Should trademarks be at the heart of your brand strategy?

As arguably the most important assets a company can own, protecting trademarks must lie at the heart of a successful brand strategy

How 3D printing is reshaping global production

As dark clouds gather over the global economy, manufacturers find themselves in the crosshairs

Mind the gap!

The divide between large companies and SMEs may widen as HMRC’s Making Tax Digital initiative comes into force, but what can be done to get tax right?

Why the patents system needs a revamp

Lack of a universal patent system to protect intellectual property leaves innovating companies open to potentially ruinous infringements

Smart solutions cause headaches for OEMs

The IoT is as important as everyone says it is, but it may cause problems for original equipment manufacturers

How true crime shows are impacting the justice system

Trial by TV is criticised by some, but others insist it has the potential to overturn miscarriages of justice that would otherwise go unchallenged

Is stress at work always a bad thing?

Contrary to enlightened practice, attempting to eliminate all stress from the workplace may not be best for the individual or the organisation

Burberry: a lesson on leadership and succession

Burberry CCO Christopher Bailey

Recent difficulties at luxury fashion brand Burberry illustrate the vital importance of leadership roles and the need for a smooth succession of power