Cash Flow Issues - What Next? (ROI/NI) Recording


This is a recording of a live webinar

Advisors and bankers from North and South of the border will discuss the key issues and approaches regarding cash flow planning as the lockdown eases. Topics discussed include how banks are providing support, highlighting solutions, not just additional debt, as well as the approach to covenant testing. Consideration will be given to how to avoid reckless training while maintaining cash flow and the medium to long term impact of government supports

Venue details:  
Online EU, , Online
Start date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
1.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Multi Speaker


Product type:  
CPD online course
Insolvency, Investment business, Practice and business improvement

Who Should attend?

This course is suitable for company directors, accountants, and other business professionals who are managing the cashflows of businesses or providing advice in this regard

Course Overview

  • Cash flow scenario planning (Andrew Dolliver, EY) - Andrew will consider the approach to scenario planning as lockdown measures eases, providing insights from clients in different sectors
  • Banking supports (Geoffrey Sharpe, Danske) - Geoffrey will focus on the methods used by Banks to provide support, highlighting solutions, not just additional debt. He will also consider the approach banks are taking towards covenant testing which is an important matter in relation to audit sign off, trade credit, insolvency and so on
  • Banking solutions (Brian Whelan, Bank of Ireland) - Brian will discuss a range of topics, including potential solutions for ROI based SME's facing new cashflow challenges, examples of how SMEs have utilised government schemes, other industry led supports for supporting business cashflow during the pandemic and additional supports BoI are offering their business customers
  • Considerations for Company Directors (Tom Murray, Friel Stafford) - Tom will consider whether funding the cost of the recovery is a price too high to pay and the lessons learned from the last financial crisis. He will also consider how to avoid trading recklessly, when trying to maintain cashflow, as businesses emerge from lockdown and the impact of government supports for business in the medium to long term
  • Q&A session

Key Learning outcomes

By the end of this course,participants will be able to:
  • Be better equipped to prepare cashflows scenarios as lockdown eases
  • Understand the additional banking supports available, not just additional debt
  • Appreciate considerations for company directors as businesses emerge from lockdown

Speaker Bio's

Andrew Dolliver, Partner, EY, Andrew is a JIEB qualified, licenced insolvency practitioner who takes appointments in ROI and NI. He provides strategic restructuring advice to corporate clients, lenders and private equity houses, across a wide range of sectors, including real estate, hotels and pubs, gaming, aircraft leasing, manufacturing, education and retail. He has deep technical knowledge in business turnaround, distressed corporate advisory, creditor advisory, operational restructuring and legal entity rationalisation

Tom Murray, Director, Friel Stafford,Tom is one of Ireland's most experienced corporate recovery and turnaround practitioners and was one of the first personal insolvency practitioners licensed in Ireland. Tom is a member of ACCA, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland and The Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners. He has worked on over 1,000 corporate insolvency cases including Liquidations, Receivership's and Examinerships

Geoff Sharpe, Head of Corporate, Danske Bank UK, Geoff is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of Danske Bank Corporate Banking. He is an experienced Corporate Banker with expertise in large Corporate, plc and syndicated lending relationships

Brian Whelan, Head of Small Business and Growth, Dublin, Brian has 17 years' experience working with Irish SMEs in Dublin and Leinster and is currently head of a team of lenders focused on the small business customer in Dublin and a team of business developers who are actively developing new business for the bank