Previous Meetings

December 2023 – Autumn Statement
with Adrian Young

November 2023 – Transform Your Business
with Lucie Rennie and David Lowe

October 2023 – MEMRAP
with Stephen Chaytow FCA

Sept 2023 – Nuclear Industry Association
with CEO Tom Greatrex

June 2023 – Health & Safety Science and Research Centre, Buxton
Charles Oakley – Head of Strategic Partnerships

May 2023 – Ukrainian Refugees
Jon Farmer of Derbyshire County Council

April 2023 – Home Instead High Peak
Paul Vickers of Home Instead High Peak

March 2023 – Meeting with Mike Madden
A Sure Fire Winner? with Mike Madden

February 2023 – Meeting with Chris Jeffrey
Pubs with Chris Jeffrey of CGA by NielsenIQ

January 2023 – Meeting with Lloyds Bank
David Golightly, Regional Manager for Business and John McMunn, Area Business Manager for Manchester and Merseyside.

December 2022 – The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement
Ian Bingham – Senior Tax Partner at BDO

November 2022 – Manchester Central Convention Centre
Shaun Hinds, CEO of Manchester Central Convention Centre

October 2022 – HyNet

June 2022 -BIBA
Daniel Lloyd-John – British Insurance Brokers Association

May 2022 – Call Centres
Jackie Pringle – Call Centre Management Association

March 2022 – Breedon Group
John Mulryan and Dr Ed Cavanagh of Hope Cement.

February 2022 – Rochling
Gary Willshire and Robyn Eaton – Rochling Industrial

January 2022 – Covid Vaccinations
Peter Coleman – Cobra Biologics

December 2021 – Forest Whisky
Cat & Fiddle Inn – FOREST WHISKY

November 2021 – HS2
Ben Goodwin, Northern Campaign Lead at High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd.

October 2021 – Barratts Manchester
Michaela Lancaster, Sales and Marketing Director, and John McNulty, Construction Director.

September 2021 – Rewilding Derbyshire
Ben Carter, Director of Income Generation at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and his colleague Dave Savage, Regional Director

December 2020 – Clover Chemicals Ltd
Lesley Broderick, Business Development Manager

November 2020 – GTE Consultants Ltd
Graham Evans of GTE Consultants Ltd on The End of Brexit

October 2020 – Atkinson HR Consulting
GRAHAM ATKINSON of Atkinson HR Consulting

September 2020 – Auto Trader

February 2020 – Quilter Private Client Advisers
Andrew Moore, National Financial Planning Director

January 2020 – Forest Distillery
Karl Bond of Forest Distillery

November 2019 – Slimming World
With Director of External Affairs, Jenny Caven

October 2019 – CNA Hardy
MARK ARMSTRONG, Senior Technology and Cyber Underwriter at international specialist insurers CNA HARDY’S

September 2019: McCarthy and Stone
ADAM MOOIJ Deputy Regional Managing Director (North West) of McCarthy & Stone.

May 2019: Bradbury & Son Ltd

April 2019: UKFast
Jonathan Bowers, Managing Director of UKFast Enterprise

March 2019: Jeremy Unsworth Funeral Services Ltd
With Jez Unsworth

February: Trusted Traders
With Mark Atherton of Derbyshire Trusted Traders

December 2018: The Budget
With Ian Bingham FCA senior tax partner of BDO Manchester

November 2018: Rubbish is our Business
with Thomas Ward of Wards Waste Management Ltd

October 2018: Games Workshop and UKIE
With Dr Jo Twist OBE, CEO of UKIE and Ian Livingstone CBE of Games Workshop

September 2018: Together Finance
With Chris Baguley

July 2018: Buxton Festival
We sponsored two events at the Buxton International Festival Books section.

May 2018: Timpsons
With Peter Harris

April 2018: ITV Studios
With John Whiston

March 16th 2018: Fantastic Fireworks!
With John Culverhouse

February 23rd 2018: The Granny Crisis
With Ivan White of Kingswood Services and Ivonbrook Care Homes.

January 16th 2018: Tesla
With Paul Gillett and Chris Wilkinson, from Tesla’s Longsight showroom

October 6th 2017: Baking Up a Business with Greggs
with Raymond Reynolds, Director of Property and Business Development.

September 15th 2017: Peeling Back Peel
with Anthony Hatton, Director of Strategic Projects and Rachel Hinton, Head of Sales at Mersey Ports

July 14th 2017: Brexit One Year On
with Andrew Lewer, former Leader of Derbyshire County Council and a member of the European Parliament

June 22nd 2017: Summer Soirée
Summer Soirée at the Buxton Pump Room

March 17th 2017: Tourism
James Berresford, Retired Head of VisitEngland

February 24th 2017: Marston’s
Ralph Findlay, CEO

January 27th 2017: Northern Powerhouse
Sean Anstee, Trafford

December 6th 2016, AUTUMN STATEMENT and November 24th 2016, CHATSWORTH
Ted Cadogan, CEO of the Chatsworth Trust, aided by Jonathan Fish and by Ian Bingham FCA, our regular guru, from BDO Manchester.

October  28th 2016: BT
with Brendan Dick, Managing Director of Regions for BT.

September 16th 2016: Amazon Flies into Chapel!
with Mark Hemming, site General Manager at Amazon’s Fulfillment Centre, Rugeley, Staffs.

July 29th 2016: BREXIT: A Mountain to Climb.
with High Peak MP Andrew Bingham.

June 10th 2016: Barclays Bank
with Michael Hartig, Managing Director, Barclays Corporate Banking for the northwest and north Wales, who came with Liam Brougham.

May 13th 2016: Barratt Developments
with David Thomas, Group CEO of Barratt Developments Plc.

April 15th 2016, John Lewis Partnership
with Maggie Porteous, Director of Selling, North, and New Format for John Lewis department stores.

February 19 2016, Bentley Cars from Crewe
with Sally Hepton, Director of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility