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Macdonald Henderson was delighted to present at the latest in the series of Business Journey events at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow.

Continuing the theme of providing practical guidance to the SME market, Head of Dispute Resolution Alan McKee spoke on the subject of “Court v Commerciality” in which he shared his insights into the reality of conflict resolution in a commercial setting and highlighted changes in attitudes, court procedure and approach to commercial disputes over the past decade.

Alan’s presentation was preceded by an insightful talk from Susan Grandfield of SG Development Solutions (“It’s All in your Mind”) exploring the importance of controlling thought processes and the impact that this has on positive decision making and followed by Martin Edgar of Edgar Property Solutions (“Mediation – the New Kid on the Block”) who shared his experience as an accredited mediator and the growth of mediation as a common alternative to traditional forms of dispute resolution.

The event marks the eighth event in the series and reached a record attendance of around 100. The speakers and topics were received warmly as was the opportunity for quality and pointed networking and this was evident from the related social media buzz.

Some photographs from the event and the presentation slides are now available on the Business Journey Website

The Business Journey aims to act as a free, non-executive board to owner managed businesses operating in the West of Scotland SME community and support businesses across all stages of development.

Whether you are an existing business with a strong track record looking to move forward, or one looking for opportunities to efficiently finance your existing operations, the breadth and depth of experience available across the Business Journey partners will prove and invaluable resource to all business.

The specialisms of the group comprise IFA, accountancy, bank finance, debts solutions & corporate recovery, event management, commercial property, business and personal coaching and legal.

The Business Journey host quarterly events comprising at 29 George Square, Glasgow in which three speakers present to an audience of SME Business owners and their advisors.

The presentations are generally themed and are directly relevant to the challenges which a business can be confronted with on a daily basis in the market and private guidance with a view to assisting further where there is a need. The principal purpose of the Business Journey is to be educational and to share knowledge but also to allow attendees and the partners to deal directly and assist with business where required.

The seminars are free to attend and we would encourage those of our clients and contacts who have not already become involved to register for the updates and join the community.

We attach a link to the homepage of the Business Journey where full details of the partners and past and future events can be found.

The next event in the series is on 12th May 2015 and registration is open.

Last updated: 4.14pm, Thursday 5th February 2015

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