See below a list of upcoming events at Business & IP Centre South Yorkshire, including a session on how to stand out in the jobs market on Wednesday 19 October:
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Developing an IP Strategy Monday 17 October, 2pm. We will briefly introduce the four areas of intellectual property, help you to identify your assets and develop a strategy to protect your business. Sheffield Central Library.
Introduction to Trade Marks Tuesday 18 October, 2pm. This session will cover all you need to know about whether you have a Trade Mark you can protect and what next steps you’d need to take. Sheffield Central Library.
How to Stand out in the Job Market Wednesday 19 October, 11am. This workshop will coach you through some important employability skills and show you how to access valuable information in the library, to help you stand out in the crowd which will enable you to successfully secure your next professional job. Online.
A guide to COBRA: How it can help you on your business journey Wednesday 19 October, 1pm. COBRA is an easy to use online resource with lots of information for people starting up a business, providing hundreds of small business guides as well as practical how-to fact sheets. This demonstration will show you how to make best use of FREE access to COBRA. Online.
Meet the Expert – Business Legal Clinic Thursday 20 October, 10am. Book a free, private 30 minute conversation and tap into the knowledge and experience of our legal experts. You might want advice on the commitments and risks of a contract, to check you’re compliant and doing things right from the start, or to simply bounce an idea. In partnerships with Harper James LLP. Telephone appointments.
Being a Leader – My Leadership Identity, Aspirations & Challenges Thursday 20 October, 1:30pm. In this interactive workshop you’ll explore the characteristics of a leader, define the leader you aspire to be and you’ll consider the challenges you may be facing, before joining open exploratory small group discussions about current issues that are important to delegates. Online.
Meet the Expert – Trade Mark Clinic Friday 21 October, 9:45am. Thinking about applying for a Trade Mark? Book a free, confidential appointments with an Intellectual Property Attorney. In partnership with Franks & Co European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. Telephone appointments.
GRANTfinder – Financial Support for your Business Friday 21 October, 10:00am. This webinar will show you how to make the best use of GRANTfinder, a database that allows you to search for sources of finance, whether that be grants, loans or business finance investment to support to your exact needs. Online.
How to Conduct Market Research Friday 21 October, 12:00pm. Understanding your market can make the difference between success and failure in a business. You always need to be “one step ahead” of their customers – knowing what is happening to your industry and staying ahead of the trend could be the difference. Join our workshop to find out how to get started with the free resources available at the BIPC. Online
Using our Resources to Grow your Business Friday 21 October, 2pm. Do you need to find new customers, build new networks or explore your competitors? This session will guide you through our B2B company information databases, Kompass, IBIS World and FAME, and show you how they can help you grow your business. Online.
Steps to a Successful Business – Action Coach & BIPC Tuesday 25 October, 1pm. Join Action Coach and the BIPC for a detailed look at how you can grow your existing business. Learn how to grow your profits by 61% in just 6 months and how to use the BIPC resources to help you grow. Barnsley Library @ the Lightbox.