Workshops and events

We offer a wide range of free or low cost workshops and events at the British Library, St Pancras. If you can’t physically come to the Library you can still avail of our expertise by registering for one of our regular webinars, from wherever you are in the world.

Advance booking for all our workshops is essential.   If you have to cancel, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance via our online form or by telephone on +44 (0)20 7412 7901. 

Upcoming workshops & events

Webinar FREE

Google webinar: tell your story online

Learn from Google how to use the power of the internet to reach more customers

Workshop

Get cash flow confident

A practical and stress-free way to get the financial knowledge, confidence and tools to help you understand, forecast and manage for growth.

Workshop

Introduction to licensing

The development, manufacture and sale of your products or services involves substantial investment, so securing your Intellectual Property rights can be crucial.

Workshop

Marketing masterclass

A practical and action-packed marketing masterclass with Grow, the small business marketing experts.

All business events
Workshop

Mini-Masterclass: Patents searching

An essential guide to understanding how patents can help your business succeed

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introduction to social media

Covering blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and more, this webinar will teach you the basics about the different types of social media and how to use them effectively for your business.

Workshop

Getting your idea ready for startup funding

This workshop will help you if you have a business idea and need help getting started and finding funding.

Workshop FREE

Intermediate guide to copyright

You already know a little about intellectual property, now take the next step to learn more at this workshop with the Intellectual Property Office.

Articles

Four basic research methods for business start-ups

Discover four basic business research methods you can use to ascertain whether your new business idea has the potential to succeed in competitive markets.

How does the Intellectual Property Act 2014 affect me and my business?

What does the Intellectual Property Act 2014 cover? Find out how it is modernising UK intellectual property law, most notably design and patent laws.

What are intellectual property rights?

Discover the UK intellectual property (IP) rights available, ranging from your automatic intellectual property rights to those you have to apply for.

Fair use copyright explained

What constitutes fair dealing in UK copyright law? Discover the core areas of fair use, allowing for the lawful usage or reproduction of work without permission

All business articles

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