Intellectual Property

Articles and guides for UK SMEs on effective management of Intellectual Property rights and on leveraging IP assets such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.

Legal advice

A guide to IP

There are four main types of intellectual property (IP) – patents, trademarks, designs and copyright.


Small firms warned over intellectual property

Over two thirds of small businesses are not protecting their intellectual property and are jeopardising their profits, says law firm Thomas Eggar.


Ensure you protect your intellectual property

Small businesses must protect their ideas and inventions or risk going out of business.


Intellectual property aid for Welsh SMEs

Small and medium-sized businesses in Wales can get practical and financial help with intellectual property (IP) issues from a business support initiative.

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

Partner content

Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching

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Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.