Author Archives: Colbea

Ardleigh Artist Wins Two Months Trading in Colchester’s Biggest Department Store

  – A Further Four Local Entrepreneurs Win One-Week Trading Opportunity – More than 100 members of the local business community gathered at Wivenhoe House, Colchester to see Samantha Luxford announced as the winner of Colbea’s ‘In the Market for Success’ competition. The money-can’t-buy prize will enable the Ardleigh-based artist to take her nautical art […]

IM4S Training for Female Entrepreneurs Returns to Colchester

Would you like to work for yourself but don’t have the first idea of how to run a business? Maybe you have an unfulfilled ambition to open a dance school and need to know what steps to take. Or it could be a bookshop, plumbing service or cabinet makers. If you have the skills and […]

The Write Impression (TWI) – The Newest Sponsor of Colbea

*Kate Everett of TWI, delivering training for Colbea’s In the Market for Success programme, Picture: Paul Johnson The Write Impression (TWI) has been announced as the latest business to sponsor the Colchester Business Enterprise Agency. TWI, which has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, has kicked off the new year by announcing it will sponsor the […]

Colbea Wins National Enterprise Network 2018 Award!

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has been announced as the winner of the Enterprise Engagement Award at the National Enterprise Network (NEN) Annual Conference.  The 2018 NEN Awards, held at Barclays head office in London’s Canary Wharf building, were established in 2007 to recognise excellence in the delivery of enterprise support.   Colbea took home the […]

Colbea Shortlisted for 2018 National Enterprise Network Awards

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has been shortlisted in the National Enterprise Network 2018 Awards for Enterprise Engagement. Colbea has been shortlisted in the ‘Enterprise Engagement’ category for it’s In the Market for Success (IM4S) initiative. IM4S has supported over 100 female entrepreneurs since its launch in 2017. Established in 2007, the annual NEN Awards […]

IM4S Candidate Samantha Luxford (NaviStitch) Wins Trading Opportunity in Colchester’s Biggest Department Store

– A Further Four Local Entrepreneurs Win One-Week Trading Opportunity – More than 100 members of the local business community gathered at Wivenhoe House, Colchester to see Samantha Luxford announced as the winner of Colbea’s ‘In the Market for Success’ competition. The money-can’t-buy prize will enable the Ardleigh-based artist to take her nautical art start-up […]

Available Office Space in the Colchester Business Centres in November

– Offices available for rent in the Colchester Business Centres from November 2018 – Colchester Central Colchester Business Centre  1 George Williams Way, Colchester, CO1 2JS Office no.19) 253 square foot office, suitable for up to 3 people, available for rent in the Colchester Central Business Centre. Available for less than £111 a week, which […]

Ellisons Solicitors to Offer Legal Advice to Colbea Clients

Colbea sponsor Ellisons Solicitors are offering free advice to clients of Colbea at a law surgery this November. Ellisons Solicitors, which has long been established as one of the East of England’s leading law firms, will deliver their first Sponsor Surgery at the Central Colchester Business Centre on Thursday 29th November 2018, providing expert advice […]

Available Office Space in October in the Colchester Business Centres

– Offices available for rent in the Colchester Business Centres from October 2018 – AVAILABLE in OCTOBER 2018 Office no.19 at Colbea CENTRAL) 253 square foot office, suitable for up to 3 people, available for rent in the Colchester Central Business Centre. Available for less than £111 a week, which works out at less than […]