Our Partners

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency Partners

We are  proud to be working with some amazing businesses such as Ignite Business Enterprise, Enterprise Agency Nwes, Basildon & District Local Enterprise Agency and Best Business Growth Hub. All together we support people who have a good business idea to develop key business skills and commercial expertise. And it would not be possible without our Partners!

BEST Growth Hub

For Business Solutions - Essex, Southend, Thurrock

The BEST Growth Hub aims to help your business to identify and realise its potential with free business support for growth. It provides a focal point for businesses that are looking to increase their competitiveness and grow, it offers a great choice of advice, training, networking and more, all tailored to your needs.

If you’re a business in Essex, Southend or Thurrock with an aspiration to grow and be more profitable – then we want to hear from you!

Have a great idea you want to develop? 
Thinking of starting up your own business?

Brilliant! You have a new business idea and want to progress this further but aren’t sure what steps should be taken. We can point you in the right direction of where to get help with essential research and turn your idea into a business.

Register today or contact us to access specialist advice, events, training and more – all designed to help you give your new business the best start.

To find out more please click here.

Enterprise Agency NWES

Business Advice and Training - East of England

Enterprise agency Nwes specialises in helping people turn their business idea into a reality by offering impartial, professional advice, access to personal skills and business training courses.

Established in 1982, Nwes is the UK’s largest not-for-profit Enterprise Agency. We work in partnership to provide total business support, boost self-employment and encourage entrepreneurial skills throughout the East of England.

Nwes offers one-to-one business advice, a range of business and personal skills training courses, access to finance and serviced business premises, for those wishing to start or grow a business.

To find out more please click here.


The Basildon & District Local Enterprise Agency

An independent and confidential advice service for new, start-up and existing business

Here at the Basildon & District Local Enterprise Agency, we strive to give new and existing businesses a confidential, friendly and professional advice service. We aim to safeguard and create new jobs in the Basildon and wider areas.

Advice is available on all aspects of business and self-employment, so whatever advice you require for your business, Basildon & District Local Enterprise Agency will be able to help.

So don’t hesitate, arrange an interview with us today! To find out more please click here.

Colchester Ambassadors

The Colchester Ambassadors are business leaders who believe passionately about the opportunities that Colchester presents to inward investors and relocating businesses as well as to existing organisations within the town.
With one of the fastest growing populations and economies in the UK, Colchester has a highly educated and skilled workforce and a pro-active, forward-thinking outlook.
The Colchester Ambassadors have identified four key opportunities that together make the town an unbeatable proposition: Creating capital in Colchester; A world-class knowledge borough; Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit; No better place to live and work.

Click here to find out more

Essex Chambers of Commerce

Business support group - Essex

The home of business right across the county helping businesses from SME’s through to national and international companies to succeed.

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