Payments Innovation Forum All-Member Meeting & Dinner 2022
Thursday 24 November, 116 Pall Mall, London
With special thanks to our event sponsor:
Thursday, 24 November 2022
Dress code for Dinner: Business/Business Casual
|14:30||Registration and welcome refreshments / Burton Room|
|15:00||Welcome and opening remarks from PIF||Chris Ellis, Chair and Diane Brocklebank, Director, Payments Innovation Forum|
|15:15||Harnessing fintech and socially conscious shopping to inspire the next generation of female entrepreneurs|
"If you want to support and empower women, buy their stuff."
Buy Women Built is a new national movement on a mission to make positive change for gender parity, for economic recovery and to inspire the next generation.
|Barny Macaulay, Co-Founder, Buy Women Built|
|15:45||The cost of living: What's driving the rise of alternative payment solutions? |
As financial pressures on households intensify, latest research from Blackhawk Network details how consumers are seeking new ways to mitigate cost-of-living increases, and how alternative payment solutions have broadened the toolkit available to public sector organisations seeking new ways to get support to people in rapidly changing circumstances.
|Anna Uprichard, Regional Lead, EMEA, Blackhawk Network|
|16:15||Networking Break /Trafalgar Room|
|16:30||Innovation R&D tax relief in the spotlight |
This year the government published changes to the existing R&D tax relief scheme to refocus tax reliefs on UK-based innovation and to tackle fraudulent claims. Fintechs innovating in the payments space may benefit from R&D tax relief, but what counts as R&D, what qualifies for tax relief and how can firms maintain the highest level of compliance?
|Jennifer Woo, Associate Director & Marco Spiro, Associate Director, Leyton|
|17:00||The Issue with ESG||Suresh Vaghjiani, CEO & Founder, CLOWD9|
|17:30||Closing remarks from Discover Global Network||Matt Sloan, VP, Head of Business Development, EMEA, Discover Global Network|
|18:00||Networking Drinks Reception /Trafalgar Room|
|19:00||Gala Dinner /Waterloo Room|
|21:00||After Dinner Speaker|
John Inverdale has been one of the most familiar figures on British radio and television for the past 35 years. He has fronted Olympic Games, a variety of World Cups, and next summer will be his 40th time covering Wimbledon for the BBC.