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

Workshop FREE

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

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

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

Breakthrough Business Model Canvas

Gain a breakthrough and take your business / social enterprise to the next level

One to one advice

Getting that new product to market

One-to-one advice meetings to help you take the next big step and secure your place on the high street.

All business events
Panel Discussion FREE

Start-up Stars: How I started selling my products online

Find out how our panel of entrepreneurs identified and exploited the right online sales channels for their business

Workshop FREE

Get Started

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

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introduction to social media for small business

Covering blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and more, this webinar will teach you the basics about the different types of social media and how to use them effectively for your 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