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 email or by telephone on +44 (0)20 7412 7901. 

Upcoming workshops & events

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

The weekend way to write a successful business plan

In this workshop you will learn about how to approach the fundamentals by creating the foundation of your business in the form of your business plan.

Workshop FREE

Can I protect a business idea?

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

Workshop FREE

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

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

All business events
Workshop

Raise your profile - Shine your light

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

Workshop

Tips for better smartphone photography for your business

Learn the basics of better photography with a mix of presentation and hands-on workshop.

Webinar FREE

Webinar: Research for new business

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

One to one advice

Business advice clinic

Looking for impartial business advice? Then attend the highly rated LBSS business advice clinic.

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