If you are intending to start a business why not book a meeting with one of our experienced Business Librarians to help you get off the starting blocks?
Who is it for?
This session is suitable for anyone who wants to start a business and needs advice and guidance on what they will need to do. It is for pre-start-ups.
What does it cover?
We will help you consider the practical aspects of starting up, including the legal status of your business; raising finance; who you need to tell; intellectual property; and more.
We will advise you on researching your business idea to help you decide if it is viable, and offer advice on writing your business plan. We will also help you understand the City Business Library’s specialist information, including electronic and printed resources and relevant seminars.
How much will it cost me?
This session will cost you £20 per hour
What happens next?
Once you have registered your interest (below) a Business Librarian will be in contact within 2 working days to arrange a mutually convenient time for your appointment.
To help tailor the session better please do have a think about the following:
1) What sort of business are you planning? (eg, photographer; gardener; caterer; accountant, etc.)
2) Where will your business be based? (eg, online, area and/or local authority)
What if I am already an established business...
If you have already set your business up and running but still need specialist business advice, FREE our MiVentures Portal can help you.
MiVentures is our online business advice service offering a live chat service, share and promote your business, access information from national providers and many more.
Confidentiality: your business venture and our discussions will remain confidential within the City Business Library’s business support team.
The City Business Library tries to ensure the accuracy of information provided but neither the City Business Library nor the City of London gives any warranty express or implied nor accepts any liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience suffered by the user arising out of the User's copying use or reliance on any of the information provided. The City Business Library and the City of London act only as facilitator for seminars / events and neither the City Business Library or the City of London accept any responsibility or liability for the content information or advice provided.