Business support - advice

​We offer a wide variety of advice, one-to-one sessions and drop-ins for anyone who is considering self employment, starting a new business or requires advice on intellectual property.

One-to-one advice sessions

Business basics: one-to-one advice

Bookable business basics advice sessions are available at Northampton Central Library, Wellingborough Library and Kettering Library.

Speak to advisors for help and information on taking the first steps to self-employment, including information about library databases that can assist with market research.

To book an appointment please contact the Business & IP Centre Northamptonshire:

Email: bipc@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 361447

Intellectual property: one-to-one advice

Bookable Intellectual Property advice sessions are available at Northampton Central Library, Wellingborough Library and Kettering Library.

Speak to advisors for help and information on your Intellectual Property questions.

To book an appointment please contact the Business & IP Centre Northamptonshire:

Email: bipc@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 361447

How to make your business stand out in a crowded market place: one-to-one branding advice

Book a free one-to-one session for advice on how to attract the right clients or customers to your business through your branding and design.

Sessions available at Northampton Central Library with Marie Louise O'Neill, owner of Lovely Evolution:

  • for small businesses and business start-ups
  • for established businesses who have been trading for two years or more, covering the evolution of your brand communications as your business grows and develops

Sessions available for business start-ups at Kettering Library and Wellingborough Library with Trudie Avery, owner of Avery Creative.

For further information and to book an appointment please contact the Business & IP Centre Northamptonshire:​

Email: bipc@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 361447