Tag Archives: Start up Advice

Lyndee starts with ‘Small Steps’ to found an award-winning business

Osteopath Lyndee Oscar started her business journey as one of the first delegates on Colbea’s ‘Small Steps, Big Changes’ programme. Before founding her own business, Lyndee had a 23-year career as a registered osteopath, working in the private sector and as an orthopaedic and surgical occupational therapist within the NHS. Working with the Small Steps, […]

Essex University Deputy Director of Enterprise Robert Singh Joins Colbea Board

A well-known member of region’s business community has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea). Dr Robert Singh is deputy director of enterprise at The University of Essex, responsible for the knowledge exchange team. Robert also holds the role of director of Essex Chambers of Commerce, as well […]

The Lampshade Company – a Colbea Success Story

A Lightbulb Moment for Lampshades Started from a back bedroom in 2011, The Lampshade Company is now a multi-award winning business and has even been featured on national TV. As with many successful businesses, the story of this local success begins with encountering a problem and finding an entrepreneurial solution, as Angela Berry, Founder of […]