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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 […]

Don’t be Afraid to Fail – Just Ask Steve Jobs

Many of the world’s most famous people started as entrepreneurs. For example, Steve Jobs went from running a small start-up company, and more famously getting sacked, to forming one of the world’s most successful tech companies – Apple. At the time of Jobs’ death, his net worth was over $8.3 billion. Along with Microsoft co-founder […]

Birkett Long’s Sian Taylor Joins Colbea Board of Directors

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency has announced the appointment of Sian Taylor of Birkett Long to its Board of Directors. Sian, who specialises in commercial property law and represents the commercial real estate team for Birkett Long’s Health & Social Care team, will not only represent Birkett Long but also add further expertise to 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 […]

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 […]

How to Create Effective Marketing Materials for your Business

What do your Marketing Materials say about you?   After our One-Day Masterclass you will be confident using Adobe Suite to: Layout a Brochure, Flyer, Web Banner or Advert in Various Sizes & Page Lengths Create Graphic Shapes to Bring your Design to Life Prepare Images for Web & Print AND Fix Problems with Images, […]

What do your marketing materials say about you?

Professional Design Studio Red Rocket Studio will be running a Marketing Materials Masterclass at the Colchester Business Centre in collaboration with Colbea. 9.30AM to 4.30PM Friday 2nd November 2018 Colbea Central Colchester Business Centre   Are your Marketing Materials sending the right message about your business? To highlight the importance of a professional brand image across […]

Jamesons to Offer Accounting Advice to Colbea Clients

Essex chartered accountants Jamesons are offering free accounting advice to clients of Colbea at an accounting surgery this September. Jamesons, one of the region’s leading independent accountancy firms, will deliver their second Colbea Accounting Surgery at the North Colchester Business Centre on Thursday 20th September 2018. Jamesons became a sponsor of Colbea’s work in developing […]