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Causeway host Brexit debate on embracing change to drive prosperity

Posted: 8th January 2018

Irish/Scottish business exchange group, Causeway, is kick starting 2018 with an event on 18th January designed to empower business leaders to embrace change in times of uncertainty.

Chaired by Terry Murden, editor of Daily Business, the event will hear from two leading strategists – Brigid Whoriskey and Tom Byrne – on how to market, engage and influence customers post Brexit.

Consul General of Ireland to Scotland, Mark Hanniffy, will provide an overview of the current Brexit negotiations, followed by an open floor discussion on how businesses can take competent business decisions in light of changing operating environments.

Taking place on Thursday 18th January from 6pm to 8pm, the free-to-attend event will be hosted by leading communications agency, Represent at its offices on Calton Road.

Speaking about the event, Brigid Whoriskey, managing director of Envision Business Solutions said: “The disruptive business environment could be a real opportunity for business to make significant changes for the better. However, it is important to consider the impact of external and internal factors when making decisions. This event is designed to encourage senior management to consider the potential and what needs to be put in place to become Brexit ready.”

Judith O’Leary, managing director of Represent, added: “Clients are without doubt concerned about the impact of Brexit. Our role is to assist businesses in defining what their future looks like and communicating this positively to their various stakeholders. Brigid and Tom are experts in change management and have the right experience to draw upon to make this session interactive with practical takeaways.”

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