Lord Digby Jones - “A SWOT Analysis of the UK”

Monday 25th March


“A SWOT* Analysis of the UK”

(*Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)

We are delighted to welcome the return of Lord Digby Jones who was born into business. Some of his earliest memories are of life in a busy corner shop where he lived with his mother, father and older sister. In 2000 he joined the CBI as Director General where he spent 6 ½ years and became known in the public arena especially for his candid, forthright attitude in his many media appearances. Following his appointment as Minister of State for UK Trade and Investment in 2007, he became a life peer taking the title Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham.

Non residential price £75 to include;

Arrival coffee, talk by Lord Digby Jones, pre lunch drink, three course lunch with coffee and chocolates and your choice of a glass of red or white wine with lunch.


Set Menu

Salad of Heritage Beetroot

goats curd, chicory


Slow Cooked Shoulder of Lamb

pomme purée, shitake mushroom, red wine jus


*(v) Sweetcorn Risotto

tarragon, smoked goats cheese, Swiss chard


Crème Caramel

salted oats, sauternes, golden raisin


Tea/coffee and chocolates

Please advise us if you wish to order the vegetarian option or have any dietary requirements no later than 1 week prior to the event.

Please note seating at our special events is on banqueting tables of 10-12

Dress Code: Smart Casual


10.45 Coffee

11.15 Presentation, questions and answers

12.30 Pre lunch drink

13.00 Three course lunch

15.00 Book Sales/Signing (cash sales only)

15.30 Close