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Business coaching

EnterpriseCentral is led by experienced and trained business coaches and advisers. Come and see us to bounce your ideas around and to get advice and encouragement on how to turn your idea into a reality. Whether you want to launch a business empire or just earn some extra cash while you're a student, we are here to help.

Quick query

Your first appointment with us will be a 20 minute slot. Tell us about your idea or business and we will help you identify a plan of action and navigate the information, support and resources in EnterpriseCentral and beyond.

Expert advice from successful entrepreneurs

Matt Legon, Company Director, Gnaw ChocolateMatt Legon

Matt Legon, founder and Company Director GNAW Chocolate, will be running bookable 1-1 sessions on the first Wednesday of every month, starting 3 October 2018. Matt is an expert in developing products for a retail market, and in scaling ventures. This is an excellent opportunity for those developing non-tech businesses to get expert insight from a proven and highly successful local entrepreneur.

Book an appointment now by emailing or call 01603 592142.

Mary Schofield

Mary Schofield, Lovewell Blake

Mary Schofield specialises in R&D insight and tax advice for startups. Is your business innovative? Are you trying to develop a new process or product which is better than its predecessor? Where a project qualifies a repayable tax credit can be claimed for future development costs, helping with your R&D costs in those crucial early years.

Speak to Mary, Partner at Lovewell Blake, for expert advise and specialist insight today.


Book an appointment now by emailing or call 01603 592142.

Ongoing business coaching

For those students who are serious about developing their idea, we can offer one-off or ongoing 45 minute coaching sessions. These sessions provide structured support to discuss challenges, set goals and help you stay motivated and move ahead with your plans. All meetings can be conducted in person, on the phone or on Skype. Meetings are confidential, though generally held in our open-plan space. Please let us know if you'd like to meet in a more private space.

Here's how to book an appointment

Drop into EnterpriseCentral in The Enterprise Centre any time between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can arrange to meet with a member of the team by emailing

The student enterprise office guided me from the earliest stages, and provided me with support and confidence ...The project would not have happened without this extensive support. - Simon Lloyd, Aspire Software Ltd