The team at Waterfront will be presenting four expert-led workshops for South Bank Innovation designed to provide SMEs with the knowledge and skills to maintain and progress their business.

Taking place throughout May and June the events will cover intellectual property, commercial contracts, GDPR, privacy and data protection and investments.

The first workshop will take place on May 11th and will see Piers Strickland look closely at how business owners can utilise intellectual property rights to protect ideas, products, and their business. The session will also cover trademarks, copyrights, patents, designs and passing off.

Taking place on May 18th, workshop two will see Waterfront partner Alison Berryman discuss commercial contracts, focusing on some of the key risks in the technology sector and providing an overview of liabilities, warranties, indemnities, and termination provisions.

Workshop three will see Jessica Vautier discuss GDPR, privacy and data protection and will take place on May 25th. Jessica will provide practical advice for organisations that collect, access, or use personal data and discuss the importance of complying with data protection law.

The final workshop, on June 1st, will be hosted by Angus Young, who will cover investments, providing attendees with advice on how to go about formalising an investment once investors are interested.

The workshops are free to attend, please visit the South Bank Innovation website to register