Business Support

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Business Support

Free, tailored support from business growth experts

We can help your business reach its potential in many ways.

We can match your business to the right support programmes and mentoring opportunities, help your business find the right funding opportunities, identify routes to business growth and new markets as well as give you the tools to promote your business.

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Business support themes

 
Business finance

Business finance

Peer to peer support

Peer to peer support

Business planning

Business planning

Business_Continuity

Business continuity

Importing and exporting

Importing and exporting

Marketing strategy

Marketing strategy

How to innovate

How to innovate

Workshops & Events

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FSB Networking

  • Date: Wednesday, 19 June
  • Time: 09:30 to 11:30am
  • Location: Conference space
  • Description: Network, collaborate, promote your services and support each other at this networking event, which is open to members and non-members. As well as smaller breakout sessions, a guest speaker will deliver advice and local business news.
     

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Green Business Expo

  • Date: Thursday, 20 June 2024
  • Time: 9am to 4pm
  • Location: Conference space
  • Description: Discover green solutions which boost business growth and efficiencies, explore ideas on how to become carbon neutral and access funding to implement green initiatives.

     

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Meet the team

Danielle Estlea

Business growth, innovation, and engagement

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Eve Cleghorn

Skills, education, employment and tourism

 

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Louise Flavell

Connectivity and sustainable
transport

 

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Partners

Colbea helps you access the advice, training & support your business needs, including fully-funded business advice and workshops to assist with your business plan, cashflow, marketing and much more. Colbea’s training courses are hands-on, interactive and will help you take proactive steps towards business success.

The North Essex Economic Board (NEEB) is a partnership of local authorities in the area working together as a catalyst to drive forward economic growth. Each has committed funding specifically to support local businesses with advice, guidance and training as well as skills programmes to boost the life chances of local residents and help them into work.

At FSB, our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. As the largest non-for-profit business organisations in the UK, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support, and a powerful voice heard in government and the community.

Fully-funded by Essex County Council and the North Essex Economic Board, Backing Essex Business is here to support SME businesses across the county through the provision of up to 12 hours of free professional advice on whatever issues they may face, be that financial, marketing, recruitment etc, to help businesses protect and grow jobs.