Business & IP Centre Nottingham

Do you have a business idea or already run a small business?

We’re here to help with specialist information and a range of workshops and events to inspire and inform you.

Start Up Day – Thursday 20 September

We’re excited to be launching our Business & IP Centre on Start Up Day 2018 – join us at Central Library for a packed programme of workshops, networking and inspiration for your business idea.

Download the programme.

Find out more and book your place


COBRA (or Complete Business Resource Advisor) is an online resource packed with information about setting up in business. It includes:

  • Factsheets on a wide range of business ideas
  • Information about legal considerations and insurance
  • Signposting to regulatory bodies and sources of business support
  • Information about trade events and key organisations in each sector
  • News and trend reports for different sectors
  • Local area profiles

Access it in the library or at home. (City library card needed for remote access.)

Useful links

Links to trusted local and national organisations who can help you to start and grow your business are on Information4Living.

Keeping in touch

The Business & IP Centre is a partnership between Nottingham City Libraries and the British Library, supported by D2N2 Growth Hub.


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