SMMT Events


2020 Webinars

COVID-19 webinar 12

Tuesday 9th June, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT

Join us for our next webinar on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the automotive sector. Mike Hawes will be joined by Paul Dowell of RSM. RSM are one of the largest audit, tax and consulting firms across the world with representation in 120 countries and a team of around 43,000 people. Paul Dowell is a Director within RSM’s Consultancy team and has specialised in improving the productivity of manufacturing businesses for more than 20 years.

Paul will outline some strategies to cope with:
• a sudden uplift in demand
• growing capacity without committing to long term investment
• maximising throughput with reduced staffing and
• achieving a restart at pace.

Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, SMMT
Andrew Harries, Government Affairs Manager, SMMT
Paul Dowell, Director, RSM

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