Royds Withy King hosts Economic Question Time event

By Anita Jaynes on 30 May, 2017

Swindon and Wiltshire business leaders are invited to put their questions to a panel of experts at an Economic Question Time event led by highly-acclaimed economist and public speaker, Mark Berrisford-Smith.

Hosted by Swindon and Marlborough-based law firm Royds Withy King, HSBC Bank plc and Morris Owen, this lunch event is taking place at Swindon Marriott Hotel, Pipers Way, Swindon, on the June 21, and will feature an entertaining and highly informative talk by Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics at UK Commercial Banking, HSBC.

This will be followed by a lively discussion centred around economic issues affecting Swindon and Wiltshire based on questions from the floor and with input from a panel of local business leaders. Panellists include James Phipps, CEO of Excalibur Group, George Paton, partner at WebbPaton rural chartered surveyors, Gavin Calthrop, head of place marketing at Switch on to Swindon and Robert Buckland, editor of Swindon Business News.

Rishi Ladwa, a senior associate at Royds Withy King who will be chairing the event, said: “We look forward to welcoming the Swindon and Wiltshire business community to the annual Economic Question Time which is one of our most popular events and always provides plenty of food for thought. The timing of this year’s event could make the discussions even more interesting as it falls shortly after the General Election.”

To find out more and to reserve a place at the event, which runs from 12.30pm to 3pm, please contact

Pictured above: Rishi Ladwa, senior associate at Royds Withy King