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Presented by Design-Nation in partnership with Bishopsland

Educational Trust

When: Where:

Thursday 30 Jun 2011 2.30-3.30pm Gallery Atrium - Business Design Centre, London N1

  • Alex Papakyriacou: Commercial deals for creative businesses

The contracts and legal structures relevant to design businesses. Alex will set out some business models for creative businesses. From licensing to developing your business as a designer-maker, the business model you apply will involve choices about your working methods and your lifestyle. Accordingly, making an informed decision about the business model you apply will be of key importance and this talk will be valuable in helping you make such a choice.

Getting Started in Business

Alex Papakyriacou is a solicitor at Briffa & Co, a law firm specialising in helping creative businesses identify, earn money from and protect their businesses from unfair taking of their work. www.briffa.com

  • Sydney Levinson: Fruitcake or spongecake?

Things you need to be aware of from a tax and accounting viewpoint when starting your own business.

Sydney Levinson is a Partner with Rhodes & Rhodes Chartered Accountants and a specialist in the Creative Industries and other ‘stuff’!

www.rhodesandrhodes.com www.twitter.com/barryslounge

  • Surviving and Thriving as a Silversmith or Jeweller

Pope and Oliver Makower , Founders, Bishopsland Educational Trust, will talk about the pains and pleasures of setting up your own workshop and working as a designer/maker - how to get your work shown, how to contact galleries, prices, display, bookkeeping, etc. They will also talk about their postgraduate course at Bishopsland.

Current members of Bishopsland will be on hand to answer questions. www.bishopsland.org.uk


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