Welcome to your subject LibGuide
This LibGuide draws together all the resources you might need for your studies including access to the Library Catalogue plus links to useful eResources for finding articles, statistics, market research and more.
You will also find support for developing your research skills, referencing abilities and useful information about the library's services. Explore the different sections of the guide to find out more...
Don't forget books!
Books on the practicalities of business-start-up are on Floor 0C at 658.11s.
The theory of entrepreneurship is on Floor 1A at 658.412.
You may also want to try this academic journal:
ProQuest Business is the major resource for enterprise and entrepreneurship:
Sample business plans and video clips.
News and articles on competitors
Practical real-world business information from Trade Journals (refine your search on the left)
Dedicated Entrepreneurship section and Help guide.
All the information you need to run or start up a business...
400 guides to different kinds of business
How to write a business plan
Funding opportunities, sources of finance and grant information
Intellectual property rights and patents
Different types of companies and set-up
Employment, health and safety and other legislation
helps you identify a UK company’s main competitors using the Peer Report/Analysis tool.
It can also be used to:
create lists of companies in a particular industry or geographical area
create lists of companies with a certain number of employees or turnover
create lists of company contacts/addresses for mailing purposes
access company structures, shareholder information and financial accounts
WARC can help you explore trends in consumer behaviour and assess advertising and marketing opportunities:
includes a Pitch Support module with a new business guide
TGI has consumer survey data based on an annual survey of 25,000 adults in the UK and can help with market demographics:
An excellent source for researching market share, trends, buyer behaviour and more:
Use to find British advertising rates and circulation data:
Business and self-employed
The government's online resource for you and your business.
British Library Business and IP Centre
British Library help for small and start-up business.
Support to start, grow and accelerate your business from the government.
Start up Britain
A national campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
Doing Business Guides
Links to guides on doing business with a range of different countries
Top Employers Institute
Lists Top Employers worldwide and offers certification
How to start a business in 20 days