Colbea – The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency

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.

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting business. Colbea delivered 1,557 training and advice sessions in 2015/16, so it’s fair to say that we know what we’re talking about.



From your experienced & accredited Colbea Business Advisors, who are here to help and encourage you as a new entrepreneur – PLUS a free, comprehensive start-up guide, worth £10 (£15 RRP) – BOOK your FREE session now

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

High quality, fully-serviced office space at very competitive prices across two Colchester locations – “The perfect environment to start a new business.” Click here to FIND OUT MORE

What is BIG? Learn from expert speakers and develop essential business skills while you network – Just £12 per month including breakfast! Click here to BOOK

Meeting and Training rooms available at both of our Colchester offices for hire at competitive rates – BOOK here

Thank you to our Colbea Business Ambassadors

 – For helping us to provide training, support and mentoring to thousands of the region’s businesses.


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.


What’s going on at Colbea? Click here and find out in our latest newsletter

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. Please use the links below to explore our current sponsors, directors and team.