New business Idea clinic sessions throughout September and October at the University of Worcester

When are the free clinic sessions taking place? 12-2pm every Tuesday throughout September and October (with a view to continuing the service based on sufficient demand). The University of Worcester is introducing a new pilot free weekly business ideas clinic run by local Entrepreneurs and staff out of the Pierson Centre here at the University […]

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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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