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Are you thinking of becoming self-employed, starting a new business or wanting to expand your business? City Business Library hosts a range of seminars aimed at helping new/existing businesses including, online marketing, networking, social media, presentations and more. All of our seminars are run by independent consultants, staff or business support organisations.

Our experienced business librarians also run 'business to business database' workshops, to help you get to grips with our specialist electronic resources. In these one hour sessions, you will be shown how to create contact lists and research potential customers, suppliers and competitors.

All events are held at the City Business Library and are booked via Eventbrite.​​​

Are you a speaker?
If you are interested in becoming one of our speakers contact Alex Leader at

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  1. Text saying CBL. 121 Business Start-up Advice
    This 121 session is suitable for anyone who wants to start a business and needs advice and guidance on what they will need to do.
  2. Colin Rutt photo 2018/02/23 - 121 CV Clinic
    If you would like to brush up your CV book a one-to-one appointment with Colin.
  3. Yejide Adeoye photo 2018/03/20 - Introduction to GDPR and doing business online securely
    Find out more about GDPR and how it will affect you and your business. This seminar and networking event will provide details of the key areas small businesses need to think about when obtaining, accessing and storing data and how to remain secure online.
  4. City Business Library 2018/03/20: Introduction to business start up
    This session is for anyone thinking of starting a business, and looks at the first steps you have to take to get up and running and researching the market for your business idea. Run by our business librarians/business advisors you will come away with plenty of material to help you plan a successful business.
  5. Suzanne Stephenson photo 2018/03/21: How to create effective video content to market your business
    Come and learn about the 5 step process for consistently creating effective video content for your brand to entice customers.
  6. Mira Rutter 2018/03/25 - Creating work-life balance while running a small business
    Learn how to set your goals and balance your life to have time for yourself.
  7. Veronica Broomes photo 2018/03/28 - Growing teams and scaling up.
    Veronica Broomes will be show how small business owners can grow teams and scale up their businesses through coaching and mentoringstaff.
  8. Mike Loomey photo 2018/03/29 - How to use the FREE yoast SEO plugin and other SEO tools to optimise your WordPress site or blog
    In this session, SEO guru Mike Loomey guides you in layman's terms through Yoast, the most popular free SEO plugin for WordPress websites.
  9. City Business Library 2018/04/03 - B2B Database Training
    Join one of our librarians for this workshop focused on researching company information and creating contact lists.
  10. Plustwo logo 2018/04/04 - Perfecting your Business Branding
    Branding is crutial to the way you identify your business and how your customers recognise, relate to and experience your business. Come join Plus Two at the City Business Library to learn how you can perfect your brand.
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