Finance Seminar becomes key event in the Lancashire events calendar

Four Recruitment – the Lancashire based financial and HR specialist recruitment company— and HURST Accountants are celebrating the success of their second Technical Workout seminar – aimed at the regions finance community.

90 financial directors, financial controllers and managing directors attended the free CPD seminar coordinated by the two companies.

Representatives from many Lancashire companies such as Bensons for Beds, and Forbes Solicitors attended the half day seminar. Speakers included experts from HURST, Joanne Pickering from Blackburn based Forbes Solicitors and Peter Herbert from the Smart Training Group; who covered subjects such as: Hot Topics in Financial Reporting, HR and Tax Update, and the M&A market for the finance director.

Lancashire representative Phil Sofield, operations director at Four Recruitment commented: “We are delighted with the attendance at this year’s Technical Workout, and it’s great to partner with HURST to coordinate such a great event.

“As a finance and HR specialist, we have a fantastic list of clients and contacts throughout the region. It’s great that in addition to working with them on their recruitment needs, we can assist them with their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) coordinating seminars such as this.”

Anthony Woodings, HURST partner said: “The changing legislative and regulatory environment, along with shifts in the expected role of in-house finance professionals, has created opportunities but also challenges for financial directors and controllers, enforcing the importance of remaining technically up-to-date and ahead of the game. “We are committed to providing finance professionals within our community with the opportunity to do so.”