Driving an ideas economy
How can we help?
From better financial management to harnessing the power of data to make smarter decisions, our wealth of knowledge
and expertise is giving businesses the competitive edge. Find out how we can help yours - download our brochure (.pdf)
We've been breaking boundaries for fifty years, and now our expertise is driving business forward.
Join our business community. It's the place to interact, collaborate and prosper. Locate your SME here and have all
our services on your doorstep. You can tap into our expert consultancy, explore our business
incubation facilities, develop your employees, hire our high-calibre graduates and hold outstanding
What we offer
- Suites and units for SMEs at our vibrant Parkside Office Village
- Expert consultancy across sectors from logistics to accountancy
- Employee training courses and continuing professional development
- Graduate placements and internships to add skills to your business
- Excellent on-campus corporate entertainment and meeting facilities
Get extra help
Is your business buzzing with ideas but in need of more time, talent and skills? Gain fresh thinking, helpful resource and
new expertise by hiring one of our talented students on a work placement for a
short-term project or a year.
Conference and event spaces for up to 1,000 people. A luxury four-star hotel for corporate entertaining and meetings.
A design and print agency. Childcare. Leisure, retail and banking. We offer a full range of
Bright spaces for SMEs
Our Knowledge Gateway is a growing hotspot for small and medium-sized enterprises. Suites and units from 1,195 to 4,685 square feet are
available in Parkside Office Village at our Colchester Campus which offers excellent facilities.