Theatre 12: Sponsored by Wifinity
Wednesday 7th November
Thursday 8th November
11.00 - 11.30
Matthew Green - Green Planning Studio Ltd
Maximising your land use
Matthew will be setting out how Green Planning Studio can help landowners and potential landowners identify how they can maximise the planning opportunities on their sites. They can identify existing uses and show how a certificate of lawfulness can open up the potential of sites. Green Planning Studio are at the forefront of emerging case law which gives their clients exceptional opportunities not open to them from conventional planning strategies.
11.45 - 12.15
Chris Veitch & Ray Veal - Tourism for All UK
There are no disabled customers, just customers!
Disabled customers, and their families and friends, spend over £14 million a year on leisure and tourism in the UK. This is a huge and growing market, but many businesses are uncomfortable welcoming disabled customers. They lack confidence in their facilities and their skills. Join us to find out how you can tap into the accessible leisure and tourism market and provide a warm welcome and great service to everybody.
12.30 - 13.00
Mr Peregrine Mears - Peregrine Mears Architects Ltd
Development Opportunities for Holiday Parks
Holiday Parks often face a problem of making most effective use of the land and buildings under their control. How to add new facilities that will increase their appeal and drive up revenues? How to provide more accommodation? How to get planning permission? This seminar will provide a brief overview of these aspects with examples of current and completed projects.
13.15 - 13.45
John Clement - IBB Solicitors
Buying a Caravan Holiday Home – What could possibly go wrong?
Many people choose not to take legal advice when buying a caravan holiday home. However, that can often prove to be an expensive mistake as buying a holiday home is not as straightforward as it may seem. In this seminar John Clement, a Partner at IBB Solicitors and a specialist in the law relating to residential and holiday park homes, will explain the steps involved and show you how to avoid making expensive mistakes!
14.00 - 14.30
Professor Pietro Micheli - Warwick Business School
Productivity - Why it matters and how we can improve it
We are frequently told that the UK has a productivity problem. The country still lags behind all other G7 countries. Productivity data is often in the spotlight, not only because it is used as a measure of national competitiveness, but also because productivity growth drives improvements in standards of living. Therefore, it is important we understand how productivity can be increased at organisational, team and individual levels.
14.45 - 15.15
Jonathan Passmore - Helec Limited
Showcasing CHP & Renewable Technologies to reduce resort energy costs
Energy tariffs and costs to run resorts space heating & hot water are rising year by year. Jonathan from Helec will demonstrate the benefits of Combined Heat & Power & other renewable solutions available to help reduce these energy costs for space heating in buildings, swimming pools and hot water generation.
15.30 - 16.00
Professor Jacob Tompkins OBE - The Water Retail Company
Saving Money on Water and Sewerage Charges
Since April 2017 companies have been able to choose their water supplier. Busniesses that have switched have been able to streamline their billing, make savings and get tailored expert advice. This seminar explains the new market and the new opportunities for cost optimisation and better management in water, sewerage and drainage.