Case Studies

Blackhorse Workshop CIC

The Blackhorse Workshop is a public space dedicated to making and mending. It is fully equipped with both wood and metal workshops, machinery support is offered from highly skilled technicians. The Blackhorse Workshop offers the opportunity to grow your start-up with community and industry expertise.

East London Radio CIC

The East London Radio was formed in 2012 after the London Olympics. Since 2013, hundreds of volunteers have been trained and been included on the air. The radio station supports community and local councils, and is partnered with other businesses who have similar goals.

Flying Mantra Projects

Flexible Estate and Space Transformation

When our sister company The Hive Enterprise Centre in Southend struggled to sub-let an oversized office, we worked with them to transform a large and somewhat boring four walled box designed for one business needing 20+ workstations into an exciting, safe, secure and intimate suite of single and 2-person offices. In line with our local...

Flexible Space Association

The FSA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the needs of operators, partners and customers of business centres, co-working, serviced offices, managed workspace and accommodation address and virtual officer providers. The FSA promotes the sector to Government, local authorities and the wider business community. The FSA specialises in providing support and guidance to providers of...

IR35 Compliance

IR35 Compliance

IR35 Compliance provides consultancy services on managing your team through the off-payroll legislation: IR35 assessment and bespoke advice/ways of working to maintain an outside IR35 status. Substitution Service to facilitate a service driven model; enabling an outside IR35 status.

IT Recruitment Marketplace

IT Recruitment Marketplace

IT Recruitment Marketplace provide IT Solutions for the recruitment industry: Recruitment Dashboard - efficiently manages your recruitment process; encouraging objective decision making and driving down costs. Tech Assist - provides objective technical evaluations of your candidates so that you can concentrate on finding the best fit.

London East Jazz Network

Cultural placemaking through creativity, the arts and entrepreneurship: An innovative and successful creative, cultural and economic development programme, we wanted to showcase the underpinning innovation, inventiveness, interpretation, inclusiveness and diversity that jazz culture has always and continues to represent. We successfully conceived, designed and produced JazzEast, our inaugural community focussed live music festival, in the...

Vintec Immersive Experiences

Making Money Using Immersive Tech (AR, VR, AI) Workshop – 18 February 2020

VINTEC use technologies including Augmented and Virtual Reality to deliver next generation experiential marketing, immersive training and design visualisation. This paced, fun and engaging workshop includes a light lunch and hands on demonstrations of technologies including Virtual Reality, Holograms, Augmented Reality and interactive displays. Understand how leading brands and local businesses are profiting as they reach wider audiences using Experiential...

Mark Cass Consulting

Mark Kass Consulting

Project QUAD: Multi Borough business scale-up programme Often a challenge to get London and County local authorities to work together on economic growth programmes, we proudly worked with the London Borough’s of Havering and  Barking & Dagenham and Essex’s Thurrock & Basildon Council’s to design, manage and successfully deliver projectQUAD, a pooled resource pilot multi-Borough...


Mode2 offers user centered web and application development services to public and private sector organisations of all sizes.Specialities include: User Experience / User Interface design methodologies Content Management Systems deployment and customisation Visual design and brand expansion / integration into online space

Networking and Cake – 27 March 2020

Our Networking and Cake events are designed to act as a forum for you to meet new people and build your professional network. You are invited to our free business networking event in Southend-On-Sea.  Networking and Cake has been established since November 2015 and has grown into the largest free regular networking event in Southend-On-Sea!...

Networking and Cake – 28 February 2020

Our Networking and Cake events are designed to act as a forum for you to meet new people and build your professional network. You are invited to our free business networking event in Southend-On-Sea.  Networking and Cake has been established since November 2015 and has grown into the largest free regular networking event in Southend-On-Sea!...

New Trustee of The Jazz Centre UK

Mark Kass has been offered and accepted the role of Trustee at The Jazz Centre UK. The Jazz Centre UK are based in The Beecroft Gallery in Southend-on-Sea. As a Trustee of the board, Mark will work and collaborate with other members to fundraise, maintain and promote the artefact and memorabilia heritage collection. The board...

Perfectly Simple IT Solutions

Perfectly Simple IT Solutions

Perfectly Simple IT Solutions (PSIT) specialise in: Digital Transformation – using technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your business processes. Systems Integration – deriving maximum business value from your existing systems, then increasing business value by improving/replacing those systems; without disrupting your business. Cloud Migrations – providing migration strategies, planning and execution to...

Property Week

Small Flex Space Firms Drive Sector

They sign up fast-growing corporates and exciting tech and creative start-ups, the sector appears to be maturing nicely – and hopefully without the cultish hype seen in recent years. But I would like to remind the property world of us ‘Davids’ out here in the sticks. There are hundreds of independent single and low-number site...

Tech City on Sea

Endorsed by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Southend Borough Council, our TechCityOnSea initiative is a privately sponsored community engagement programme designed to bring together public, private and voluntary sector organisations and individual residents and others interested in local digital transformation. In line with their pan-Essex “Green” Business programme, LoCase, a publicly...

Essex & East London Enterprise & Entrpreneurship Academy

The Essex & East London Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Learning Business Education Hub (eel2 ACADEMY)

EEL2  : Bike dock solutions - turning bright sparks into an Olympic flame Starting life as a theoretical cycle parking themed university project, young enthusiastic bike enthusiasts keen to turn theory into practice, Directors James & Josh worked with one of our independent, confidential and experienced business counsellors and our wide range of training courses, workshops, seminars...

The Hive Enterprise Centre

The Hive Enterprise Centre

Our flagship economic, social and physical regeneration project, The Hive Enterprise Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Essex is an exciting affordable, flexible workspace hub operated on a not-for-profit basis and in partnership with Southend Borough Council. Following a successful public tender, we were appointed to develop a ten-year strategy for The Hive and to manage the day-to-day...

Vintec Immersive Experiences


Vintec use immersive technologies to create compelling content and thrilling experiences used for: Experiential Marketing - engaging consumers with their favourite brands in far more interactive ways. Immersive Training - fully engage, challenge & reinforce vital learning to your team; through 'task based' and 'scenario based' technologies such as Virtual Reality. Design Visualisation - Virtual, Mixed & Augmented...