We provide one hour advice sessions in the Business & IP Centre at the British Library, to talk through your ideas in confidence and help you to identify the information and organisations which will help you develop your business ideas and business plan.
Who is it for?
These clinics are for planning or early-stage businesses only. If you have an idea of what your business or product will be, and wish to find information and advisory services to progress your idea and take it to market.
If you are an established business looking to grow, have a look at our Innovating for Growth programme.
If you can't book a date
You can get help from our business and IP specialists at our enquiry desk in the Centre. We are open Monday to Thursday (9.30am to 8pm), Friday and Saturday (9.30am to 5pm). They can help you to find the information you need for your business idea. You just need a free reader pass.
Workshops to help with particular areas of business
Attend one of our range of workshops and events in the Business & IP Centre for help on specific business areas on everything from marketing to intellectual property.
What other options are there?
There may be alternative services which would more suitable. To talk about the viability of your business plans with an experienced entrepreneur, you can apply for a session with one of our business planning partners.