Business Start-up Fair

Start-up is an early stage in the development of an enterprise where an entrepreneur moves from the idea stage into securing financing, laying down the basic structure of the business and start trading. Our start-up fair is the biggest event in the annual calendar. It brings together students and local micro enterprises to show case […]

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Your Do’s and Don’ts guide to Intellectual Property

Do think carefully about what intellectual property expenditure is essential at the very early stages, and what can (or should) wait.  The spend on intellectual property protection at the outset needs consideration and budgeting. Full protection may not be necessary until you are closer to generating a revenue stream or you are, at least, further […]

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IP considerations when “Pitching” for investment

Omnio stroller entrepreneurs say IP ‘vital’ to investment success When Markus and Samantha Warwick came up with the idea for a wearable stroller, they could never have imagined just how successful it would become. The Ebbw Vale couple conceived the concept for a portable stroller, which could be easily folded up into a rucksack and […]

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Social Media in the Workplace: Lessons from Employment Law.

Social Media in the Workplace: Lessons from Employment Law The HIVE- Wednesday 21 March, 6 – 7.30pm Facebook, Twitter, YouTube … the list grows and grows. What does the law say about an employee’s ability to use social media at work? Is social media use at work a basic human right or a dangerous luxury, […]

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Got a great business idea? -Pitching Event

  Businesses often start with a simple idea. An idea can range from products and services repackaged differently and introduced into existing markets right through to a new and disruptive idea which creates exciting new markets. To give budding Entrepreneurs a platform to show case their ideas, we are running  our “Got a great Business idea?” competition with participating local schools, colleges and Worcester University students. Entrants […]

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Internet icons- Live Webinar

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Internet icons Tuesday 6 February, 7 – 8.30pm Live webinar streamed from the British Library.  If you are a small business owner with big online ambitions, or just starting out, take this opportunity to hear from a panel of internet icons and find out how they have created some of the best-known global […]

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Business Networking Event

Networking is one of the vital ways to enable individuals to socialise whilst meeting new people who have the similar passions and ideas. We will have a number of our Entrepreneurs and members the wider business community in attendance who can discuss your ideas, share thoughts and advice and even direct you to the right people who can […]

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The Future of Online Marketing

The Future of Online Marketing The HIVE – Tuesday 23 January, 4 – 6pm Join Neil Curtis, director at Net Visibility Web Marketing and find out about the latest trends for online marketing and the move towards mobile advertising. You will hear about the latest techniques and platforms available for marketers to help you keep […]

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