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Webinar highlights this week:

Monday 30th November, 10:00am, Business Gateway, ‘Introduction to Social Media

Tuesday 1st December, 9:00am, BIPC, ‘Reset, Restart: Your Mindset

Wednesday 2nd December, 9.30am, Business Gateway, ‘LinkedIn for Business

Wednesday 2nd December, 3:00pm, BIPC, ‘Free Funding Clinic

Friday 4th December, 10:00am, Business Gateway, ‘Risk Contingency Planning


Reset. Restart

We know this is a difficult time for small businesses and business owners. That’s why BIPC have developed a dedicated programme to support SMEs across the country, all of which can be accessed remotely, wherever you are.

Open to all business owners, especially those in the first years of trading, the Reset. Restart programme is here to help you transform, future-proof or grow your business through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Join one or more of the series of ten monthly webinars – covering product and service innovation and marketing to finance and new business models - for practical, jargon-free training and advice; network with other entrepreneurs and receive further tailored support from your local team here at BIPC Glasgow.

Book your place: Rest. Restart programme 


Start Up Day 2020

Coming Soon - Watch this space for links to recorded versions of some of the sessions from this year's
Start Up Day
Join BIPC Glasgow for #BIPCStartUpDay for free talks and practical advice sessions designed to get your business idea off to a flying start. This year is fully online so BIPC Glasgow sessions can be seen alongside the central programme from BIPC in London and around the UK network.

Sessions cover: finding a mentor, business trends, resources to support your business start-up or develop your own digital skills, how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign and much more! 


Power Up

As part of our Power Up project we can connect you to free digital technology and skills learning opportunities to help you grow your business.

See also the Government Skills Toolkit.  


Along with our partner organisations we run regular workshops, events, webinars and networking opportunities to support Business Start Ups and SMEs:


Experts in Residence

Free One-to-One advice sessions from experts in their field. Find out more about our Experts in Residence

Intellectual Property Clinics

In partnership with Creation IP Ltd​ Business & IP Centre Glasgow offer a confidential environment for you to discuss your ideas, products, designs and brands with a CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) registered patent attorney.

Book your free 30 minute appointment via Eventbrite.


Business Information Support: One-to-One

Business information one-to-one sessions are aimed at anyone thinking of becoming self-employed, starting a business and established businesses. Our specialist staff will guide you to information sources to help you research your business idea, start your business, research new markets, find new customers and protect your Intellectual Property. Contact us to book an appointment.


Partner Organisations and Business Support

British Library

If you are looking for training opportunities for you and your staff, look no further than the British Library BIPC Webinars. These hour long sessions can be viewed from the comfort of your own home and are delivered by the business experts from the BIPC in London.

Business Gateway

Business Gateway have moved much of their offer online to help businesses through COVID-19. Most of the upcoming topics are directly relevant to the new challenges businesses are facing.

Google Digital Garage

Google Digital Garage To support small business owners and people working remotely, Google Digital Garage has launched as a webinar series. The training is free for everyone to attend and delivered by expert trainers to help and support learning from home, whatever the goal.

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise host expert-delivered webinars all year round and will be hosting more during the COVID-19 period. All free.

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Webinars delivered by the GCC are generally for members only but, in light of the current situation, they are offering many of them free even to non-members. Topics include coronavirus business discussions and chats about working from home.

Entrepreneurial Scotland  

A series of round-tables and panel events which are now entirely online to help you run your business in these challenging times.


Booking your place

Book your free place on our workshops, events or one-to-ones:

via Eventbrite

by 0141 287 2904 

by email 

or call in person at The Mitchell Library


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