15:00

Opening


Shalini Khemka In Conversation with Rishi Khosla OBE & Surinder Arora


15:45

Investing in Property


Smart Mortgages – Getting it right

In these uncertain times, ensuring you have the right finance in place for your home and other property investments is vital. With so many products to choose from and the many complex considerations that lenders apply, what really is the smartest way to finance property these days? Hear from the experts who know how to spot and structure the best mortgage deal for you.

Dipesh Shah
Just Mortgages

Dina Bhudia
P2M Group

Bob Singh
Chess Mortgages

Yogesh Nagpal
Aegis Life Financial Services

Pranav Bhanot
Meaby & Co Solicitors


16:15
Is ‘Buy-to-Let’ still worth it?

It seems everyone is jumping on the property bandwagon. Changes to mortgage interest relief and a surcharge on stamp duty for second homes has made many landlords-to-be ask the question: ‘Is buy-to-let still worth it?’ Is there an alternative out there? Or do you carry on buying outside of London and flipping them? Hear from the hotshot investors on where they think this is all going.

Arya Taware
FutureBricks

Tushar Shah
Centrum Group

Shiv Haria
Lifestyle Property People

Hamza Ajmal
Ferguson Maidment & Co.

Abhishek Sahay
State Bank of India (UK) Limited


17:15
Going once, going twice and gone!

For people looking to get on the property ladder, sometimes auctions are the best place to start. The room is full of investors, you are sitting on the edge of your seat with sweating palms and at times feel out of your league. The bidding starts and there is a sense of investor pressure. Let’s settle you down and hear from the experts on how to keep your cool in an auction and get the best deal.

Tiba Raja
MFS Ltd

Sanjay C. Rughani
Sterling Professional Finance

Idnan Liaqat
Axiom Stone Solicitors

Nilesh Patel
Prideview Group


18:00
Is ‘Buy-to-Let’ still worth it? Part 2

It seems everyone is jumping on the property bandwagon. Changes to mortgage interest relief and a surcharge on stamp duty for second homes has made many landlords-to-be ask the question: ‘Is buy-to-let still worth it?’ Is there an alternative out there? Or do you carry on buying outside of London and flipping them? Hear from the hotshot investors on where they think this is all going.

Paresh Raja
MFS Ltd

Pritesh Patel
Prideview Group

Diksesh Patel
Lighthouse Capital Group

Dhruvesh Darji
DD Capital Limited

Dina Bhudia
P2M Group


18:30

Future Proofing For You And Your Family


Effective Retirement Planning

We are living longer and having more active post-work lives. Are you therefore planning for retirement properly? Is a pension worth it? Or should you put your money into property? What are the different types of pension schemes? How can you make your pension work better for you? These are some of the hot questions that we will be exploring to shed light on effective retirement planning.

Vinay Tanna
Garner & Hancock LLP

Raj Kataria
Keystone Trust

Arya Taware
FutureBricks

Paul Arora
Crystal Finance Solutions

Rajen Jotangia
BBC


19:15
Where there is a Will… clever Inheritance Tax planning

We spend a lifetime generating wealth, assets and building our businesses. It is becoming increasingly important for people to consider inheritance tax planning and intergenerational wealth transfer as part of their financial planning. Join our inheritance planning workshop to ensure the best possible future for your loved ones.

Shandip Shah
Balance Consultancy

Hamza Ajmal
Ferguson Maidment & Co.

Vassos Vassou
Axiom Stone Solicitors

Priti Raichura
PR Media & Entertainment Ltd


20:00
Money After Death

A topic which is hard to discuss. A lot of families got caught in the pandemic with loved ones passing away suddenly. Family members are still coming to terms with their loss, but they need to sort out the paperwork and financial affairs. We hear from family members who have been left battling often complex legal and money matters and hear from the experts on how to handle these matters.

Yogesh Nagpal
Aegis Life Financial Services

Hari Mistry
Russell & Russell Solicitors

Edward Robinson
Keystone Probate

Pranav Bhanot
Meaby & Co. Solicitors

Rumit Shah
Intrinzik Limited


9:00

Opening


A Golden Era: 100 Years of SBI UK

As SBI UK celebrates its centenary in Britain since its launch in 1921, it has made a definitive mark as the largest Indian bank in the country. We sit down with SBI UK chief, Sharad Chandak, and explore the bank’s journey across many golden milestones and uncover the secrets to its 100-year success story. We dive deep into the active role the bank has played in strengthening UK-India ties, and explore its operations in supporting the community through upheavals such as Brexit and the Covid-19 lockdown.


9:30

Investing In India


Indian Money Matters - NRI Services Made Easy

Thanks to technology, NRI Banking is becoming easier. From opening an account and transferring funds to paying for things, it’s all at the click of a button. Or is it? In this masterclass, we learn about the eligibility criteria, best deals, legal formalities, types of accounts, and more. Everything you need to know about non-resident banking in one comprehensive masterclass.

Devvrat Kumbhojkar
State Bank of India (UK) Limited

Sanjay Pandey
State Bank of India (UK) Limited

Steve Banks
State Bank of India (UK) Limited

Mahul Desai
State Bank of India (UK) Limited

Priti Raichura,
PR Media & Entertainment Ltd


10:00

Personal Development


Getting your dream job

Getting that first-class degree does not always set you up for landing your dream job. We take a closer look at what else is required – from CV writing and nailing interviews to soft skills, networking, and volunteering roles.

Dipal Shah
Diva Coaching

Sumit Sharma
Spread Wisdom

Heena Pattani
Beyond Excellence

Sam Dossa
Create your Destiny

Bhavna Pandya-Barratt
Successful Superwomen


11:00
Beating Money Worries

Being financially savvy is one thing, but when an unexpected illnessor life event occurs, anxiety, poor health and isolation are to be expected. At times, the shame and avoidance prevent us from acknowledging the financial problems. With the pandemic over ayear old now, the pressure is greater than ever. How can we manage our money worries better and guide you to a better place? We have one life, let’s make it the best.

Ushma Baros
Big Health

Dimitri Gavriloff
Oxford University Hospital

Jay Rughani
Optimum Wellbeing

Tony Patti
iGlobal News


11:30
Unleashing the entrepreneur in you

Ever thought about starting your own business? So, what’s stopping you? We speak to the entrepreneurs who have been there and done it. They will speak about they own journeys, the mistakes they made, the opportunities they took, and ultimately what secrets of success they have to share with budding new entrepreneurs.

Shalini Khemka
E2Exchange

Shiv Haria
Lifestyle Property People

Tinesh Chayya
Decipher Cyber

Pragnesh Modhwadia
Axiom Stone Solicitors

Sachin Nandha
PillboxCapital


12:00
Becoming the Ultimate Networker – How to make great business contacts

Have you ever stood in a room full of strangers, and just melted at the prospect of having to speak to people you don’t know? Well, being a great networker is often the key to business and career success. In this masterclass, we share the tips and tricks to make you a confident networker.

Shalini Khemka
E2Exchange

Farid Haque
Erly Stage Studios

Zamiha Desai
RecommendAsian

Russell Bahar
Asian Jewish Business Network

Jonathan Metliss
Axiom Stone Solicitors

Tony Patti
iGlobal News


12:45

Business Finances


Show Me the Money - Funding your business

Considering raising money but don’t know where to start? unsure how to best manage your business cashflow? Our panel of experts share their top tips on business planning, raising and managing finances for your business.

Diksesh Patel
Lighthouse Capital Group

Sachin Nandha
PillboxCapital

Olivia Cooper
Axiom Stone Solicitors

Loknath Mishra
ICICI Bank UK

Priti Raichura
PR Media & Entertainment Ltd


13:30
Social Media for growing your business

There are so many mediums available to us to advertise our products and services. It’s very easy to waste money on advertising when you don’t get a good return on investment. What works for one may not work for others. This masterclass will cover some practical tips when considering online advertising, building your business profile, and ensuring you get the best return on your investment.

Nicola Ryall
Ryall Marketing

Ravi Patel
Vital Concept

Manisha Shah
Manisha Coaching

Gurjinder Bhopal
Black Mamba Marketing & Events

Tony Patti
iGlobal News


14:00
Setting up a Franchise Business

Franchise business is BIG business. What does it take to own your own and run a franchise? Having a business buddy to help you along the way, is that enough? Let’s hear from two successful franchise investors and their journey.

Paresh Mistry
Right At Home

Krishma Veghela
Franchise Futures and Business Futures

Shakeel Jivraj
Queensway Coffee Houses Ltd & Zasz Ltd

Vidhu Sharma
iGlobal News


14:30

Smart Investing


Trading Places:Investing in gold, commodities, currencies

Is Gold a safe bet in these uncertain times? Or are their other alternatives like currencies and commodities that will get you better returns? Hear from our experts on the alternatives, the investing platforms, and what it will take to be a hotshot trader.

Arya Taware
FutureBricks

Vatsal Garg
EnegmaCap

Sanjiv Shah
Sun Global Investments Limited

Nilee Joshi
Traders Empire


15:00
Buy, sell, long, short… Beating the Stock Market [Masterclass]

The world of stocks and shares is where adrenaline runs high. Hear from our expert on what are the best strategies for investing in the stock market and what are the things to watch out for when using online platforms.

Alpesh Patel OBE
Alpesh Patel Ventures


15:30
Currencies of the Future – Preparing for the revolution in money [Masterclass]

The world of digital has totally revolutionised how we interact with each other. Digital currency is now the new hot topic, but it has left a lot of people confused and even worried about scamsters. We decode what terms like cryptocurrency, bitcoin, Litecoin and blockchain mean, as we gaze into the future of how we will earn, save, spend, and trade.


16:00

Investing In India


Buying Property in India - Risks & Rewards

India’s real estate sector has witnessed high growth in recent times, with a rise in demand for commercial as well as residential spaces. Hear from our experts on India’s growing property market offerings, the legal issues around buying and selling, and the potential for returns on investment.

Mihir Shah
Services for NRI

Tushar Hebalkar
ICICI Bank UK

Deepak Varghese
Zolostays

Yudhist Narain Singh
YNS & Associates


16:30
Investing in the Indian Stock Market [ MASTERCLASS ]

The Indian stock market is booming. How can you invest in Indian shares; what are the formalities; what are the opportunities; and what do you need to be careful about? This masterclass will help to you understand what’s involved in becoming a stocks and shares guru in India!.

Mihir Kapadia
Sun Global Investments

Sahil Kapoor
Edelweiss - Private Wealth Management

Chandresh Mehta
Edelweiss - Private Wealth Management


17:00
Bringing India Closer – Finance at your Fingertips

Whether you are settled in the UK or a work visa holder who is eventually looking to go back to India, this session will help you navigate a plethora of NRI offerings available to you as non-resident Indians.
Be it Home Loans, Private and Business Banking or just remitting money to loved ones back home, this session will help you make the right financial choice.

Pratap Singh
ICICI Bank UK

Vimal Sheth
ICICI Bank UK

Manish Vaid
ICICI Bank UK


17:30

Personal Money Education


Making your money work for you [Masterclass]

An industry expert will lead this Masterclass to cut through the jargon and help you make your hard-earned money work for you. We will explore some of the most popular savings and investment options currently available in the market. From ISAs, premium bonds, to trading and investment funds, get yourself clued up before parting with your money.

Jakub Kotan
Garner & Hancock LLP

Bhupinder Anand
Anand Financial Architecture

Rumit Shah
Intrinzik Limited


18:00
Apps & Gadgets Decluttering your finances

Our ‘fintech’ guru will talk through some of the interesting apps and gadgets in the market that can help you manage your finances better. From managing receipts, price comparisons and keeping your passwords safe, to managing credit cards and getting the best rewards, we identify the tech that will help you declutter your finances.

Anurag Singh
meshHQ.co

Sam Abrika
Nova Money

Vivek Madlini
Multiple AI