Huddersfield Town held its annual Business Breakfast on Tuesday 16 April, in association with Louise Woollard Financial at PPG Canalside.

Town teamed up with Club Financial Advisor and Club Partner Louise Woollard once more, as another interesting and insightful Business Breakfast was held.

The event gave members of the Huddersfield Hundred and business people in the local community the opportunity to come together, learn new things, engage in debate and, of course, network.

Following the tasty breakfast at PPG Canalside, Louise Woollard hosted the event and discussed her own personal project – a Further Education programme in the local area.

Wealth management consultant Chris Cahill spoke at the event, once again, this time about a number of topics including the stock market, economy, market volatility and the investment impact of Brexit.

Speaking about the event and the importance, Louise said: “It’s been a fantastic event as always, very well supported by the Football Club.

“We have had some new faces in the room which is great, some new members of the Huddersfield Hundred who have come to their first event this morning, and we’ve had some really engaging debates about investments, about the local economy and how as a unit we can be strong together and that’s really pleasing.

“I think there will be people in the room today who perhaps decide to go on a journey with me to get to the destination they want to get to, ultimately from a financial perspective.”

Meanwhile, Greg Wright – the Deputy Business Editor at the Yorkshire Post – was able to give an economic overview of 2019 and what the future holds for businesses in the weeks and months to follow.

Greg, who has a particular interest in the Huddersfield Hundred, commented:

“It was great to see so many excited, engaged, enthusiastic local businesses attending an event like this.

“I think Huddersfield Hundred does a fantastic job in terms of acting as a sounding board for the town’s economy.

“What always strikes me about businesses is how much actually unites them rather than divides them, and that’s particularly true in a place like Huddersfield which has got a very strong local identity.”

The event helped offer members of the Huddersfield Hundred an insight into the business industry in the midst of an uncertain period in Great Britain.
Huddersfield Town’s Commercial Director, Sean Jarvis, also attended the event and had a lot of praise for the people involved, as well as highlighting the importance of connecting the Club and community.

He said: “I think Louise and a couple of speakers gave us a great insight onto the global economy.

“It’s always useful to learn about their thoughts, they’re experts in their field so sharing that knowledge is very important for us.

“The football club is more than a football club, it’s a business community, it’s a servant to its community.

“I think that we have got a role to play in getting all those people together and if they jell together, that just makes it stronger and that’s what we try to encourage through events with people like Louise.”

Louise Woollard Financial is a trading name of Louise Woollard LLP and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website at www.sjp.co.uk/products.