Colbea – The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting business. 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.

Free One-to-One Business Advice

From experienced & accredited Colbea Business Advisors

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Business Training

Colbea provides a variety of training courses & workshops designed specifically to help you through the different stages of your business journey

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Colchester Office Space

Full-serviced Office Space for rent in two ideal Colchester locations – “The perfect environment to start a new business.”

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Virtual Office Solutions – Flexible options to help you find the level support you need; at a price you can afford. Find out more



Colbea’s Business Improvement Group is a monthly meeting that sits between 1:1 mentoring and 1:many business improvement workshops. Hone essential business skills while you network.

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Meeting & Training Room Hire

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

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Taking that first step can be daunting! Click here to read about some of Colbea’s success stories, and how we helped them in starting a business.

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Call Colbea now on 01206 548 833 to find out about business advice, training, serviced offices and rooms for hire in Colchester and Tendring Essex area.

Our business advice / training services are either free of charge or heavily subsidised. This is made possible through the generous support of Colchester Borough Council and by sponsorship from other businesses in Colchester. Click here to find out more about our sponsors.