Risk Management Workshop

This series of interactive workshops will help clinic owners and clinic managers responsible for compliance and risk management related issues to get to grips with the latest updates in legislation. Practical information and advice will be provided by experts in their field, to ensure that your business can prepare, plan and protect itself in 2022 and beyond.


08:30 - 09:30

Registration & Exhibition

10:00 - 11:00

VAT: An Update on HMRC’s Position on Aesthetics

Following the Skin Rich Case there has been a great deal of confusion and concern in aesthetic businesses. Veronica will discuss the case, HMRC’s activity since then and advise on how businesses can make sure they are prepared for any HMRC review.

Veronica Donnelly
Veronica Donnelly


Chartered Tax Advisor

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshments & Exhibition

11:30 - 12:00

Buying Aesthetic Equipment: The Risks, and How to Mitigate Them!

The pressure to reduce capital investment costs can lead clinics into purchasing sub-standard equipment that is not properly serviced or maintained. In addition, the lack of effective regulatory control over distributors importing aesthetic equipment, or clinics purchasing directly from suppliers located abroad, mean that there can be inherent dangers for your clients and for your reputation if you don’t choose wisely. With 18 years’ experience in the capital sales market – both as a supplier and a purchaser, Martyn reveals the different sectors that suppliers operate in alongside providing a practical guide to buying the right equipment from a reputable supplier.

Martyn Roe
Martyn Roe

Aesthetic Business Partners LLP


12:00 - 12:30

Advertising No-Nos: Do You Know Enough About the Rules?

Updates and reminders on current and upcoming Advertising Standards regulations with a focus on cosmetic injectables and prescription slimming services, plus the new restrictions for 2022 prohibiting adverts for cosmetic interventions directed at under 18s. This session will include a 'pop quiz' to test your knowledge of compliance by discussing adverts that do not adhere to the rules.

Lorna Jackson
Lorna Jackson

The Consulting Room Group | The Aesthetic Scribe

Consultant Editor | Founder

12:30 - 13:00

Making Your Business Cyber Resilient - Connectus' 5C's of Online Security

Digital technology plays an increasing part in all our lives, whether it’s in running a business or just browsing the internet at home on smartphones and tablets. But as we all spend more time using it, so too do criminals. Organised crime groups have been quick to seize on new technology and use the pandemic as catalyst so much so that cybercrime now accounts for almost half of all recorded crime. Todays discussion aims to highlight some key steps that can be take to ensure you and your business doesn’t face an attack and any subsequent fine.

Mark Wiseman
Mark Wiseman


Group Commercial Director

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch & Exhibition