Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Free Digital Skills Masterclasses, Leeds

Our digital skills programme will help your business become fluent in digital marketing and social media.
Superfast West Yorkshire is running a series of master classes with leading industry professionals on how to make the most of being online for your business.
Being online can save small businesses time and money, and it can be done quickly and cheaply without IT expertise.
We have a series of events which are free to sign up to if your business is within the Leeds City Region area.
To book an event or to find out more information
visit www.superfastwy.co.uk/digital-skills
email enquiries@superfastwy.co.uk or call 0845 144 0040

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Leeds screening: Inspiring Entrepreneurs 23rd Feb 2015

Speed of growth can take you by surprise and feel overwhelming. If you're a business owner with ambitious plans, take this opportunity to come and meet like-minded entrepreneurs and get practical tips and inspiration for your growth strategy.
Let us help you recognise the growing pains and turn them into gains.
The panel discussion will be streamed live from the British Library in London, after you’ve heard from local entrepreneur Eric Hawthorn from Radio Design Ltd in Leeds. Plus, you can put your questions to all speakers and network with other local businesses.
Local speaker:
Eric Hawthorn, Radio Design Ltd

 Via Live Webcast

  • Paul Lindley, founder of Ella's Kitchen
  • Julie Deane, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company
  • Eamon FitzGerald, Managing Director of Naked Wines  

Monday, 5 January 2015

Webinars: Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, designs and copyright)

Free webinars on IP in 2015

An understanding of intellectual property and its protection is vital for anyone with an idea, whether it’s an invention, a brand name or a song.
These sessions will introduce the four areas of intellectual property and help you understand which may apply to you and your business:
  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Registered designs
  • Copyright
Please note that these are online events
These webinars are funded by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

Event details

Who should attend? This event is open to entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, pre-start businesses and anyone who is interested in protecting their ideas.
Place: Online
Cost: Free
How to Book:
Register for Introducing Trade Marks
Register for Introducing Patents
Register for Introducing Registered Designs
Register for Introducing Copyright

Event dates

Fri 16 January 2015, 13.00 - 14.00
Fri 13 February 2015, 13.00 - 14.00
Fri 13 March 2015, 13.00 - 14.00


Friday, 19 December 2014

Enterprise Club Sessions 2015

Thinking of starting a business?
Come along to Leeds Central Library's Enterprise Club

The Enterprise club provides an opportunity to network and access information, support and advice on starting and running a business from set-up onwards.The workshops are open to anyone thinking about setting up their own business or becoming self employed and are FREE.

12th Jan 2015 6pm-7.45pm- Is starting a business right for you?
26th Jan 2015 6pm-7.45pm - bookkeeping,tax and NI
9th Feb 2015 6pm-7.45pm- Marketing your new businesses
2nd March 2015 6pm-7.45pm- Business resources/the importance of intellectual property
16th March 2015 6pm-7.45pm- Social Media for business

To find out more and book into the workshops contact:
Business & IP Centre Leeds
Tel: 0113 2478266
Email: bipcleeds@leeds.gov.uk

The Enterprise Club runs at:Leeds Central Library
3rd Floor Meeting Room
Calverley Street