A free service to residents and businesses on the Dengie
We are at One Place, 1 High Street,
Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8AG and are able to provide:
One-to-One business advisory service operating by appointment on Tuesdays to
both start-up and growing businesses. This service is designed to offer help
and encouragement to anyone who wants to start a business and will review
your business idea and give you an honest assessment of your likelihood of
success. We will take you through the processes needed to establish a
business and give advice on all aspects of researching, establishing and
running your own business whether you wish to be a sole trader, a
partnership or co-operative, a community interest company or a private
If you are an established business
and need to grow your business or change due to a change in the market, we
will run a business health check with you to identify areas for improvement
or change and provide a list of actions you should take to achieve change.
takes two forms on alternating months.
– which are exploration workshops for new businesses. These are half-day
workshops where a group of individuals who are thinking about starting their
own businesses are provided with an insight into what it is really like to
run your own business and be your own boss!
Into Business - this is our full three day course running over three
successive weeks and focuses on the core skills and knowledge needed to
start your own business. The course guides you through the business planning
process and covers all the key elements you will need to master to run a
successful business. If there is sufficient demand we may run this course as
a six week evening course.
take advantage of these free services ring:
or fill out the
contact sheet at
FREE pdf guides
help you start your journey and get a few ideas about what is involved we
have some leaflets that you may find useful:
All of the leaflets are available free of charge to read online or
download as a pdf file, just click on the leaflet that you wish to see
your own business
steps to start-up success
really do need a Business Plan
sort of Premises?
Guide to Business Continuity