GDPR – the scariest four letters to enter the startup world in years. But what do they mean, and what does GDPR mean for your business?
The General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] is a new legislation affecting the EU, including Britain and regardless of Brexit. The law is an extension and replacement of the Data Protection act, covering IT systems implementations and replacing previous updates such as Safe Harbor. All companies are required to comply with GDPR requirements, before the enforcement date of May next year. This regulation is necessary irrespective of company size, and is therefore applicable to everyone from a sole trader to a multi-national enterprise. You are required to take “reasonable precautions”, for which this GDPR Prep session will ensure you comply at threshold level, with internal self-assessment. Continue reading “GDPR: Are you ready?” »
A topic by popular request, this Founder Brunch will explore the ups and downs of hiring and firing in startups. How do you find the right person to become up to 50% of your team? Do you hire for skills, experience or how well they’ll fit in? How do you know when it’s the right time to hire someone? The right time to let someone go? Should you prioritise quality over cost? These are the questions you’ve been asking us so here is your opportunity to hear the hiring stories of three Sheffield companies and their founders… Continue reading “Founder Brunch: Hiring a team – Chats with 3 founders who’ve been there” »
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If you’ve ever dreamt up a solution to one of life’s problems then you could be in to win £100!
Sheffield’s answer to Dragon’s Den comes to the Edge – Pitch Club! Anyone who pitches their idea (only for one minute!) in front of the judges gets a FREE drink. The contestant who impresses the most will win £100 cash…
Whether you’ve got a life changing idea that you just can’t wait to get out, or you just want to come along to support your friends, we can’t wait to see you at Pitch Club on Friday 20th October at The Edge Bar, 8pm- 10pm
Do you think you’ve got what it takes to win over our Dragons? For £100 and a free drink it’s worth finding out…