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Hiring – The Hardest Choice

04 March 2015

? We provide some advice on what can be one of the most agonising decisions to make as a business owner.

‘To the men and women of the British Empire … a Russian voice is speaking to you’: Once I Had a Home by ‘Nadejda’, an eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution?

04 March 2015

The 1926 book Once I Had a Home purports to be the memoir of émigrée Russian aristocrat ‘Nadejda’, including diary extracts and remembrances. ‘Nadejda’ recounts her childhood in Tsarist Russia, and her early adulthood through the First World War, the...

Take part in our survey and help shape our future!

04 March 2015

We would like to hear from you about the difference the British Library Business & IP Centre and it's services have made to you and your business – by taking part in our Enterprising Libraries Economic Impact Survey.

Robert Adam and the King’s Topographical Collection

03 March 2015

Robert Adam (1728-1792), who died on this day in 1792, is perhaps the best-known British architect of the 18th-century. He, and his lesser-known brothers, John and James, combined and re-modelled architectural and decorative elements from Roman antiquities in Pompeii and...

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