Business & IP Centre Devon


The Business & IP Centre at Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries host a range of events and workshops to suit start-ups, entrepreneurs or businesses looking to learn new skills or research their industry.

Webinars run weekly on a variety of subjects and are a great way to get an overview of a new topic, or a refresher which can help you to look at your business plan in a new light. Whether you’re just starting out or an established business looking to grow, our webinars are useful, inspiring and informative.

One-to-ones are useful for enquiring about how you can access business information and support, to discuss a problem or question you have in a specific area of your business, or to find out more about Intellectual Property. Find out more information on our 1-to-1s page.

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Women in Business 2024 – Week 4: Business Fundamentals

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A Workshop on the Basics of business planning and strategy – Understanding finances for small businesses – Legal considerations

Join us for an enriching workshop tailored exclusively for women eager to delve into the fundamentals of business success. Whether you’re launching a startup, managing a small business, or dreaming of entrepreneurship, this comprehensive workshop is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the business world.

Discover the Building Blocks: From laying the groundwork with basics of business planning and strategy to financial literacy and budgeting, our expert-led session will demystify the complexities of business management. Gain practical insights into crafting effective business plans, identifying market opportunities, and implementing strategic initiatives to fuel growth.

Clare Palmer of Clarity Coaching will support you in gaining confidence to navigate legal landscapes.

Navigating legal considerations and regulatory compliance can be daunting. That’s why our workshop offers invaluable guidance on understanding legal frameworks and safeguarding your business interests. Empower yourself with the knowledge to protect your business and make informed decisions.

You’ll also start to explore financial empowerment and discovering budgeting techniques and financial management principles which you can implement in your business.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with like-minded women, gain invaluable insights from Clare, who built her business from the ground up, and take your business to new heights. Join us and embark on a journey towards entrepreneurial success!

This lively and engaging 90 minute workshop will speak to the you in a friendly, accessible, no ‘fluff’ way. Clare will provide visuals/slides to make the content engaging and accessible for multiple-learner types and those with specific learning needs.

The Brunel Room (1st floor of Work:Space, within the library) is accessible for wheelchairs and there are also disabled bathroom facilities.

There is paid for car parking within a 1 minute walk and the train station is approximately 10 minutes walk away.

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June 28
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Newton Abbot Library
Passmore Edwards Centre Market Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ GB
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