Monthly Archives for April 2012

It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

Presenting your Business

“The human brain starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you have to stand up to speak in public” Anon. Following a workshop I recently gave on Presenting your Business, I’ve selected key factors that will really make a difference to your presenting skills – whether this is in a corporate situation, business meeting or networking.

Grants for R&D – Grants for IP?

With the new Patent Box regime announced in the recent Budget coming into effect less than a year from now, the exploitation of Intellectual Property has been put firmly on the agenda for businesses with the capacity to innovate. The Patent Box will mean that eligible profits from worldwide sales of products protected by a granted UK or European patent will be taxed at only 10% from April 2013, compared to the standard 24% rate (or 20% if you qualify for the Small Profits Rate).

The simple process of organising an event

Organising and preparing for a conference or event is not a simple process at the best of times. However, it can be made easier with careful planning and preparation and a sense of humour along the way.