Dealing with the Downturn

A 6-part masterclass in navigating the economic crisis.

The Writing’s on the Wall: A Recession is Coming

What do businesses need to focus on?

For businesses seeking to weather the storm, there’s a long list of things to consider. From upping team morale to securing investment, companies are going to have to embrace a suite of tactics to deal with the downturn. 

In our six-part series, we provide businesses with a masterclass on managing the market, from marketing to customers in a recession, to reestablishing budgets for the long term.

The Six Masterclasses

Marketing: Strengthening the B2B Pipeline

October 26th | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Finance: Cutting costs VS Investing in Growth

November 16th | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Employees: Managing a Team Through a Crisis

December 13th | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Investment: Securing Investment in Difficult Times

January 26th | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Sales: Changing the Strategy and Mastering the Art of Persuasion

February 8th | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Support: How the UK's Tech Clusters are Coping

March 1st | 14:00-15:00 GMT (Passed)

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Our masterclass sessions are accompanied by free reports on how to navigate the downturn.

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Strengthening the B2B pipeline

Following our marketing-led masterclass we summarise the key takeaways on strengthening the B2B pipeline
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B2B Marketing in a Recession: Succeeding in Lean Times

In a downturn, B2B marketing is often cut. And yet, it's the very thing to push companies forward.
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Cutting costs VS investing in growth

Following our finance-led masterclass our experts share insights on the hard decisions businesses face during a downturn
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Managing a team through a crisis

Following our employment-led masterclass we explore different ways of motivating a team and, sometimes, how to let them go.
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The basics of employment

What are the main things you need to know when it comes to employment in your business?
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Winning a second investment meeting

Learn how to build a winning pitch deck in only 10 slides to secure that second investment meeting.
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The fintech trends of 2022

With industry-leading contributors such as Freetrade, Curve, Natwest and more.
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The basics of blockchain

We're leading experts in blockchain law, but what exactly is it and why should your business care?
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Our mission is to make legal knowledge accessible to all by cutting the jargon, focussing on what matters (maybe sometimes a bit of fun), and delivering up-to-date legal insights.

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What's Involved In Selling a Business? A Step By Step Guide

A blog and infographic around selling a business.
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Hiring From Overseas? The Five UK Working Visas You Need to Know

From specialist visas to biometric cards.
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The What, Why, and How of NDAs: The Importance of Confidentiality Agreements

Brush up your knowledge on NDAs.
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Inky IP: The Intellectual Property Rights of Tattoos

"Just do it" maybe isn't the right phrase here...
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Hate legal jargon? So do we.

Abbreviations, latin, acronyms, technical jargon... we're not those lawyers

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Data Subject

The person who is (or could be) identified by information a business holds on them.

Deferred shares

A type of share which means that the shareholder has no right to dividends until a set of criteria have been met (for example, the company has achieved a specified minimum level of profitability)


Breaking a set rule (e.g. a term in a contract, law of a country) or doing something without permission (e.g. using a copyrighted image)

Non-priced round

A funding round where the business seeking investment refers to a future event to determine the price of its shares

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