Date Published: 23rd June 2021
A new style collaboration programme has been launched with leading industry experts that has been designed to help and support SMEs as we all navigate the unchartered waters post-covid.
Forums International has joined forces with key drivers from the credit industry to create the SME: Supporting Growth & Survival programme. Leading experts from Forums International, Begbies Traynor, CoCredo, Martyn Brooke Credit Management Consultant, Grow With Us & Thornbury Collections will be on hand to help and support members as businesses pivot, change and grow.
Brendan Clarkson of Begbies Traynor says: “Without a doubt the last 18 months have rocked both professional and personal understandings of what the future holds. Being part of this new programme is something we are very excited about and our hope is to be able to put out transparent, effective, and essential support for SME businesses”.
Benefits of Membership will include:
To find out more information and to register your interest, contact Brendan Clarkson on 0203 9272820 or email [email protected]
Brendan joined CVR Global in January 2019 (acquired by Begbies Traynor Group in 2021) with more than 20 years’ experience of working with trade creditors, government bodies and lenders.
He spent eight years as Head of Creditor Services at a top ten accountancy firm, taking on around 60 insolvency appointments a year across an eight-year period.
His focus split over several core initiatives. These include CVR Global's Asset Based Lending (ABL) brokerage service, Cavalry, which supports the ABL market with potential opportunities. Further target markets include debt advisory, direct debtor marketing and creditor services.
Brendan has extensive know-how to help creditors maximise their returns when faced with bad debts; using the skills acquired during his time as a board member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.
He also applies his expertise to businesses facing financial distress and in need of practical insolvency advice, including assisting on business turnarounds.
Brendan hosts regular seminars on credit management having written several thought leadership pieces for national publications, and has been nominated for credit management industry awards.
Brendan is a Group Treasurer of the City branch of Barnardo’s charity and is passionate about charity work.