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

Workshop FREE

Get started workshop

Get the knowledge and information you need to successfully launch a business

Webinar FREE

Google webinar: tell your story online

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

One to one advice

Getting that new product to market

One-to-one advice meetings to help you take the next big step and secure your place on the high street.

Workshop

How to sell without being 'salesy'

Learn how to get customers to buy from you without being a typical sales salesperson

All business events
Workshop

Mini-masterclass: Social media for new business

How can Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogging actually help your business succeed?

Workshop FREE

Introduction to the Business & IP Centre

Find out how the Business & IP Centre can help you achieve business success

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introducing Lean Start-up

This webinar provides the ideal introduction to Lean Start-Up philosophy and practices.

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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