Start and Grow Your Business with the BIPC

The Business and IP Centre at the British Library has an extensive range of useful resources to help business startups and is open seven days a week, including evenings Monday – Thursday.

Resources include databases, publications and industry guides, which provide information such as competitor analysis and intellectual property basics. Startups can also access free and low-cost advice through workshops, webinars and one-to-one sessions.

The Business and IP Centre’s website provides a range of articles on starting your business, protecting your intellectual property and growing your business. It also runs a number of programmes that provide advice and support to startups.

It can also provide advice and guidance about how to grow a business. This includes information on issues such as:

  • Trading internationally.
  • Developing a new product range.
  • Taking on more staff.
  • Increasing profits.

Support includes articles, workshops, events and case studies.

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