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Growing your business

Welcome to MENTA, your ultimate destination for business support and training in Suffolk and Norfolk! We take pride in being the leading hub for #StartUp ventures, providing a wide array of services, including training, expert advice, and access to funding for new businesses. The comprehensive Start-up and New Business package we offer is unparalleled in both Suffolk and Norfolk, and the best part is, it's entirely free for you! Take a look

Our commitment to fostering entrepreneurship extends beyond #StartUp ventures. We cater to existing businesses as well, offering a diverse range of support services to help them thrive and grow.

One such offer for existing business includes, training, advice and 1:1 coaching with packages such as The Digital Springboard, this project of business support is only available to any business based in East Suffolk but MENTA have further support options across Suffolk and Norfolk. Get in Touch.    

Rated as one of the top three business training providers in the UK, we are proud to super-serve both Suffolk and Norfolk. MENTA have one-stop-shop business hubs in Bury St. Edmunds, Brandon, Haverhill, Felixstowe and opening in 2024, Southwold. MENTA also offers serviced business unit space, co-working and meeting space as well as business training and networking. 

Looking for cost-effective and expertly tailored training opportunities?

Our experienced business advisers and trainers deliver one-to-one and group sessions to meet individual needs for you as well as those of your business team.

You’ll find our offer both diverse and extremely competitive. As a long-established and highly respected not-for-profit organization, our training opportunities are subsidized through the support of our business patrons.

From advice on business grants and loans to online business skills development training across marketing, sales, digital and social media and process improvement, there’s something for everyone, wherever you are. And that means great value, quality training for start-ups and established companies alike.

Why not ping us on the chat or call us now?
Or, if you are in Suffolk or Norfolk, do join us at our monthly MENTA networking events. You’ll be most welcome.


Cost-effective business training you can trust

Calling all established SMEs and aspiring entrepreneurs!
Want to enrich your existing knowledge or start up a new business? MENTA can help.
• 5-star rated business training
• Provided to you at a subsidized rate 
• Delivered by one of the UK’s top 3 providers
and East Anglia’s most recommended business trainer

New Business

MENTA offers fully funded start-up business training in Norfolk and Suffolk, rated highly in the UK and designed by experts. Don't hesitate, unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and pursue your dream of starting your own business now. (*Subject to eligibility)

Established SMEs

Transform your business! MENTA offers top-rated, affordable training in Digital & Social Media, Business Accounts, Sales & Team Selling, and Communication. Learn from industry experts through face-to-face or virtual sessions. Boost your skills, boost your success!


Fuss-free opportunities to make great connections

Join MENTA's monthly networking events in Bury St Edmunds, Woodbridge, and pop-up locations in Haverhill, Norwich, Felixstowe, Southwold, Lowestoft and Cromer. Connect with professionals from various sectors in a relaxed atmosphere, free from sales pitches. No membership needed. Enjoy the convenience of locations across Suffolk and Norfolk, bringing together the widest range of business demographics. Make valuable connections hassle-free.

Monthly networking

Think outside your box. Meet fresh faces. Discover great minds and differently skilled business people.
Our relaxed and friendly, monthly MENTA face-to-face events will help you grow your network, introducing you to new business contacts from across Suffolk and Norfolk.

Business Festival

Don’t miss the launch event for the West Suffolk Business Festival 2023 - Join MENTA and Atkins Dellow for the October 2 event.  

  • • Free networking brunch
  • • Pop in & learn events 
  • • Cyber Crime session  
  • • As well as partner events 


Great value room to grow – work, meet, think, thrive

Has your business outgrown the home office? Need a creative space for you and your team? Looking for a location to host training sessions?

From fully-serviced business units to co-working centres and virtual office facilities, MENTA can accommodate your needs with its wide range of business spaces.

Co-working space

Unleash the power of collaboration for your business @Inc.Suffolk – MENTA’s innovative shared meeting and workspace business hubs in Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe and Southwold, Suffolk. Ideal for entrepreneurs and freelancers alike, join us to discover this great new way to work and spark creative business thinking.

Serviced business space

Well-located. Practical. Cost-effective. Convenient. Enjoy the benefits of renting a fully-serviced Suffolk office space and let your business reap the rewards. Available in central Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill and Brandon at our MENTA business units.

Meeting space

Host your next training day or conference in Suffolk at MENTA. Choose from our wide range of great value serviced meeting room and co-working options in Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Brandon and Felixstowe.

Specialist Business Support

Your long-established partner of choice for quality business support

MENTA Business started serving the UK business community in 1984 and over these 40+ years, we have developed a highly acclaimed business support offer. For an ever-increasing number of enterprises across the UK, we are considered the trusted and cost-effective go-to provider for business advice, quality training and reliable coaching.

Our business training opportunities are independently audited and in 2019, 2020 and 2021 these have received some of the highest Net Promoter Scores (NPS) in the UK. (NPS is measure, popular within the business community, used to rate feedback and gauge customer satisfaction and loyalty.)

Based in East Anglia, with MENTA business hubs in the Suffolk towns of Bury St Edmunds, Brandon and Haverhill as well as in North Norfolk, we deliver our accessible and competitively priced expert business services across the communities within these two counties, as well as throughout the UK.

At MENTA, we excel at enabling your brilliant business ideas to become a reality. Having supported over 50,000 entrepreneurs in launching, running and growing profitable businesses to date, the figures speak for themselves. In addition, throughout a wide range of established SMEs, business owners and their teams have developed existing skills through our extensive programmes of tailored training sessions.

We also provide business space options and have a history of running face-to-face business and networking events in the East of England within easy access of London.

    Insightful, supportive, accommodating, I definitely recommend Menta, thank you!

      I am very grateful to Tim Cook and the MENTA team for their professionalism, attention to everyone, structure and good presentation of the material. Thank you very much for such support and business development opportunity.

        Starting Up a Business course is fantastic. Was packed full of information I hadn't considered and am grateful to now know. It is inspiring and motivating! Stuart is a fantastic presenter. Knows his subject, delivers in an engaging and easy to understand way. Can't wait for the next course! Thank you Menta!

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