Seminar for creative new businesses


Protecting your business at the outset is the theme of a free seminar being held by Coodes Solicitors next month.

Kirsty McAuley from Coodes’ company and commercial team

The Coodes’s Innovation Breakfast is aimed at business start-ups in the creative and innovation sectors, and will cover the basic legal issues to think about when setting up on your own.

The law firm is collaborating with Tremough Innovation Centre and business start up programme Outset Cornwall for the event on Wednesday, October 3 from 8.30am until 11am, which includes breakfast and refreshments.

Kirsty McAuley, from Coodes’ company and commercial team in Truro, will being offering practical and interesting guidance on issues such as naming your business, using terms and conditions and protecting your work with copyright and intellectual property law.

She said: “Cornwall is a hotbed of creative and innovative talent, with many people taking the plunge and setting up their own business.

“However, there’s lots to think about in terms of protecting your work and how to structure your business so you can get the best out of it.

“I hope to offer new entrepreneurs some food for thought around the legal aspects of running a business, so they can get on with what interests and inspires them.”

Places on the Coodes’ Innovation Breakfast are free, register here or contact Rachel Picken on 01872 321533.