Business Knowledge Hub

Bexley Libraries support Businesses. Our databases and publications can provide you with essential information on starting, growing, or changing the direction of your business. We support small business owners, entrepreneurs and wannapreneurs like you!

Business Knowledge Hub

We will be adding more information on our business support services so check back soon.



Full-text access to the Mintel UK is available at Central Library, Bexleyheath and Sidcup Library. This includes reports covering a broad range of consumer and lifestyle markets in the United Kingdom.

The reports can only be accessed from a dedicated PC in the Business Knowledge Hub at the Central and Sidcup Libraries. When using that PC you can access Mintel by clicking Please note that that you cannot download, print or take pictures of the reports.

For more information on accessing Mintel please ask a member of staff.

Kompass EasyBusiness

Easybusiness by Kompass

A key source for manufacturers and suppliers across the world with information on over 50 million companies.

Library members can access Kompass EasyBusiness by booking a public computer at a Bexley Library and following this link.

You can also access Kompass EasyBusiness using your own device.

  1. Sign in your Library account at the top right of the page.
  2. Return here and you will see the link just below.

COBRA - The Complete Business Reference Adviser

COBRA Complete Business Reference Adviser

Find information on how to start and run a business, write a business plan and find grants. Available through a Library PC or your own device at Use your library card number to login.

Access to Research

Access to Research

Access over 30 million academic articles in participating public libraries across the UK. Start now with your own device, view which articles and journals are available at, then book a public Library computer to view the full text


Find advice and information on workplace and business skills. Available from your own device or within Bexley Libraries with your your library card. Visit our CareerActive page to learn more.

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