Credit Union Value Creation Through Technology & Innovation

Historically, credit unions create enormous value for their members compared to other financial institutions. However, this is starting to change with the emergence of new technology. The banks and other institutions are fighting back through innovation. Even new startups are innovating to create value and make life easier for the average credit union member. Credit…

Choosing a Business Partner

“In many ways, a business partnership is similar to a marriage. At minimum, you need absolute trust in your partner.” Heidi Messer, founder of Collective. Here, at SBN we have built upon the principles of trust, as we understand that trust is a vital ingredient to business success. We also recognise the importance of knowing…

How to protect your intellectual property

How to protect your intellectual property What is intellectual property? Copyright Design right Patents Trademarks Registered designs Disputes about intellectual property Legal action about intellectual property 1. What is intellectual property? Intellectual property is something you create that’s unique. It includes copyright, patents and trademarks, and can be: something you invent, like a new product…

Helping Your Business Grow Internationally

Find out what you can get and if your business is eligible Organiser UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Eligibility Open to all UK businesses and those that make a significant contribution to the UK economy. Additional information Access a range of services from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) designed to help UK businesses grow internationally.…

Business finance and support finder

Find business finance, support, grants and loans, including: government grants publicly-backed finance and loans business support eg mentoring, consultancy funding for small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups Customise your search by location, size and kind of business. Get Started here >>