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Overview: We provide information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems. Web Address: www.acas.org.uk Contact Details: 0300 123 11 00, Twitter @AcasEast, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/acasorguk   Find out more

Anglia Ruskin University

Overview: At Anglia Ruskin University we offer a leading range of teaching, knowledge, expertise and facilities to support the growth of your business. Whether you are a start-up or a multinational, we aim to help at least 2,000 organisations to innovate and develop every year. We are keen to work with you to create the best solutions for your...Find out more


Apprenticemakers has been developed to help apprentice employers across the country make connections and ask each other questions about the benefits and challenges associated with recruiting apprentices. The community aims to support a greater take up of Apprenticeships amongst small and medium businesses (SMEs) and has been developed following a...Find out more

Chelmsford College

We are a general Further Education college offering a variety of courses, both vocational and professional courses. We are based across two main campuses – Moulsham Street and Princes Road. Our facilities have been redeveloped in recent years and we now boast a brand new Electrical and Engineering block, a new Art, Design and Media centre,...Find out more

Eastern Enterprise Hub

Overview: The Eastern Enterprise Hub is a regional enterprise agency operating across East Anglia who strive to promote business growth and support people who have a good business idea to develop key skills, commercial expertise and the confidence to make it a success. In partnership with Colchester Borough Council, Shark Infested Custard and...Find out more

Essex Employments Skills & Board

The Essex Employment and Skills Board (ESB) has been set up to bring about change. We have come together as a representative group of large employers, SMEs, Business membership groups, colleges, universities and local government to look at collaborative solutions; we want to build on successful work to deliver a local skills system which we can be...Find out more


KEEP+ is a £9.3m European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) supported programme, supporting Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMEs) to access knowledge and expertise through collaboration with the university sector. The programme provides flexible opportunities for knowledge exchange, enabling businesses primarily in the south and south east to...Find out more

Learn Direct

Overview: As one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, e-assessment and employment services in the UK, we deliver the products, services and dedicated support your company needs to successfully recruit, train and nurture the best staff.Each year around 4,000 businesses equip their staff for success...Find out more


Overview: Nwes is not for profit Enterprise Agency providing free and heavily subsidised business support services to pre-starts and established businesses across Essex. The support delivered includes business advice and workshops covering core business subjects of marketing, finance, HR for start-up businesses and business planning. They manage a...Find out more

South Essex College

South Essex College is a leading regional provider of cost effective training and development solutions for businesses. We currently provide apprenticeships, traineeships and work placement students to hundreds of organisations. We offer a comprehensive end-to-end service to large and small businesses, including making sure businesses’...Find out more

Stansted Airport Employment and SkillsAcademy

Overview: Stansted Employment and Skills Academy, based next-door to the terminal building is managed by Urban Futures. It aims to continue the best practices derived from the London Stansted Employment Partnership (LSEP) but also to provide a service to any individual looking for employment at the airport, regardless of where they live, and a...Find out more

Straight A Training

Straight A Training provides support, funding and expertise to help learners achieve vocational and work-based qualifications and development. Started in 1999 by Jayne Raftery and Mathew Nutt, Straight A has grown robustly and consistently and today has a multi-cultural team of dedicated Tutors helping learners achieve qualifications ranging from...Find out more

University of Essex

Overview: The University of Essex has been breaking boundaries for fifty years, and now our expertise is driving business forward. We work with businesses to provide student and graduate talent, training, facilities and world-leading expertise. From start-ups and SMEs to multinationals, we are helping businesses grow and increase their...Find out more

Writtle College

Overview: Writtle College campus is a unique place. It is set in its own 220 hectare estate with landscaped gardens, working animal units, construction areas, workshops and retail, business and leisure operations. There is a lively community atmosphere on campus, with students from over 50 different countries. The majority of our students spend a...Find out more