SHAPA are the UK's leading specialist association for the solids handling and processing industry

All our members are established specialists within their fields, and have the experience and commercial standing to provide quality, cost-effective solutions for all aspects of mechanisation for bulk materials handling and storage, conveyors, dust collection and control, instrumentation, mixers, big bag handling, sampling systems, sieves, valves and weighing systems and equipment.

Finance and Commercial Awareness Workshop 22nd June 2023 

(Finance for non Finance Managers)

SHAPA have put together a finance workshop has been exclusively designed for SHAPA members to improve the awareness of finance and accounting for non-financial managers and those who are new to finance and accounts. It will be facilitated by Mathew Jaques, Mathew is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor who has inside knowledge of the Bulk Solids Industry as well as experience in the large accounting organisations. The training covers all the main areas needed to understand financial reporting and covers the following main topics.

 Financial management essentials

Key financial statements

Analysing financial information

Budgeting and budgetary control

Who should attend ? Anyone involved in driving their business forward e.g. Managing Directors, Directors/Managers & Account Managers, whatever their level of financial knowledge. The workshop is designed to enable everyone to take away practical tips and strategic insight suitable to their skills and experience, whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced. So join us for and inspiring and enjoyable day out.

 The Workshop objectives are after attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

 Better understand the financial objectives of their organisation and translate them into action in their respective functional areas.

Assess the financial implications of their day-to-day decisions and help make decisions that have a positive impact on the financial objectives of the business.

Make better use of the resources allocated to their divisions and departments.    

Be more confident when discussing financial issues.

 For more information please download the event details and booking form or email




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