Building a strong employer brand in the tech industry

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This white paper by Tech South West Talent Partner EVO Talent delves into the importance of employer branding for business owners, founders ,and managing directors of UK-based tech companies. Learn more about EVO Talent at https://www.evotalent.co.uk/

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Adapting to workforce challenges as an owner managed business

Article by Bishop Fleming. Bishop Fleming is a partner for Growth Forge 2024, a business acceleration programme for ambitious tech companies. Learn more here. How can owner-managed businesses deal with workforce challenges in an evolving landscape? The fourth in our series dedicated to helping owner-managed businesses navigate their challenges in a changing landscape, focusses on navigating workforce challenges.…

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A guide to international ESG regulation and legislation

Article by Bishop Fleming. Bishop Fleming is a partner for Growth Forge 2024, a business acceleration programme for ambitious tech companies. Learn more here. In this third article in our ESG insight series, we look at some of the key international ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) regulations and legislation and their impact on UK SMEs.  The International Sustainability Standards…

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Adapting to cost pressures as an owner managed business

Article by Bishop Fleming. Bishop Fleming is a partner for Growth Forge 2024, a business acceleration programme for ambitious tech companies. Learn more here. How can owner-managed businesses deal with their cost pressures in an evolving landscape? The third in our series dedicated to helping owner-managed businesses navigate their challenges in a changing landscape, focusses on navigating…

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Employee shareholders: what are the risks?

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By Ashfords Very basically, any employees or directors (including non-executive directors) of a company may be subject to employment income tax charges in respect of any equity interest they acquire or hold in the company. These charges may be collected via PAYE and be subject to NICs, and so it is often an issue for…

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The pitfalls to watch out for when protecting your IP

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By Ashfords Looking after the intellectual property in your business is an absolute must, and you should be very careful in any contract or relationship to protect ownership and how it is used. The question of IP ownership may seem reasonably straightforward – it’s your product or solution, therefore it’s your IP and you own…

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A checklist for setting up and running an online business or marketplace

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By Ashfords Our checklist below guides you through the key components of creating a successful website for your business. Key component Pre-requisites and functions Legal implications Brand name Business name A brand may be protected by several intellectual property rights, primarily trade marks and the tort of passing off, but also copyright and design rights.When…

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An introduction to GDPR and data protection

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Article by Ashfords A business must comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK GDPR. This page describes the main features of data protection and how the rules may impact your business. Data protection Data protection in the UK is governed by the retained EU law version of the General Data Protection Regulation…

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7 ways to create an effective cyber security compliance plan

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Businesses today are more dependent on data and cutting-edge technology than ever before, and this trend is only expected to accelerate. Hardware and software alike, businesses also need to make use of IT to boost productivity, increase data for analytics, and give employees a greater say in company decisions. Businesses need a cyber security compliance…

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