British Library events help Firms Skills

British Library

The British Library has launched a series of free workshops to help businesses–owners and aspiring entrepreneurs improve their skills.

British Library

Forthcoming workshops include ‘Web 2.0 Made Easy’, which will look at how online social networking can raise the profile of a business, and ‘Understanding Intellectual Property’, which will cover issues such as copyright, design and patents. British Library spokeswoman Suvi Kankainen said:

“The core purpose of the British Library’s Business &IP Centre is to support SMEs and entrepreneurs from the initial spark of inspiration through to successfully launching and developing a business,”

“As well as extensive resources and expertise, we offer a comprehensive programme of free events to help businesses grow and remain competitive,” she added.

The events will be held at the Library’s Business and IP Centre in central London.

Free workshops planned for October include:

  • Inventions advice clinic (21 October)
  • How to make sure your idea or invention sells (21 October)
  • Introducing Patents Searching (22 October)
  • A beginner’s guide to Intellectual property (23 October)
  • Knowing your market (28 October)
  • Web 2.0 made easy (28 October)
  • Introducing Trade Marks (29 October)

All workshops must be booked in advance. For more information about upcoming workshops visit


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