With right to repair rising on the agenda we spoke to the Restart Project, designers and the Design Council about barriers from understanding and skills to legislation.
Are you up to scratch on legal knowledge? Read about intellectual property laws and copyright, design patents and design rights.
As work on begins on the IPO’s new digital service for designs and trade marks, designers are invited to share their views on IP services and legislation.
With one last chance to enter this year’s awards, find all the information you need to complete your entries here.
Our picks this month include Collectible design fair, a new book on Milton Glaser and a talk for designers on protecting their intellectual property.
The institute’s director believes that a “minimum inclusive design standard” can be achieved without “interfering too much with commercial aspects”.
The Communications and Digital Committee continues its inquiry into the future of the creative industry with a session on the potential and risks of Artificial Intelligence.
The Intellectual Property Office is reviewing the UK’s IP system so we asked designers about their own experiences in accessing and using it.
The report reveals that the current system may be negatively affecting smaller design companies.
Conceived by GM’s subsidiary Cruise, the sensors would use graphics and haptic feedback to prevent in-car nausea.
The evidence and views received during this call will help the government office inform future policy and make changes where needed.
Designers are being asked to fill out a survey and share their views on how designs are protected in the UK.
The move aims to create a new agency model, according to the marketing group, specifically designed to help brands in a “dynamic media environment”.
With the Design Council’s flagship festival dedicated to fighting climate change wrapping up last week, we speak to CEO Minnie Moll about next steps.
The founder and lead shareholder of Elmwood reveals why now was the time to split up the consultancy, and what direction he and colleagues are going in now.
With the government’s Making Tax Digital initiative on the horizon, tax expert Mike Parkes talks us through his top advice for newly self-employed creatives.
HM Revenue & Customs has an ambitious plan to make filing tax returns digital — we’ve broken down what this means for you and how to prepare for the changes.
The move would give UK designers protection against copying across all EU member states, something that had previously not been assured in the withdrawal bill.
As design businesses consider an eventual return to the studio, we explore the legal information that employers and employees need to know.
What financial help you are entitled to if you get sick with COVID-19 or if you are unable to work through self isolation as a freelancer/self-employed worker.
Changes to the tax legislation, which controls off-payroll working situations like freelancing, will come into effect from 6 April – here Design Week breaks the issue down.