The importance of technology for Scottish growth

With so many questions around Brexit and other global and national changes, Scottish businesses need to prepare themselves.
The organisers of the Edinburgh Business Show are highlighting the importance of new technology in boosting growth in Scotland.
The Edinburgh Business Show ( is set to take place on November 23 at the Royal Bank of Scotland Exhibition Centre.
Organiser Bart Kowalczyk (founder of Polish Business Link) said: ““We have assembled a world-class group of speakers to host workshops on topics vital to entrepreneurs in Scotland which will help equip them with the information they need to cope with future challenges.”
Speakers include:
  • How to deal with data protection issues as an SME - Alastair McKendrick, TC Young Solicitors.

  • How Healthy Nibbles gained competitive advantage through innovation in a traditionally non tech sector - Sara Roberts, founder Healthy Nibbles.

  • The practical applications of emerging tech in business - David Sime, Oncor

  • Making tax digital - hate it or embrace it - Mandy Bogot, Gillespie’s Chartered Accountants

  • Accessing support and expertise for your business at The University of Edinburgh - Sara Robertson, Entrepreneurship Development Manager, The University of Edinburgh

  • Outsourcing IT services - how to do it right? - Michal Sztanga, Future Processing

  • After the sale; a quick guide to getting paid and staying legal - Matt Perkins, Freeagent

During the course of the day there will be two expert panel discussions as well as an exhibition area featuring the following products and services:
· Money transfer
· Printing
· Health & Safety
· Business networking
· Fire Safety
· PR & marketing
· Loans & finance
The day will conclude with an open business networking session led by Colin McKeand, Scotland’s “Mr Networking”.
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