The libraries have a wide range of specialist resources to help support local businesses.

Ask about Business

Visit the Ask about Business website for information on everything from business planning, marketing, workshops and help with tax queries.

Information sessions

Regular information sessions for local businesses and employers at Oldham Library.

All sessions are free and refreshments are provided.

Library resources

Online databases at all libraries include:

  • MINT UK - generate company reports, credit checks and mailing lists and access market research reports

Ask library staff for more information on all these resources.

Online resources

You can also access free resources from any computer using just your library card.

COBRA Complete Business Reference Adviser

Over 4000 factsheets, market reports, contacts and business contacts.





Tax Widget

The HM Revenue & Customs Tax Widget is a handy tool that provides advice for small businesses to help the get their tax right.

Tax Help  from  HMRC

Starting in business e-learning course 

E-learning course about starting a business, income tax, national insurance, business records and expenses