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Workshops run by British Library staff are free of charge; however, some workshops run by our partners are charged at a nominal fee and may have different booking procedures. Advance booking for all our workshops is essential.

If you have to cancel, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance by emailing us at bipcworkshops@bl.uk or by telephone on +44 (0)20 7412 7901

Future events calendar

  • All events
All events by month: February 2016
Wed 10 February
10:00 - 12:00
A Beginner's Guide to Business Information
British Library : Business Information
£10
Book event

Wed 10 February
14:00 - 17:00
Routes to market workshop and mentors
Fashion Angels
£48 Business Club Members
Book event

Thu 11 February
10:00 - 13:00
Companies House: How to register as a limited company
British Library
Free
Book event
Other dates

Thu 11 February
18:00 - 20:00
Financing Your Start Up Business - Working With Us On Your Application
Financing Enterprise Ltd in partnership with CENTA
Free
Book event

Sat 13 February
10:00 - 15:00
Startup Saturday
Enterprise Nation
£30
Book event

Mon 15 February
14:00 - 16:00
Research for New Businesses
British Library
Free
Book event
Other dates

Tue 16 February
10:00 - 13:00
How To Grow Your Business In Europe
Enterprise Europe Network
Free
Book event

Tue 16 February
14:00 - 16:00
Beginner's guide to intellectual property - 2015
Business & IP Centre
£10
Book event

Wed 17 February
10:00 - 17:00
Inventions Advice Clinics
ideas21
£15
Book event

Wed 17 February
16:00 - 19:30
Networking for Success
Rasheed Ogunlaru : British Library
£25
Book event

Thu 18 February
09:30 - 16:00
How to Start a Successful Food Business, Restaurant or Coffee Bar
The Restaurant Mentors & Foodication Restaurants
£39+booking fee
Book event

Mon 22 February
10:00 - 13:00
Making your business more ethical
Red Ochre
Free
Book event

Mon 22 February
14:00 - 17:00
Introducing Social Media for Small Business
British Library
Free
Fully booked

Tue 23 February
10:00 - 13:00
Get cash flow confident – Understand: Manage: Forecast for growth
Johnny Martin
£30
Book event

Tue 23 February
10:00 - 17:00
Getting that New Product to Market
Bob Lindsey
£20
Book event

Tue 23 February
14:00 - 17:00
Online marketing masterclass
Grow
£45 (usually £98 - use discount code "onlinemarketing" when booking for your £50 saving).
Book event

Wed 24 February
10:00 - 13:00
Speed Mentoring: Grow Your Business Online
British Library
Free
Book event

Wed 24 February
13:00 - 17:30
What next for your invention? Plan, prototype or protect?
London IP and Bang Creations
£50
Book event

Wed 24 February
14:00 - 16:00
Introducing trade marks searching
British Library
Free
Fully booked

Wed 24 February
14:30 - 16:30
Introduction to Licensing
ideas21
£30
Book event

Thu 25 February
10:00 - 13:00
How to generate PR for your business with a limited budget
Jessica Huie PR
£30
Book event

Thu 25 February
14:00 - 18:00
How to find investors for your business
The Funding Game
£40 by entering discount code “library” saving £10 off a standard £50 ticket
Book event

Mon 29 February
18:15 - 21:15
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Internet Icons
Inspiring Entrepreneurs
£10
Book event

All events by month: March 2016
Tue 1 March
14:00 - 16:00
Science and technology information for the business user
British Library
Free
Book event

Wed 2 March
10:00 - 17:00
Business advice clinics
London Business Support Service
£25+booking Fee
Book event

Thu 3 March
14:00 - 17:00
Introducing Social Media for Small Business
British Library
Free
Fully booked

Mon 7 March
09:30 - 17:00
Getting your idea ready for startup funding
Startup Direct
£10
Book event

Tue 8 March
10:00 - 17:00
Getting that New Product to Market
Bob Lindsey
£20
Book event

Tue 8 March
14:00 - 16:00
Intermediate guide to copyright
British Library
Free
Book event
Other dates

Wed 9 March
10:00 - 12:00
Beginner's guide to intellectual property - 2015
Business & IP Centre
£10
Book event

Thu 10 March
14:00 - 17:00
How To Grow Your Business In Europe
Enterprise Europe Network
Free
Book event

Fri 11 March
10:00 - 13:00
Books Means Business
British Library
Free
Book event

Mon 14 March
10:00 - 13:00
Merchandise for Writers
British Library
Free
Book event

Tue 15 March
13:00 - 17:30
What next for your invention? Plan, prototype or protect?
London IP and Bang Creations
£50
Book event

Wed 16 March
10:00 - 12:00
Research for New Businesses
British Library
Free
Book event

Wed 16 March
10:00 - 17:00
Inventions Advice Clinics
ideas21
£15
Book event

Wed 16 March
14:00 - 17:00
Getting it Made : Discover how to source and manage your production effectively.
Fashion Angels
Business Club Members £48+booking fee
Book event

Thu 17 March
10:00 - 13:00
Companies House: How to register as a limited company
British Library
Free
Book event
Other dates

Thu 17 March
16:00 - 19:30
Networking for Success
Rasheed Ogunlaru : British Library
£25
Book event

Sat 19 March
10:00 - 15:00
Startup Saturday
Enterprise Nation
£30
Book event

Tue 22 March
10:00 - 13:00
Get cash flow confident – Understand: Manage: Forecast for growth
Johnny Martin
£30
Book event

Tue 22 March
10:00 - 12:00
Introducing patents searching
British Library
Free
Book event

Tue 22 March
10:00 - 17:00
Getting that New Product to Market
Bob Lindsey
£20
Book event

Tue 22 March
14:00 - 18:00
Online marketing masterclass
Grow
£45 (usually £98 - use discount code "onlinemarketing" when booking for your £50 saving).
Book event

Wed 23 March
10:00 - 13:00
Introduction to Social Enterprise
Red Ochre
£50+VAT
Book event

Wed 23 March
14:00 - 16:00
A Beginner's Guide to Business Information
British Library : Business Information
£10
Book event

Wed 23 March
18:00 - 21:00
Raise Your Profile with PR on a budget and ‘Twitter Power’
Precious Awards and Jessica Huie
£30
Book event

Thu 24 March
10:00 - 13:00
How to generate PR for your business with a limited budget
Jessica Huie PR
£30
Book event

Thu 24 March
14:00 - 18:00
Marketing Masterclass
Grow-Marketing
£98
Book event

Tue 29 March
14:00 - 16:00
Introducing registered designs searching
British Library
Free
Book event

Wed 30 March
14:30 - 16:30
Introduction to Licensing
ideas21
£30
Book event

All events by month: April 2016
Tue 5 April
10:00 - 17:00
Getting that New Product to Market
Bob Lindsey
£20
Book event

Tue 5 April
14:00 - 16:00
Intermediate guide to copyright
British Library
Free
Book event

Wed 6 April
10:00 - 17:00
Business advice clinics
London Business Support Service
£25+booking Fee
Book event

Thu 7 April
10:00 - 13:00
Companies House: How to register as a limited company
British Library
Free
Book event

Tue 12 April
13:00 - 17:30
What next for your invention? Plan, prototype or protect?
London IP and Bang Creations
£50
Book event

Wed 13 April
10:00 - 17:00
Business advice clinics
London Business Support Service
£25+booking Fee
Book event

Wed 13 April
14:00 - 17:00
Crowdfunding for Fashion : Find out what you need to run a successful campaign.
Fashion Angels
£60+booking Fee
Book event

Thu 14 April
10:00 - 13:00
How to generate PR for your business with a limited budget
Jessica Huie PR
£30
Book event

Thu 14 April
14:00 - 18:00
How to find investors for your business
The Funding Game
£40 by entering discount code “library” saving £10 off a standard £50 ticket
Book event

Sat 16 April
10:00 - 15:00
Startup Saturday
Enterprise Nation
£30
Book event

Tue 19 April
10:00 - 13:00
How To Grow Your Business In Europe
Enterprise Europe Network
Free
Book event

Tue 19 April
16:00 - 19:30
Networking for Success
Rasheed Ogunlaru : British Library
£25
Book event

Wed 20 April
10:00 - 17:00
Getting your idea ready for startup funding
Startup Direct
£10
Book event

Wed 20 April
10:00 - 17:00
Inventions Advice Clinics
ideas21
£15
Book event

Thu 21 April
14:00 - 18:00
Marketing Masterclass
Grow-Marketing
£98
Book event

Wed 27 April
10:00 - 13:00
Get cash flow confident – Understand: Manage: Forecast for growth
Johnny Martin
£30
Book event

Wed 27 April
14:30 - 16:30
Introduction to Licensing
ideas21
£30
Book event

Thu 28 April
14:00 - 18:00
Online marketing masterclass
Grow
£45 (usually £98 - use discount code "onlinemarketing" when booking for your £50 saving).
Book event

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