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City Business Library

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Guildhall, Aldermanbury, City of London
London, Greater London EC2V 7HH United Kingdom
020 7332 1812 www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/business/economic-research-and-information/city-business-library/Pages/default.aspx

Public car parking spaces are available at London Wall (24 hours), Barbican (8am to midnight) and Aldersgate (24 hours). The nearest public cycle stands are on Adermanbury outside the library. There is a Santander Cycle Hire docking station on Aldermanbury near the corner of Gresham Street.

The nearest stations are Moorgate (not wheelchair accessible), Liverpool Street (wheelchair accessible), Fenchurch Street, Cannon Street, Blackfriars and City Thames Link.

Bus routes include 242, 25, 8 and 501 (to Cheapside), 11,15, 23 and 26 (to Queen Victoria Street), 43, 76, 133, 141, 214, 271 (to Moorgate), 172 (to London Wall).

City Business Library is fully accessible to those with disabilities. There is a hearing induction loop and a computer workstation equipped with Zoomtext screen magnification and Jaws text-to-speech software as well as an electronic magnifier. Facilities for disabled users are located within the Guildhall Complex in the West Wing. Guide dogs are welcome in the library.

The Blue Badge Scheme does not apply in the City, but there is parking in the Square Mile for people with disabilities. Over 200 bays are available for Blue Badge holders and these can be used for four hours on weekdays. There is no time limit at the weekend. Around St Bartholomew’s Hospital, the bays can be used for six hours on weekdays. Blue Badge holders can park for an extra hour at pay and display bays after the expiry of purchased time.

156 Events found

Featured events

October 2019

23 Oct
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Free

London Growth Hub Business Resilience Workshops (City of London)

Build your business resilience Our free workshops are designed to help businesses remain resilient and find new opportunities to sustain and grow, even during times of economic uncertainty. Join us to explore how Brexit, a changing global economy and local consumer insights could result in changes for your business – and how you can get ahead of the competition. Our workshops are best suited for sole traders, small or medium sized businesses looking to provide their clients, investors and employees…

November 2019

05 Nov
10:30 am
- 12:30 pm
£10

Gaining clients through presentations and workshops

Come along to this event to learn how to deliver presentations and workshops with confidence.

08 Nov
9:45 am
- 12:00 pm
£150

Training to help executives boost cash flow and returns

This event is for executives who want to boost cash flow and returns. It will cover: How to use automated predictive analytics to identify the cash needed to support growth in sales Increase the amount of operating cash flow in your business Make small improvements that bring big results The tools and skills business owners need to thrive and continue to make money.

12 Nov
2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm
£10

Business strategy masterclass

Come along to this interactive workshop to learn practical tips to help your business succeed in a competitive marketplace. It will cover: Why business strategy is important How to develop a strategy for your business Proven business frameworks.

14 Nov
10:30 am
- 11:30 am
£10

B2B database training

At this workshop, attendees will learn how to use the City Business Library’s electronic resources to create B2B contact lists and get more background about competitors.

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19 Nov
2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm
£10

Marketing for small and micro business

In this seminar, Cemanthe McKenzie from New Media Angels will cover practical marketing tips that are based on day to day experience, looking at marketing channels and how to use them, and top strategy tips for the most popular social media platforms. This seminar is suitable for small and micro businesses, who are already doing marketing or just getting started.

20 Nov
2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm
£10

Your guide to intellectual property

Come along to this event to learn about the different types of intellectual property, and how they might apply to your business. It will cover: Patents Trade marks Registered designs Copyright

20 Nov
2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm
£10

How to protect your intellectual property

Come along to this event to learn about the different types of intellectual property, and how they might apply to your business. It will cover: Patents Trade marks Registered designs Copyright

26 Nov
2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm
£10.00

Marketing to an international audience

This seminar will explain how to successfully market your products and services to international markets. It will cover: How to understand international customers Product information and marketing How to promote your business overseas Common mistakes to avoid.

December 2019

05 Dec
10:00 am
- 11:30 am
£10

An introduction to business start-up

The first part of this workshop will look at some of the key elements to starting a business, such as legal structure, funding and writing a business plan. The second part will introduce the specialist resources at City Business Library, and how you can use them to help you start your own business.