Newly formed Night Time Industries Association puts out call to its industry and local authorities across the UK

Alan D Miller, Chairman of the recently formed Night Time Industries Association – which brings together bar operators, gig venue owners and especially club promoters and DJ representatives – used a keynote at the Brighton Music Conference this weekend to caution against new regulations and regulatory practices that could hinder the future of what is…

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Small businesses battle to protect their ideas says FSB

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests small firms are struggling to protect the identity and ideas at the heart of their businesses. Time and money spent on protecting intellectual property such as patents, branding and product designs takes valuable resources away from business development, potentially putting growth and innovation at risk.

BAMA appoints new Chief Executive

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced the appointment of Mr Patrick Heskins as its new Chief Executive. He will take up post in the late summer 2015. He succeeds Dr John Morris, who is retiring.