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

How to write a successful business plan

Taking you through the process of writing a business plan.

Workshop

How do I start using social media for business?

Learn how to develop a social media strategy and see a variety of free software tools to help you along the way.

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Introduction to Lean Start-Up

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

Workshop

Get media coverage for your business on a budget

Get your business in the media. Learn the tools to do your own publicity for your small business.

All business events
Workshop

Presenting with confidence masterclass - Level 1

Learn to present with confidence

Workshop

How to sell without being 'salesy'

Learn how to get customers to buy from you without being a typical sales salesperson.

Workshop

How do I search Trade Marks?

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

Workshop FREE

How to protect your IP abroad

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

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