Colbea – Colchester Business Enterprise Agency – have been offering advice and training to businesses in Colchester for 37 years and they are now extending these services to other parts of Essex.

Rochford District Council are working in partnership with Colbea to offer this monthly service in Rayleigh starting on Wednesday 27th November. Initially it will be in the form of fully funded, one hour, One to One business advice sessions held at Rayleigh Information Centre, 2 Hockley Road, SS6 8EB, where a fully qualified business adviser will be able to answer your questions on:

  • Business Planning and Finance
  • Sales and Marketing, social media and websites
  • Protection of Intellectual Property
  • The merits of Sole Traders, Partnerships or Limited Companies
  • Community Interest Companies or other forms of not for profit organisations.
  • Keeping Accounting Records
  • Start-up Loans – including mentoring support
  • Other forms of Funding and Grants

Please book your place here