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


How to build your brand on a budget

Learn how to brand your business without breaking the bank!

Workshop FREE

How to protect your IP abroad

Aimed at exporters this workshop gives an overview of intellectual property both at home and abroad


How to make the supermarket buyers call you

This three hour workshop is aimed at small and medium food and drink companies who want to grow their business


How do I search Trade Marks?

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

All business events

How to attract the right investors

You have decided to start or grow your business - and now you need investment. But where do you start?

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introduction to registered designs

The webinar will explain the basics behind registered design protection and registration, and how to use internet databases and resources to search for designs.

Workshop FREE

GDPR for entrepreneurs and Start-Ups

Get to grips with the new data protection law will change how you can contact customers with e-marketing


Pitching with confidence

Pitching allows you to stand out from the crowd and get the right people excited about your business.


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