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North Essex Economic Board

Maldon District Council is a member of the North Essex Economic Board, a partnership of local authorities in the area working together to drive economic growth. The partners are: Braintree, Maldon, Tendring and Uttlesford district councils, Colchester Borough Council, Chelmsford City Council and Essex County Council.


Each has committed funding specifically to support the recovery from Covid-19, and projects include an e-commerce platform for local retailers, programmes to boost apprenticeships, and job fairs.


A series of fully-funded business support packages has now gone live, offering training and advice on a range of topics from building your start-up and finance to digital skills and import/export support. The help through-out the year and further information on all the courses is available on our provider’s websites;


Import/Export training

First Steps to Success

Introduction to Finance

Digital Skills and Cyber Training

Low Carbon Business Support

Business Navigation Support

Finance and Debt Management


Longer-term the North Essex Economic Board is committed to promoting wider economic growth and investment across the district.


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