Finance Theatre 15

Theatre 15

Tuesday 26th September

Wednesday 27th September


11.00 - 11.30

Warren Cass

Increase Sales By Leveraging Trip Advisor & Google

In today’s fast paced world, online reputation is everything. When asked by TripAdvisor, an overwhelming majority of customers said that online reviews impact their decisions, and over half of them won’t order from a restaurant or takeaway that doesn’t have any online reviews. Studies have found that a one-point increase in your average user rating (5-point scale) can increase your orders by up to 13.5%. In this talk we share 7 ideas to improve online reputation


11.45 - 12.15

Tessa Durden

How to sell a business

From the headline on an advert to the fine print on a contract, selling a business can be a complex process. We look to simplify this process for you and clarify any concepts that may be confusing.

12.30 - 13.00

Martin Leamon

How To Win and Keep New Customers Using The Web

Marketing for takeaways & restaurants is as competitive as ever, with the majority of customers turning to the internet to find places to eat, or read about other people’s experiences on review websites. But forgetting traditional methods of advertising, which are still very effective, is a mistake. It’s about having the right balance, and in this talk we will share strategies for leveraging the web to drive your business forward. All attendees will receive our guide ‘50 Ideas To Market Your Take Away Business’ packed with great marketing ideas.


13.15 - 13.45

Warren Cass

How To Run A More Profitable Business

IRunning a takeaway business is hard. You’re competing against established brands, as well as all the other independent competitors in your local area. This means that you need to make your business as appealing and profitable as possible just to stay in the game. The question is how to do this without spending lots of money? In this talk we Warren Cass will share 7 ways to make your takeaway a REAL success.


14.00 - 14.30

Anwar Uddin

Business Format Franchising

‘What is Franchising and How it works’


14.45 - 15.15

Jo Thornley

How to buy a business

How do you find the right business for you? And what happens once you''ve found it? Get an overview of the buying process - from where to look for a business for sale to working out your exit strategy.


15.30 - 16.00

Warren Cass

Marketing Your Business In A Changing World

The way we communicate is fundamentally changing thanks to the social web, and the pace we live our lives at is creating shorter attention spans as, we’re bombarded with marketing messages every waking hour. In this fascinating talk Warren will explore this change and how it effects the way we interact with our customers. He’ll share a modern day toolkit for effective communication, helping you really understand how to build stronger relationships and more customers/referrals for your takeaway business.