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The Business Lounge

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Running a business? Have ideas but don’t know what to do?

Develop your business idea and build it into a reality

The Business Lounge, provided by the Haringey Library Service, offers information and inspiration to help you start your business or plan for growth.

The Business Lounge is free to use and suitably located in the heart of Haringey.

We may be able to help to:

  • research your product and its feasibility
  • develop business plans
  • understand key financial and legal issues.

Business Advice and Support

  • It is essential to have a clear understanding of your market and to focus on exactly what is unique about your business
  • A good Business Plan is key when presenting your business to banks and/or potential investors
  • If you are already in business, your plan should change as you face new challenges

Our business adviser draws upon years of direct, frontline experience across a wide range of industry sectors to give you the information you need to research the market and develop your ideas and your Business Plan.

Our Business Advice sessions are provided by the Global Institute for Entrepreneurship.

The Business Lounge itself is equipped with the latest online Business and Market Intelligence, to help you analyse products and competition within UK markets. We also offer a whole range of training seminars to help with your business needs.

Our Business Support Services also includes:

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Free Membership - Join Now

To use the Business Lounge you will need to become a member. Anyone trading in and outside of Haringey is welcome to join.

Registration is in 3 easy steps:

  1. Bring in two original forms of identification: one showing your proof of address (a utility bill or bank statement) and another with proof of signature (eg passport or bank card)
  2. Fill out the Business Lounge Membership form (PDF, 108KB). Also available at Wood Green Central Library
  3. Simply hand in and start using the facility.
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Contact us

For more information:

Email business.lounge@haringey.gov.uk
Tel
020 8489 2780
Fax 020 8489 2555
The Business Lounge
Wood Green Central Library
High Road
N22 6XD

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 12 noon to 4pm

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