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: Preparing for Brexit: Importing and Exporting

Designed to help businesses to ready themselves for the UK leaving the EU.

Workshop FREE

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

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

Social FREE

Inventors’ Club

Join us for our new Inventors’ Club series, designed to help you refine, protect and commercialise that new product idea you’ve been tinkering with.

All business events
Workshop FREE

How do I protect a business idea?

Learn how intellectual property can protect you and help you profit from your business idea.

Workshop

How to write a successful business plan

Taking you through the process of writing a business plan.

Workshop

Online marketing masterclass

Grow's online marketing masterclass covers the 9 fundamental areas of digital marketing that you have to know to be successful on the web.

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.

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