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February 2020

R&D Tax Relief & The Patent Box – Feb 2020

06/02/2020 @ 12:00 - 14:00
The Wolseley Centre – Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, A51
Stafford, England ST17 0WT United Kingdom
Free

- Are you maximising their benefits? If you are manufacturing then chances are you are carrying out Research & Development and can benefit from 230% Tax Relief If you register a Patent in the UK you only pay 10% Corporation tax on its profits Are you claiming your tax back? What are R&D Tax credits? Who is eligible to claim this generous relief? What costs can be put against a claim? What is the process for making a claim? What are HMRC wanting to see in submitted claims? Examples of businesses who have made successful claims! What is the Patent Box and how can you benefit from it?    This is a Free Event for Staffordshire businesses only and will be followed by a buffet and an opportunity to Network! This event is run in partnership with Dains Accountants and supported by European Regional Development Funds    

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Innovative Thinking To Beat The Competition – Feb 2020

26/02/2020 @ 09:30 - 11:30
Sutherland Institute, Lightwood Road, Longton
Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 4HY United Kingdom
Free

More than 8,000 companies in the UK have Innovation in their company name. Why do they believe in Innovation? Innovate or Stagnate still rings true in business. We can’t afford to stand still. But Innovation doesn’t just happen – it needs to be managed! How can we bring innovation into our business and use it to grow our business? To be able to attend the workshop free of charge* you are required to complete the SBIS 3 form to declare eligibility. Download – **SBIS-3-Form.zip * Staffordshire Based SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises) only. ** Zip File contains MS Word & PDF Versions of the form, return signed form at event/workshop. #  Half-day workshop is equivalent to £175 (Please note there is no charge to clients). #  Full day workshop is equivalent to £350 (Please note there is no charge to clients). They may be a charge of £10 if you do not inform us in advance of your non-attendance 

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March 2020

Funding your Innovation – March 2020

04/03/2020 @ 09:30 - 11:30
Sutherland Institute, Lightwood Road, Longton
Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 4HY United Kingdom
Free

What funding is available for innovation? What are the latest schemes? Looking at local, regional and national support To be able to attend the workshop free of charge* you are required to complete the SBIS 3 form to declare eligibility. Download – **SBIS-3-Form.zip * Staffordshire Based SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises) only. ** Zip File contains MS Word & PDF Versions of the form, return signed form at event/workshop. #  Half-day workshop is equivalent to £175 (Please note there is no charge to clients). #  Full day workshop is equivalent to £350 (Please note there is no charge to clients).

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What IP do you Own – March 2020

12/03/2020 @ 10:30 - 14:30
Westwood Golf Club, Ladderedge
Leek, England ST13 8JQ United Kingdom
Free

Intellectual Property Office is an operating name of the Patent Office This workshop delivered by the Intellectual Property Office aims to give participants a good overview of intellectual property and how it impacts on small and medium-sized businesses. The audience is presented with a series of scenarios showing why intellectual property is crucial to a business. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss what IPR they or their company own and will be given access to the full suite of support materials from the Intellectual Property Office. Areas Covered – Trade Marks, Patents, Copyright, Design Rights, etc To be able to attend the workshop free of charge* you are required to complete the SBIS 3 form to declare eligibility. Download – **SBIS-3-Form.zip * Staffordshire Based SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises) only. ** Zip File contains MS Word & PDF Versions of the form, return signed form at event/workshop. #  Half-day workshop is equivalent to £175 (Please note there is no charge to clients). #  Full day workshop is equivalent to £350 (Please note there is no charge to clients).

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May 2020

New Product Development Workshop – May 2020

13/05/2020 @ 09:00 - 13:00
The Wolseley Centre – Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, A51
Stafford, England ST17 0WT United Kingdom
Free

Join us on this half-day workshop to keep your new product development on track and reduce the risks involved in the process to ensure successful completion. Includes practical techniques and useful templates! 13 May 2020 9-1pm in Stafford Do you need help to develop your next product or process? Busy people can benefit from following a structured process to ensure development is on track. This intensive workshop is delivered by a company that has an excellent record in successfully developing new products and will take you through key concepts of NPD and a well practised and successful strategic approach to New Product Development. Practical Documented Techniques Proven Approach Keep you on Track Useful Templates to follow Help Reduce Risk Applicable to your own company This workshop is currently FREE OF CHARGE to Staffordshire based individuals and small and medium-sized companies - workshop materials and refreshments will be provided. To be able to attend the workshop free of charge* you are required to complete the SBIS 3 form to declare eligibility. Download – **SBIS-3-Form.zip * Staffordshire Based SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises) only. ** Zip File contains MS Word & PDF Versions of the form, return signed form at event/workshop. #  Half-day workshop equivalent to £175. #  Full day workshop equivalent to £350 (Please note there is no actual charge to attend).

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