Are you 16+ and interested in starting your own business? Visit Build A Business to access free resources, workshops and support!


Build A Business is aimed at small businesses, entrepreneurs and anyone thinking of starting their own business. To access Build a Business, please follow the link: Home – Build a business Greater Manchester (


This service is offered at Central Library which is located  in the City Centre. A small business Enterprise Officer will deliver a wide range of workshops and services including information surgeries, digital support including selling online and 3D printing, business planning and pitching for business!


You can book an appointment to see the local Enterprise Officer, who will provide one to one support and create a business information plan for you, researching your business and market using the industry-standard database and resources available as well as signposting to other specialised help.


This is run along side a Business and Intellectual Property Centre Welcome to the BIPC GM – Business and IP Centre Greater Manchester based at Central Library.