The Business & IP Centre: London
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
For enquiries about our business resources and collection email our Reference team.
The Business & IP Centre provides support to business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors. At the Centre you can access a comprehensive collection of databases and publications for free, as well as attend practical workshops, one-to-one advice sessions and inspiring talks.
We also offer London-based businesses £10,000 worth of free support through our Innovating for Growth programme. There are eight National Network Business & IP Centres around the country, visit your nearest Centre and increase your chances of success.
Upcoming workshops & events
During this workshop you will also hear about upcoming opportunities, which will make it easier for businesses to access funding across Europe.
This workshop will help you to identify the information you need and the types of business information resource that you can use to find it.
A practical and stress-free way to get the financial knowledge, confidence and tools to help you understand, forecast and manage for growth.
An understanding of intellectual property and its protection is vital for anyone with an idea, whether it’s an invention, a brand name or a song.
Resources to help start, run and grow your business
Practical advice to help get your business off the ground, from business plans to market research.
Make sure you understand the basics of intellectual property and how to protect your product, website and brand.
Up-to-date quality information for researching key industries, handpicked by our experts.
Over £5m worth of current market reports from top publishers Mintel, Frost & Sullivan, Passport and more.
Imran Merza and Taz Basunia, Jealous Sweats
…One of the most invaluable things about coming to the Centre is networking with other budding entrepreneurs…
Jessica Rose, London Jewellery School
Guy Jeremiah, Aquatina Ltd
Top business tips from Deborah Meaden, Dragons' Den; Oliver Tress, founder of Oliver Bonas and Lord Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer.
Learn the detective-like skills of a salesperson required for any successful entrepreneur.
OHYO’s MD Guy Jeremiah gives some top tips for social entrepreneurs
We asked Oliver Tress, founder of Oliver Bonas stores, some questions ahead of his upcoming appearance at the British Library on the 18 November.