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City Business Library

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Guildhall, Aldermanbury, City of London, London, Greater London EC2V 7HH United Kingdom
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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.

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March 2018

Growing teams and scaling up

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come along to this seminar to learn how small business owners can grow teams and scale up their business. Favourite

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How to use SEO tools to optimise your website

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This session will guide you through how Yoast, a free SEO plugin for WordPress, can be used to speed up the basic on-page SEO process. Favourite

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April 2018

B2B Database Training

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

At this practical workshop, attendee will learn how to use the library’s specialist resources to find potential customers and suppliers. Attendees will learn how to create B2B contact lists and get more information about competitors. Favourite

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Perfecting your business branding

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Come along to this event to learn how to perfect your brand and the positive impact this will have on your business. Favourite

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The Secrets to the Perfect Elevator Pitch

April 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the three secrets to the perfect elevator pitch so that people want to work with you or refer people to you. Favourite

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A Beginner’s Guide to Intellectual Property

April 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This session will introduce the various areas of intellectual property and help you understand which may apply to you and your business. It will cover: Patents Trade marks Registered designs Copyright Favourite

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How to Connect with Bloggers

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Through this workshop you will learn how to connect with bloggers to achieve the greatest impact for your business, which includes improved sales, as well as increasing your business profile. Favourite

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Public Funding for Business Innovation

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this talk David Farbey, a Senior Technical Consultant for tax and grant specialists Myriad Associates looks at some government funded sources of grant finance for business projects and at various HMRC initiatives that can reduce a company’s Corporation Tax bill. Favourite

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Marketing and social media for your small business

April 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Come along to this workshop to learn how to use social media for your small business. It will help you to identify the best social media channels for your business, as well as top tips for how to use them most effectively. Favourite

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Creating work-life balance while running a small business

April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this workshop a productivity coach will share with you practical tips on what you can do to achieve more balance in your life by focusing on what’s important to you and freeing up time and energy for what truly matters to you. Favourite

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May 2018

One-to-one business start-up advice session

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - July 4 @ 4:00 pm

Come along for a one-to-one meeting with an experienced business librarian, and learn what you need to do before starting your own business. At the meeting you will consider the practical aspects of starting up including legal issues, raising finance, intellectual property and more. Favourite

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