In conjunction with Invest ESSEX, The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) are running a fully funded business start-up package for those looking to run their own business – including those who are retired, recently redundant ex-services or just looking for change.

The six courses will be running weekly from Tuesday 22nd October 2019 to Tuesday 3rd December 2019 from 6pm – 9pm at The Colchester Business Centre in Colchester. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Franceska on 01206 548833 or email franceska@colbea.co.uk

If you are interested in this course, please register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk.  Places are limited so please book your place to avoid disappointment.

About the course

The programme includes:

  • 6 expert training workshops covering key business areas
  • Dedicated support in writing your business plan
  • 12-month virtual tenancy at the Colchester Business Centre (worth over £550)
  • A free test-trade spot on Colchester Market – sell, showcase, survey or sample your business on the buying public
  • Professional business support from experienced advisors & expert speakers
  • Access to other networking and training opportunities

Course dates

22nd October 2019 – Workshop 1: Corporate Structures/Business Planning/Operating a Business

29th October 2019 – Workshop 2: Marketing Strategies

12th November 2019 – Workshop 3: Finance Workshop/Forecasting and Budgeting

19th November 2019 – Workshop 4: Legal Frameworks/Terms and Conditions/Contracts/HR & Staff Issues

23rd November 2019 – Market Day

3rd December 2019 – Workshop 6: Summary/Review and Reflection/Review Business Plans

Location

If you are interested in this course, please register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk. Places are limited so please book your place to avoid disappointment.

To find out more about Colbea, visit their website here: www.colbea.co.uk.

Business Support

Invest ESSEX helps companies to relocate or expand in Essex. Our work is delivered by the Let’s Do Business Group and is jointly funded by Essex County Council (ECC) and the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

For more information on how we can support your business, see here: SME Support page