Colbea – The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting business. Colbea delivered over 1,000 training and advice sessions in 2014/15, so it’s fair to say that we know what we’re talking about.

From your experienced & accredited Colbea Business Advisors, who are here to help and encourage you as a new entrepreneur – PLUS a free, comprehensive start-up guide, worth £10 (£15 RRP).

Colbea provides a variety of training courses & workshops designed specifically to help you through the different stages of your business journey.

High quality, fully-serviced office space at very competitive prices across two Colchester locations – “The perfect environment to start a new business.”

Training workshops helping you tackle essential business topics, featuring expert guest speakers and a laid-back networking opportunity.

Meeting and Training rooms available at both of our Colchester offices for hire at competitive rates.

Our business advice / training services are either free of charge or heavily subsidised. This is made possible through the generous support of Colchester Borough Council and by sponsorship from other businesses in Colchester. Please use the links below to explore our current sponsors, directors and team.








Latest Updates

- Small Steps Big Changes – 7th March from 10am – 12pm, FREE taster session 15th February 2016

- How to Choose the Right Office Space

- The most inclusive office space in town…or out of town!

- The Lampshade Company – a Colbea Success Story

- Check out our business advisors and coaches explaining key topics for the start-up businesses!

- Available Offices