Starting a

We offer funded business advice to new and existing businesses.
Get in touch today to find out more and book an appointment.

Need a home for
your business?

Our office spaces and virtual tenancy solutions can help your business develop.
Contact us to find out about our highly flexible options.

On-Demand Meeting
and Training Rooms

If you are looking to arrange a meeting, training course or networking event and
need a room, look no further. Contact us today to find out our availability.

Looking to

Offering a range of business training courses and programmes,
we can help support you or your team to develop. Get in touch today to find out more.

What do you need?

Access the advice, training and support your business needs.

I need business advice

I need business training

I need a business office

Businesses operating from Colbea Centres

Women per year attending Colbea's In The Market for Success Programme

Dedicated sponsors supporting the delivery of our vision

Advice & training sessions delivered each year by our experienced advisors

What we do…

Colbea is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting businesses.


Colbea delivers over 1,000 training and advice sessions every year, so it’s fair to say that we know what we’re talking about.

Business Advice

Book a fully-funded advice session with an experienced and accredited Colbea Business Advisor.

Business Training

We provide a variety of training courses & workshops designed to help you through the stages of your business journey.

Office Space

Our fully serviced office buildings are
“The perfect environment to start
new business.”

Meeting & Training Rooms

Meeting and Training rooms available for hire at competitive rates at both of our Colchester office locations.

Business Networking

Share ideas and promote your business by joining a network of like-minded businesses from the region.

Virtual Tenancy

Flexible virtual tenancy options to help you find the level support you need at a price you can afford.


Find out more about business advice, training, serviced offices and rooms for hire in the Essex area.

Call Colbea now on
01206 548 833

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