First Steps to Start-up Success is an online training course, split into two bite-sized sessions. Perfect for those starting up or developing a new business.

This business training workshop – split into two bite-sized sessions – will take you step-by-step through the process of setting up and structuring your business. It’s all about getting started – how to prepare yourself and your finances and exploring your business idea in depth.

What’s covered?


  • Getting yourself ‘business ready’
  • Making your marketing work
  • Business banking
  • Managing your business money
  • Preparing for business planning
  • Your next action steps


Who is it for?


These free workshops are for residents of Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Southend, Tendring, and Uttlesford, for businesses of any size, at any stage, and in any sector. Anyone looking to start-up or develop a new business or idea would benefit from attending, and no prior business knowledge is required.

When is it?


This training course is split into two bite-sized sessions and held over two days. Specific dates and times can be found below.


Monday 4 April 2pm-5pm, continuing on Tuesday 5 April 9.30am-12.30pm
Monday 4 July 6pm-9pm, continuing on Thursday 7 July 6pm-9pm
Tuesday 20 September 10am-1pm, continuing on Thursday 22 September 10am-1pm

We’ve helped thousands of new businesses get started and develop. Will you be our next success story? If you would like any further information or have any questions, please contact us on 01206 548833 or email

Maxwell Enki

Welcome to Maxwell Enki. My name is Liz Connelly and I have been coaching and training for over 20 years. I have a passion for developing people, coaching in all its forms and empowering others to achieve outstanding results.

From executive coaching to personal development, I am here to help you grow and achieve your goals. Each business, whether big or small, can grow their business by investing in staff development.

We're here to help and provide your business
with the space it needs to work, learn & grow.