FSG Forum – 11.06.20 / 25.06.20

Post-meeting update:  Please find pre-meeting information and resources shared during the meeting below Agenda 11.00: Mike Joy – Chair of FSG Welcome and format i.e. presentations followed by received questions followed by open questions 11.05: Ian Foster, Health and Safety Specialist – Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK Ltd. – Returning to work strategy to ensure a safe environment – Sharing of […]

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SAFE, CH4 & FGH – Joint Forums’ Virtual Meeting 23.06.20

Post-meeting update:  Please find pre-meeting information and resources shared during the meeting below Provisional Agenda 14.00: Welcome 14.05: Adam Butler, Chair of the SAFE Forum and Managing Partner at HAWK BUTLER Executive Search and Chair of the SAFE Forum 2020 Business Revival – Help and advice to get 2020 back on track and essential strategies to ensure you can cope […]

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My View: Making North Wales the world’s powerhouse for renewable energy technologies

Article via The Leader: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18532886.view-making-north-wales-worlds-powerhouse-renewable-energy-technologies/ With ASKAR SHEIBANI Chair of DBF & CEO of Comtek Network Systems From vision to reality – making North Wales the world’s powerhouse for renewable energy technologies. North Wales has a long history of power generation. It has already deployed various energy technologies, including nuclear and renewable power infrastructure, all over the region. Unfortunately, the […]

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Top lawyer joins key Deeside business advisory board

Via The Leader: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18525218.top-lawyer-joins-key-deeside-business-advisory-board/ A TOP Insolvency lawyer from legal firm Aaron & Partners has been appointed to the board of the Deeside Business Forum (DBF) to help support businesses in the region. Mark Davies, a Legal 500 listed Insolvency Partner and full member of R3, The Association of Business Recovery Professionals, brings a wealth of experience to the board […]

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My View: ‘Modern, high-quality digital infrastructure is fundamental for the future of North Wales’s economy’

Article via The Leader: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18518433.view-modern-high-quality-digital-infrastructure-fundamental-future-north-waless-economy/ With ASKAR SHEIBANI Chair of DBF & CEO of Comtek Network Systems When British Telecom was privatised in 1984, the Government made a huge mistake and allowed BT, as the telecommunications provider, to own the infrastructure. This part of the company is now known as Openreach. This is just like allowing train companies (such as […]

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My View: Maintaining North Wales’ international brand for advanced manufacturing

Article via The Leader: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18504897.view-maintaining-north-wales-international-brand-advanced-manufacturing/ With ASKAR SHEIBANI Chair of DBF & CEO of Comtek Network Systems North East Wales has been a natural home for manufacturing for well over a century. Aircraft have been produced here for nearly 100 years and the global company, Airbus, has invested billions of pounds in making Deeside a home for its operations. Over […]

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My View: Can North Wales ride the COVID-19 crisis and thrive again?

Article via The Leader: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18494002.view-can-north-wales-ride-covid-19-crisis-thrive/ With ASKAR SHEIBANI Chair of DBF & CEO of Comtek Network Systems The business community in North Wales is going through the most challenging period since the Second World War. History, however, has shown us that those nations who plan their economy well will not only survive the challenging times, but will go on to […]

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COVID-19 Business Advisory Team

Many businesses have already benefited from DBF’s support team during the crisis.Dedicated professionals volunteering their expertise include representatives from: Aaron & Partners LLP Adam Butler Ltd Bamboo Bathgate Business Finance Burntwood Associates Ltd Coveney Associates Consulting Ltd DACS Limited  Dimmicks Accountancy Services Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management Ltd Henry R Davis & Co Ltd. ITSG Kinetic Cubed Ltd Luminate Ventures Principality […]

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COVID-19 – North Wales Community Business Report

8th April 2020 Dear Members and Supporters, Re: COVID-19 – North Wales Community Business Report On behalf of the DBF, I would like to take this opportunity to express our best wishes and swift recovery to our Prime Minster. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. The country is going through a massive crisis. Job losses and […]

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Ongoing Campaign To Save Our North Wales Businesses

Dear Members and Supporters, I would like to thank you for the amazing support you have provided so far for our campaign. We have received hundreds of emails and all of your concerns and issues have been passed to the Welsh and UK governments. I have been speaking to Ministers and senior officials from both governments, emphasising the urgency in […]

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