Business Accelerator

Brexit, One Year On and Payroll Special

John Stevenson MP joins us for an update on developments since the outcome of the Brexit vote last year.

Our payroll director, Karen Thomson will then guide you through the latest legislation that affects the world of payroll including 'Making Tax Digital' and the possible impact of Brexit in her sector.


Business Accelerators are designed to update Business Owners and Financial Directors on topical accounting, business and tax matters. We also provide a forum for you to meet people in similar roles, creating a network to share ideas.


Speakers & Topics


John Stevenson MP

In June 2016 John Stevenson MP for Carlisle shared with us what may happen after the Brexit referendum decision. One year on with the decision made John will reflect on the past 12 months and help paint a picture of what we and our business communities might have in store as we leave the European Union.


Karen Thomson, Payroll Director at Armstrong Watson

Karen will be sharing the latest payroll news to impact employers.  As part of this she will update you with some changes to PAYE for individuals and guidance improvements from HMRC. 

Karen will inform on the apprenticeship levy, changes to the penalty system for HMRC and where the “Making Tax Digital” programme is.  She will also give her views on how Brexit might impact payroll.


8am - Breakfast & Networking
8.30am - 9.45am - Presentations
9.45am - Q&A's

Date & Time

Date: Thursday, 15th June 2017
Time: 8.00am - 10.00am

Registration details

To register for this free event please email


Carlisle Racecourse
Durdar Road

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