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

Five basic steps for getting your business online

UK2 will show you the five building blocks for creating a successful online venture.

Workshop

Soul Trader: your life, your business

Build a fulfilling, purposeful and rewarding business that you and your customers will love

Workshop FREE

How can I protect a business idea?

Learn how intellectual property can protect you and help you profit from your business idea.

Workshop FREE

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

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

All business events
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.

One to one advice

Inventions advice clinics

This session will help clarify your vision and goals, turn them into inspirational tools and improve the chances of making your idea a success.

Workshop FREE

Get started workshop

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

Workshop

How do I search Trade Marks?

An essential guide to understanding how trade marks can help your business succeed.

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