Key announcements

Due to planned maintenance some of our online housing services may not be available from 5:00pm until 10:00pm on Tuesday 28 November. We apologise for any inconvenience. To find out more about the section 114 notice, visit our section 114 page

Business services

The Library offers an exceptional free business information, advice and planning service. Our experienced and trained advisors are on hand to support you whether you want to start a business, develop your business ideas or need help with intellectual property issues. To access some services, you must be a library member.

Start a business

If you're a budding entrepreneur, our advisors can help you develop your ideas into a viable business proposition. Resources, templates, workshops and training videos are available for all types of new businesses, with many resources available online.

Grow a business

We can help you to grow and expand an existing business through practical support and advice covering everything from suppliers and funding to export trade and employment schemes.

Run a business

We can help you with everything you need to know to run a successful business including employment law, business paperwork, tax issues and advice on legislation.

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