Building Your Business
Successful Completion of PLATO EBR Training Programme 2016

18 May 2016

PLATO EBR completes its successful 2016 training programme, ending on a high with a practical half-day financial management session on 10th May 2016 with follow-up cinics on 17th may with leading Financial experts, PKF-FPM. Trainees heard that Business owners must be financially pro-active not only in order to drive profits but to maximise the potential of savvy staff and financial advisors! The training took account of costing and pricing techniques and defining margins for both product and service businesses.

The renowned global accountancy firm PKF-FPM is a client-focused chartered accountancy and business consultancy practice with offices in Newry, Belfast, Dungannon, Dundalk and Mallusk. A Member of PKF International (PKFI) from 1 June 2014, one of the top 12 global networks of accounting firms, PKF-FPM has specialist skills in accounts and audit compliance, tax planning, cross border business and tax advice, business consultancy, strategic planning, corporate finance, corporate recovery, restructuring & insolvency, wealth management and public sector consultancy including economic appraisals, evaluations and corporate governance assignments. PKF-FPM have a trusted advisor “umbilical cord” relationship with its clients and has an affinity with emerging and growing companies. Over 20 companies were registered for the final training session.

Throughout the Programme both PLATO EBR participants and their staff were able to attend a diverse array of themed workshops free of charge as PLATO EBR members resulting in over 80 trainees throughout the Programme engaged in workshop training or 1-2-1 clinics with an adidtional 75 attending one of the open-based training seminars on mindfulness.

The PLATO EBR Programme is currently rolling out an intensive Site Visit Programme for members. For enquiries email:

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