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 take advantage 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

Webinar: Introduction to patents searching

This webinar will explain the basics behind patent protection and registration, and how to use internet databases and resources to search for patents.

Workshop

How to write a successful business plan

Taking you through the process of writing a business plan.

Workshop

The weekend way to write a successful business plan

In this workshop you will learn about how to approach the fundamentals by creating the foundation of your business in the form of your business plan.

Workshop

What next for my Business Idea?

How do you work out if your business idea is a good one? This workshop will help you work out how to test your assumptions.

All business events
Workshop

How do I search Trade Marks?

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

Workshop

Build a brand and sell your story

Learn how to brand your business without breaking the bank!

Workshop

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.

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introduction to Lean Start-Up

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

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