Experts in Conversation

Venturefest Oxford’s Experts in Conversation articles are dedicated to giving businesses a voice to converse about an area of their expertise to further our objective of supporting the innovation ecosystem in Oxfordshire.

Taking our clients international by James Cowper Kreston

Taking our clients international by James Cowper Kreston

Whether you are exploring international markets for the first time, or have established operations, James Cowper Kreston can help guide READ MORE

Innovation in physical products

Innovation in physical products

The journey of developing a physical hardware product and bringing it to market can be challenging. READ MORE

James Cowper Kreston in India

James Cowper Kreston in India

James Cowper Kreston’s film and media division have been busy working with production teams to help bring the latest blockbusters to ... READ MORE

Why China remains a smart business opportunity

Why China remains a smart business opportunity

These are complicated times, and relations between the UK and China are no exception. But amidst all the uncertainties, there are ... READ MORE

Improving workplace productivity by optimising the indoor environment

Improving workplace productivity by optimising the indoor environment

Productivity levels in the UK are known to lag behind those of other leading economies. READ MORE

When your customer is not your consumer: selling to the NHS

When your customer is not your consumer: selling to the NHS

Sitting around a table with a group of investors in healthcare innovations, nothing comes out more strongly than concern over a ... READ MORE

How Receiving State Aid Affects Your R&D Claim

How Receiving State Aid Affects Your R&D Claim

Whilst many mistakenly believe that you are unable to use both state aid and R&D tax credits, this common misconception stems from the ... READ MORE

The journey to software commercialisation

The journey to software commercialisation

Innovation often starts with early-stage software or an idea requiring software development. READ MORE

What you should be spending your R&D budget on next year

What you should be spending your R&D budget on next year

R&D tax credits are vital to any innovative company – they enable you to continue funding the development of your product, service or ... READ MORE

Achieving local energy resilience through smart solar storage, sharing and trading

Achieving local energy resilience through smart solar storage, sharing and trading

With the pressing need to transition to a low carbon economy, planning and preparing for energy resilience[i] is becoming increasingly ... READ MORE

The Recruitment Process – Say No to Discrimination!

The Recruitment Process – Say No to Discrimination!

As an entrepreneur, building your business will probably mean employing staff, whether as workers, employees or contractors.   READ MORE

How to improve the UI of your product

How to improve the UI of your product

UI design plays a fundamental role in the overall quality of your end product. The UI not only  supports the UX work, it expands on it ... READ MORE

Employment status?

Employment status?

If you are starting a new business or scaling up your existing operations you will be keen to ensure that you are delivering what you ... READ MORE

How UX can help your business grow

How UX can help your business grow

As UX designers, we have often been asked how UX benefits businesses. This article tries to address this fundamental question and ... READ MORE

What you need to know about leasing a commercial property

What you need to know about leasing a commercial property

In the beginning serviced offices are a quick and easy solution, but once your business is off the ground and you are scaling-up, ... READ MORE

 

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus