• Welcome to the Tendring 4 Growth website

    Funded by Tendring District Council and provided by Colbea, this Business Service is available to the new and growing business community in the District. It consists of a specialist one-to-one advisory service with fully qualified advisors helping with all aspects of running a business. Advisors can also signpost you to our various development programmes, helping you to grow yourself, your staff, and your business. 

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​Starting a Business?

We offer a fully funded advice service to new and existing businesses in the Tendring District. Colbea employ several fully qualified advisors and, after a brief discussion with our frontline staff, they will arrange an appointment for you with an advisor that best meets your needs. Get in touch today to find out more and book an advice session.

Book your advice session

Looking to Learn?

We offer a range of business training courses, seminars, and workshops to all businesses in Tendring, aimed at helping to develop you, your staff, and your business. Our advisors will discuss your needs with you and offer advice as to the most appropriate courses in which you should take part.  
Forthcoming training courses
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In preparation for your business advice appointment, we have a collection of our most popular, easily downloadable leaflets on a variety of subjects to help start or boost your business. Your business advisor will also provide and signpost you to additional information should you need further guidance.

Download Information

Useful Links

Here we suggest some links to useful websites for Government sources of information, other partner websites or forms of information that our previous clients have found useful. After viewing them you should contact us to arrange a session with one of our advisors for detailed advice on your particular circumstances.

Links to sources of advice
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