Top economist speaks at Ward Hadaway | 29 January 10

NORTH EAST businesses will get a chance to discuss the prospects for economic recovery with a top market commentator at a free seminar in Newcastle.

UK economist for Yorkshire and Clydesdale Banks, Nick Parsons, will speak at the afternoon seminar at law firm Ward Hadaway’s Quayside offices on February 3.

Nick Parsons, who has more than 25 years’ experience in global money markets, is among the UK’s best known economic forecasters

He joined NabCapital, part of National Australia Bank which owns Yorkshire Bank, three years ago, and is a regular commentator to CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg News as well as being a member of the Sky TV Money Panel.

A wide range of Yorkshire Bank Newcastle FSC members including managing directors and financial directors of manufacturing, transport and service businesses, many of which are importers and exporters, are expected to attend the seminar, being held by Yorkshire Bank in conjunction with law firm Ward Hadaway.

Partner in the banking and finance team at Ward Hadaway, Julie Harrison, will introduce the event, which runs from 3.30pm until 6pm.

As well as the two speakers, the seminar also offers the opportunity to sign up for follow-up workshops and bespoke one-to-one sessions being jointly run by Yorkshire Bank and Ward Hadaway on topics including international trade contracts and loan and security documents.

For further details on the seminar, please click here.

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