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 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.

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Research for new business

How to find the information you need to start and grow your business.

Workshop

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?

Workshop

Getting started with blogging

Does blogging still work? Can you monetise it? How do you pick a suitable topic? How often should you post? All these questions and much more will be covered in this workshop for those considering whether they should invest time in a blog.

All business events
Workshop FREE

What next for my business idea?

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Find out how the Start-ups in London Libraries programme can help you achieve business success.

Workshop FREE

Get ready for business

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Find out how to set up your business and avoid common start-up pitfalls in seven easy steps

Workshop

How does copyright affect my business?

An essential guide to understanding how copyright can help your business succeed

Workshop

How to maximize Instagram for your business

Learn how to craft compelling Instagram content that helps your business get noticed

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