Friday, 17 April 2015

Advice Sessions Free bookable one-to-one sessions available within Business & IP Centre Leeds.

Business and IP Information Clinics
Book a confidential session with a member of our information team:
• discuss what protection may be appropriate for your products and services. 
• find out about the registration process for patents, trade marks, designs or copyright.
• free patent and trade mark search advice also available.
• find out about business resources and services available within the centre and locally.
Business advice sessions
Delivered by Pamela Beaton, Business Manager at WGN Chartered Accountants
These sessions are ideal for business start-ups and established businesses seeking advice in any of the following
• start-up issues
• business plans
• growing your business
• funding opportunities
• sign-posting to business support in Leeds
Funding for Growth
Delivered by Gareth Allen from RedSky Finance
Gareth’s sessions will enable you to find out about the range of funding options available, how your business can
benefit from them and the considerations that need to be made before financial commitment. Advice on finance in
the following areas is available:
• how much money you will need to set up your business
• finance for machinery
• paying employees
• advertising and marketing
• website development
Accountancy advice
Delivered by Richard Munoz from WGN Chartered Accountants
These sessions are ideal for both start-ups and established businesses requiring information in the following areas:
• help with book-keeping
• advice on taxation
• VAT rules and regulations
• preparing tax returns
• choosing the right legal status for your business
• legal aspects of protecting your products and services
Intellectual Property clinics
Delivered by a CIPA Patent Attorney
Attending an IP clinic offers the opportunity of a free confidential one-to-one consultation with a registered CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) patent attorney to discuss protecting your IP including:
• ascertaining whether your product, name or logo is protectable
• legal aspects of protecting your products and services
• costs involved in protecting your products and services
Innovator in residence
Delivered by Roger Tipple of Tipple Associates
Roger has a great deal of experience working with individual inventors and companies, enabling them to get new ideas off the ground and develop new products. Arrange an appointment with our Innovator in Residence if you are:
• struggling to know where to take your ideas
• looking for ways to develop new products
• considering how to get your product to market
Find out more about these sessions and book your place through
BIPC Leeds – 0113 2478266