The Intellectual Property Office has teamed up with RB to provide a series of "how to" guides debunking business myths and making starting a business a lot easier for all you entrepreneurs. This week: what is a trade mark, how much do trade marks cost and how do I get one?
Spending more doesn’t always mean that security is better. Remember: avoiding incidents is less expensive than surviving incidents.
Now three and a half weeks to our summer shut-down week which also heralds my right hand/head of sales departing for his travels.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has today made a plea to all entrepreneurs and small businesses: "Start exporting your way out of the recession."
"If it takes 24 hours in the UK, it will take 24 days in Spain and 24 weeks in Argentina," says entrepreneur and expert on Argentina, Claudio Rois.
Sam Barnett is the founder and CEO of Struq, a pioneering digital media company. He’s also the quintessential entrepreneur about town. Anyone he doesn’t know in the business world isn’t worth knowing. Check out his first article on evictions, cowboys and the hot startups of Soho.
"The best people aren’t going to leave their jobs to come and work at a startup, just like that," says Michael Jackson, founder of Elderstreet Investments and former chairman of PartyGaming and software firm Sage. "You have to pay above the market rate to get them. For a long time, the people I employed were earning more than me."
Check out the first article from Real Business’ newest columnist: Struq founder and technological whizzkid Sam Barnett. This week, Barnett’s fuming about an eviction. When successful, young entrepreneurs are being turfed out of their offices through no fault of their own, Barnett gets mad and gets… philosophical.