At the end of this month, after 67 years continuous production, the last Land Rover Defender will roll off the production line at Solihull.
Dr Dan Anthony worked as a trade marks examiner and seconded national expert for the UK IPO and OHIM and he writes extensively on the subject of IP.
He teachers creative writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is researching the relationship between intellectual property and creativity at Cardiff University.
His plays and comedy series have been broadcast radio and TV and his children’s books are popular with young readers throughout the country.
The Department of Culture Media and Sport states that the number of people employed in the UK’s creative industries rose from 1.043 million in 2009 to 1.708 million in 2013.
At 4 o’clock in the afternoon, on Sunday October 31, as the cool embrace of the last October evening envelops the sleepy suburb of Twickenham, time will stop.
Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s genius lay in the fact that he was able to take clichés from earth and create new, complimentary, ones in space.
Next time you go for a weekend break, or a Sunday drive, visit the places that really make Britain great: its landscape of brands.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman famously said, when confronted with the statistic that half the people in the world have lost trust with big business, “we have an issue”. Trust is at the heart of Polman’s message.
‘A is for armoured train’ is the first sentence in the first ever Ladybird book. It was published 100 years ago.
Creatives and inventives are sometimes characterised as dreamers. Their shared trait is their concern with the edges of experience, not the nitty gritty of reality.
For those of us still struggling, like disorientated turtles across the starlit beach of economic recovery, a glance through British technology giant ARM Holding’s annual reports makes empowering reading.
Traditionally, if you want to predict the future you need two things: a soothsayer and a disembowelled chicken.
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