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


Raise your profile – get your business in the media part 1

Identify your ‘hook’ for publicity


Mini-masterclass: Researching your business idea

How to find the information you need to start and grow your business

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introducing Lean Start-up

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


Marketing masterclass

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

All business events

Raise your profile – get your business in the media part 2

Learn the tools to do your own publicity for your small business


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.


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.

Webinar FREE

Google webinar: tell your story online

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


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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