right blend of expertise and innovation is more critical than ever. This talk will also cover the importance of creating an engaging company culture that appeals to the aspirations of a new generation of manufacturing professionals, ensuring your organisation remains a preferred employer in a tight market.

Bringing it All Together

By addressing the interconnected areas of technology, talent, and finance, we aim to equip manufacturing directors with a holistic view of leading their businesses into a future marked by efficiency, innovation, and success. Attendees will leave not just with knowledge but with actionable insights and strategies to implement in their operations immediately. Through collaborative discussions and sharing best practices, we'll foster a sense of community and collective growth, making this seminar a pivotal point for industry leaders aiming to stay ahead in a competitive landscape.

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Seminar Details

📅 Tue 17 September

⌚ 09:00 - 11:00

📍 Reed, Brackmills Business Park, 900 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7RG

💳 Free to attend

🚗 Free parking

🥐 Breakfast buffet included

For more information, call Cassandra at Paradise Computing on 01604 655900

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Will Amos, Partner at Hawsons Chartered Accountants

Will is a Chartered Accountant and Partner at the Hawsons Northampton office, with over a decade of experience in the profession.

He joined the practice in 2012 after working for one of the ‘big four’ accountancy firms in Birmingham. Will has a wealth of experience in supporting his clients with audit, accountancy and taxation services.

He provides proactive advice to corporate entities, sole traders, partnerships and charities on a wide range of business and taxation matters.

Alex Hamp, Sales Director at Paradise Computing

With extensive experience in software implementation and IT project management, Alex is a trusted expert in navigating complex technology initiatives.

Throughout his career, Alex has demonstrated a customer-centric approach, ensuring that every project is tailored to meet the unique needs of clients. His strategic insights and attention to detail have led to successful software transitions and large-scale IT projects.

Known for his clear communication and practical advice, Alex has a talent for simplifying complex concepts and empowering audiences to take action.

Keep up to date on our other events

Join us at 11am on 9 July 2024 - ERP from Planning to Execution

11 June 2024

Join us for a focused exploration tailored to the manufacturing industry, guiding business leaders through the implementation of specialised ERP systems. In part two of this webinar series, we'll go in depth into the implementation of an ERP system, focusing on four pivotal stages that can make or break your project's success.