Guest article by Dr. Helen Harries, consultant for Pivotal Scientific. With the New Year started, many of you will have completed you performance reviews and identified successes as well as areas for development, so my question is how many of you will actually do something about it? Or will you let yet another year pass? … Read more2013: The Year of the Employee
One of the most common questions we are asked by manufacturers is whether it is better to expand sales through own brand distribution or OEM. This question is particularly relevant when stating out or expanding into new global territories. Distribution tends to be a more cooperative relationship where companies work together to promote your brand … Read moreExpanding Your Sales: Distribution vs. OEM
Be honest, how often do you take the time to give your employees feedback on their performance? If the answer is, not enough, then read on! In fact it is very common for managers to find excuses to avoid giving open and honest feedback. There are many possible reasons for this including the fear of … Read moreFeedback Gold
What is it? This is a preferential tax regime which will allow companies to apply a 10% corporation tax rate to profits which can be attributed to patents and other IP instead of the mainstream rate of 23%. It is part of the government’s initiative promoting the UK as ‘The Place to be’ for innovative … Read morePatent Box Legislation and what it could mean to your company’s corporation tax payments.