Free seminar: Avoiding nasty surprises and unexpected costs in business

Ison Harrison Solicitors has announced a new free business seminar providing practical, strategic and legal advice for business owners. 

The seminar will take place on 18 September at The Village Hotel, Morley.

The focus of the seminar will be on legal and practical business issues that are often overlooked by business owners and can cost substantial sums of money to rectify.

The session will also offer open networking opportunities and may be of particular interest to accountants, business advisers and businesses with employees or licensing issues.

The following topics will be covered in the seminar:

  • Contracts and compliance
  • Cyber security updates
  • Health and safety at work
  • Modern slavery, sentencing and licensing

Ison Harrison Solicitors is delighted to welcome these key guest speakers:

Richard Coulthard, head of corporate and partner at Ison Harrison

Coulthard will advise on contracts and compliance, looking at contractual and ownership issues that are often overlooked or misunderstood, as well as an update on General Data Protection Regulation compliance and prosecutions.

Guy Phoenix, CCS 2000

Phoenix will describe some real-life cyber stories and how they were dealt with, including current cyber security threats and prevention measures that can be taken.

Clive Cuthbertson, Alpha Swanson

Cuthbertson will discuss how business owners can make sure they are compliant with the Health & Safety at Work Act, giving an overview of current health and safety guidelines and practical guidance on how easy it is to be compliant by treating health and safety as just another risk-based business process.

Ian Anderson, head of regulatory law and partner at Ison Harrison

Anderson will review current topical regulatory issues faced by businesses and provide an overview of the sentencing guidelines for breaches.

Here’s the full event timetable:

  • 8am – 8.30am: Registration and open networking
  • 8.30am – 8.35am: Introduction
  • 8.35am – 8.55am: Richard Coulthard – ‘Contracts and Compliance’
  • 8.55am – 9.15am: Guy Phoenix – ‘Cyber Security Updates’
  • 9.15am – 9.35am: Clive Cuthbertson – ‘Health and Safety at Work’
  • 9.35am – 9.55am: Ian Anderson – ‘Modern Slavery, Sentencing & Licensing’
  • 9.55am – 10.05am: Summary, Questions and Closing
  • 10.05am – 10.30am: Networking

Register now

Visit Eventbrite to register for your free ticket. Limited spaces are available.


The event will be held at The Village Hotel, Capitol Blvd, Tingley, Morley, Leeds LS27 0TS.

For more information about this event, please contact or call 0113 284 5000.