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Guide

Setting Up as Self Employed

A narrated introduction to a simple business structure for individuals.

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Insight

Digital Distribution in Games and Music

Get insights from our Unlimited Shelf Space event exploring games and music distribution.

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FAQ

What are the Creative Industries?

Creative industries are based in creativity, skill and talent.

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FAQ

How do I Protect my Ideas?

Created something new and want to make sure it's protected? Here's some useful information on the basics of copyright and other Intellectual Property (IP).

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Guide

SWOT Analysis Template

Situational analysis tool to detail the Strengths, Challenges / Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to your situation.

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FAQ

Can you help with contracts?

Need some help with a contract or a legal agreement? Here's how we can help.

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Insight

Building an Online Presence

A personal perspective from artist manager Michael Lambert.

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FAQ

I'm selling digital services in the EU. Do I need to register for VAT?

Explore how changes to VAT rules might affect you selling digital services in Europe.

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Guide

How to Contact the Press and Media

The who, what, why, where and when approach to contacting the press.

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FAQ

What is crowdfunding and how can I do it?

There's some serious hype around crowdfunding for creative businesses. But can we all make a fortune off Kickstarter? Here's what it is and how it works.

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Insight

Working Digitally to Reach Audiences

A personal insight from freelance writer and producer Lesley Anne Rose.

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Programme

Flourish

Flourish is a mentoring programme that helps founders of creative micro-businesses develop their futures.

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Our Programmes

We run three business development programmes specific to different stages of the business journey.

Our Events Programme

We run a dedicated events programme to help creative businesses swap experiences, gather information and hone professional skills.

Mar 30
Working Creatively with Dyslexia Fully Booked Edinburgh

Planning Creatively with Dyslexia

Take a hands-on approach to planning in your business.

30 March 2015, 12:30-15:30

Apr 01
Making Applications & Proposals Glasgow

Making Applications & Proposals

This free workshop explains the process of writing clear, focused applications and proposals to engage funders and clients.

01 April 2015, 14:00-17:00

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We offer free information and advice to micro-businesses and individuals working within the creative industries.

Our business support team are experts in exploring your needs – we're only a phone call away.

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