Business support

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How can we help you?

Build confidence and skills to create a successful business through-

  • one to one sessions
  • workshops
  • events 
  • business resources 

Access Business events and workshops

Find out more about Business resources

Business & IP Centre Hull provides specialist business information and resources for anyone thinking about self-employment, setting up, or growing a business.  Trained staff offer practical support to help you start, protect and grow your business.

Access our Protecting your brand or product page

As a member of PATLIB UK and the national network of Business and IP Centres we have access to a large network of skills and resources.

Find out more about PATLIB UK

Access the national Network of Business and IP centres website

Use our resources, tools, expertise and contacts to guide you through -

Find out more about Protecting your brand or product

Access the service at any Hull library.

With the Community Led Local Development Fund (CLLD) we also offer support for local and community businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs living in four Hull communities; West Hull & Central, East Hull, North Hull & Orchard Park and Bransholme, through provision of :

  • free one to one business information and support
  • workshops to help you decide if self employment is for you, or growing and developing your business
  • access to specialist business resources and statistical information
  • information on funding opportunities and business planning
  • signposting to the relevant agencies for additional support
  • space to work and meet with others
  • networking opportunities at our events

CLLD puts people living in four Hull communities; West Hull & Central, East Hull, North Hull & Orchard Park and Bransholme, at the heart of identifying the needs and challenges it is faced with and considering what projects and activities can help to deal with them.

Find out more about the Community Led Local Development Fund 


Contact us

For more information about the business support we offer.

Business IP Centre Hull 

Central Library

Albion Street



Telephone 01482 223 344




Central Library
Albion Street

Telephone - 01482 210 000

Opening hours
Monday 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 1pm - 7.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 1pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday Closed