loaning money

Start-up loans for small businesses

As part of the business support service offered by Ongar Business Centre’s operator, Invest ESSEX, start-up loans are being provided for small businesses (start and grow) in Essex through not-for-profit finance provider Let’s Do Business Group (LDBG).

Energy market study to identify new opportunities for North Essex businesses

The North Essex Energy Group (NEEG) have commissioned Nautilus Associates Ltd to deliver a market study to identify new project opportunities for businesses within the energy sector in North Essex.

London Stansted Airport plane flying above terminal

Take part in London Stansted Airport’s Business Travel Survey

London Stansted Airport have created a business travel survey to refresh their corporate travel data in order to accurately assess the demand for travel in the region and understand how best to focus efforts in securing new routes. All data gathered will be treated confidentially.

Ongar Business Centre rebrand at Brentwood Business Showcase

Ongar Business Centre officially announced its re-brand at Brentwood Business Showcase on 1st November 2018. OBC also sponsored and exhibited at the showcase.

Graham Johnson and Dave Watson of the start-up loan provider team

Start-up loan campaign delivered by Invest ESSEX

Invest ESSEX now offers start-up loans to Essex businesses as part of their business support service

Encoded Media

How SMEs based at the Ongar Business Centre can reap benefits

Encoded Media are part of the business community at their Essex base

OBC meeting room

New business support services introduced by Invest ESSEX

Invest ESSEX has recently introduced a business support service specifically tailored to SMEs to offer free impartial advice.


GDPR – the new framework for data protection laws

As of May 25 2018 GDPR will replace the current data protection act changing how data is handled.