Begbies Traynor Group

Webinar - Helping SMEs manage their road to recovery

Together with FW Capital we are hosting an online Q&A session

Together with FW Capital we are hosting an online Q&A session:

We will address some of the key areas of concern including:

  • Recap of common warning signs
  • Adapting and pivoting
  • Refinancing and financial restructuring
  • How and when to access funding
  • Avoiding insolvency


Paul Barber, Partner at Begbies Traynor

A Licensed Insolvency Practitioner with a MBA degree, Paul joined the Manchester office of Begbies Traynor in 2009. Prior to joining, Paul was working at Dawson White, the IVA provider for an OFT approved debt management company. Paul also spent 11 years at Baker Tilly with 2 secondments with Motor Retail lenders, including Ford Financial. He has extensive experience of all insolvency procedures and also has a background in property based on his RICS accredited BSc Land Management degree. As from January 2017, Paul was appointed Chair to the R3 North West committee, for a three year term and remains an active member of the NW committee.

Gary Guest, North West Fund Director, FW Capital

Gary joined FW Capital in June 2010 to establish its operations in the North West. Gary manages the £142.6m NPIF Debt Finance Fund with a focus on the North West of England. Gary manages FW Capital’s presence in Cumbria, Liverpool, Manchester and Preston. A former Relationship Director with Santander in Manchester, Gary has worked with SMEs in the North West for a number of years. He also spent time at Barclays Corporate in London and has managed portfolios of SMEs as well as corporates with turnovers up to £150 million.

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