#IdeasMeanBusiness: The legalities of running a small business

One of the hardest parts about launching a startup is understanding the legal elements needed to grow a business. However, it is one of the key considerations for the early phases of any startup journey.

Join this webinar to better understand the concept of companies – what are they, how do they work, what do you need to think about to get set up, and of contracts – what do you need to know and how can you hack your way through without spending thousands on lawyers. We will also cover Intellectual Property (IP), what are the different IP rights and how you can protect your IP and your business.

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10.30 - 11.30



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Do you have a business idea that you want to take to the next level? Just having a great idea doesn’t necessarily guarantee success. We know that there are many challenges that can get in the way of new business ideas.

Webinar recording and slides are now available

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Half of young people in the UK think their age is a barrier to business success with nearly a third lacking the confidence they need to turn their idea into a reality.

The #IdeasMeanBusiness webinar series has been designed to provide practical advice, expert knowledge and tools for young people. It aims to enable entrepreneurship and innovation among more young people to help them bring more diverse ideas and businesses into the economy.

If you want to learn from experts, build your skills, gain confidence, and develop networks to help you grow and succeed, join us as we take you on a journey to develop your ideas.

The series will explore topics ranging from marketing through to business plans, personal branding, intellectual property and much more. You can register below for one or more of our upcoming events.



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