Libraries supporting start ups, entrepreneurs and jobseekers across the north west

Start Up Engines

Start Up Engines is an exciting new project running in libraries
across Greater Manchester as part of the Enterprising Libraries competition.
Have a look at the information under Start Up Engines, and find events near you too!


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Looking for work?
Changing career?

Take a look at our info for Jobseekers and prepare for success! Don't forget libraries can be your office - research industries and companies, read about how to write a winning CV, and use a PC to apply online.

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Growing your business?
Protect your IP!

Talk to Manchester Patlib and make sure you know the true value of your intellectual property assets.



Our service

Ask About Business is a partnership between twelve library authorities across the north west.

Led by Manchester Libraries, Information & Archives service, Ask About Business provides information through libraries to support:

  • Pre-start and new businesses
  • SMEs
  • Jobseekers
  • Consumers
  • Inventors
  • Business students


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