01782 333798 info@thebic.co.uk Studio 10 Sutherland Institute, Longton, ST3 4HY 08:00 - 17:00

Profit from Innovation 2 2019

Sutherland Institute Lightwood Road Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

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).

Free

Protect and Fund Your Innovation 1 2019

Sutherland Institute Lightwood Road Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

What is Intellectual Property? How can you protect your ideas and products? What funding is available for innovation What are the latest schemes? 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).

Free

Leadership for Innovation 2 2019

The Wolseley Centre - Staffordshire Wildlife Trust A51, Stafford

Successful businesses have a robust culture of Innovation and very strong Leadership qualities. What is Innovation?  What are the barriers to Innovation? The benefits of Innovation.      Understanding Leadership and Management for Innovation What are the key steps to leading innovation? Exploring Leadership Styles Creating a vision and goals strategy Models for change

Free

What IP do you Own 3 2019

Roman Way Hotel Watling Street, Cannock

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...

Free

New Product Marketing 1 2019

Staffordshire Wildlife Centre The Wolseley Centre

Understanding markets and customers, who will buy from you and why. Marketing tools & tactics. How to minimise risks, avoid product recalls and produce successful launches. Includes useful templates.

Free

New Product Development 2 2019

St James House Enterprise Centre Webberley Lane, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

A structured proven process to reduce risk and keep your new product development on track.  Useful workshop for all members of a company to understand the NPD process.  Includes practical techniques and useful templates. 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).

Free

R&D Tax Relief 2 2019

The Wolseley Centre - Staffordshire Wildlife Trust A51, Stafford

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 If you need to find out whether your business is eligible or what expenditure is eligible come and join us and listen and speak to the experts!

Free

Leadership for Innovation 3 2019

Sutherland Institute Lightwood Road Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

Successful businesses have a robust culture of Innovation and very strong Leadership qualities. What is Innovation?  What are the barriers to Innovation? The benefits of Innovation.  Understanding Leadership and Management for Innovation What are the key steps to leading innovation? Exploring Leadership Styles Creating a vision and goals strategy Models for change

Free

Marketing your Innovation 2 2019

Sutherland Institute Lightwood Road Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

How to get your innovation to market !  Innovation – the successful exploitation of a new ideaWe will investigate what “Marketing” really is, the Key Aspects of Marketing, Understanding Market/Customer Requirements and Selling & Promotion

Free

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

Stone House Hotel Stafford Road, Stone

- 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    

Free

Staffordshire BIC 2018

VAT Reg Nos 670 0298 46

Company Reg No 3065012

Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Business Support, Staffordshire Grants, Staffordshire Funding, Stoke on Trent Grants, Stoke on Trent Funding

Telephone :. 01782 333798

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