Enterprise and Innovation Hub
Business Advantage Awards
I have set up and run a business myself” said Russell Davidson, Director at Lupton Fawcett, “So I know how tough it can be in the early stages. Through our award scheme we would like to support the next generation of high flying entrepreneurs, to do our part in creating the stars of the future and supporting job creation and growth within the local economyRussell Davidson, Director at Lupton Fawcett
Leeds Beckett University have partnered with Solicitors Lupton Fawcett to establish the Business Advantage Awards, a package offering legal and mentoring support to businesses worth up to £5,000.
The Enterprise & Innovation Hub at Leeds Beckett University would like to invite applications for the Business Advantage Awards 2017.
Five Business Advantage Awards will be presented and each award provides up to 50 hours of mentoring and/ or legal support. The support given through each award is worth up to £5,000.
Winners have access to one-to-one enterprise mentoring support from a solicitor with expertise in the relevant field, including:
- IP Protection
- Terms and conditions review
- Business structure and taxation advice
- Partnership agreement
- HR conditions and employment terms
- Valuable industry introductions and specialist expertise
- Premises legal support
Lupton Fawcett’s specialist knowledge relates to, but is not limited to the following fields:
- Charities and Social Enterprises
Students and graduates of Leeds Beckett University (within five years of graduation) are welcome to apply. Applications are also open to clients of the University’s Enterprise and Innovation Hub, as well as Digital Hub and Creative, Fashion & Textile Hub tenants.
Shortlisted applicants will then be asked to give a 10 minute presentation on their business to a panel on Wednesday 8th March 2017.
After awards have been presented, support will commence for a period of 12 months from March 2017.
If you have any queries or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on:
- Tel: 0113 281 6770
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Winners 2016
Dave Turner co-launched software company Codera in 2014 with three other directors with the vision of the company becoming a quality-driven software development house.