Business & IP Centre Cambridgeshire

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We are very sorry to announce that all Business and IP Centre events have been cancelled from today, 17 March 2020. Visit the library news page for more information.

We know that small business owners and entrepreneurs are facing an incredibly worrying and uncertain period and, at the BIPC, we want to use our online resources to offer as much support and information as we can in these difficult times.

Some of the British Library B & IP Centre workshops will be running ‘ as webinars and you can watch previous events on our YouTube channel. There are also articles, blogs and Industry Guides on our website.

The Business & IP Centre Cambridgeshire and the Peterborough Business IP Centre supports entrepreneurs, inventors and small businesses from that first spark of inspiration to successfully launching and developing your business. The Business & IP Centre Cambridgeshire is part of the British Library Business & IP Centre national network.

Our team will help you take the right steps to start up, protect and grow your business. 

Develop your ideas with our market research and company databases, learn new skills at a workshop or have a confidential one to one. Book one of our free or low cost events at the Business IP Centre. If you can’t visit us, you can still take advantage of the British Library’s expertise by registering for regular webinars, from wherever you are in the world.

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bl democratising entrepreneurship report july 2019
'Democratising Entrepreneurship'
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Speak to our advisors for help and information on taking the first steps to self-employment, and take advantage of free full access to the library service's computer and internet facilities. Please book an appointment by contacting the Business & IP Centre Cambridgeshire.

Take a look at the latest Business & IP Centre Network report, 'Democratising Entrepreneurship', to see more of the real-life impact the Business and IP Centre has had on businesses operating today.

We host regular events to help you set up and run your business We provide free access to reputable business information resources  Organisations to help you start, manage and grow your business
We have many rooms available for hire. If you are looking to hold an event or activity, appointment with a client, private study session, exhibition or workshop, why not book a room with us? Enrol on new CISCO NetAcad free online courses. Cambridgeshire Libraries, in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy, provide self-paced introductory IT courses. 

Search our catalogue to find books and eBooks to help you set up and run your business.

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