We offer coaching, mentoring and support to micro and small businesses in the greater Ipswich region.

For nearly 25 years, BECIR has operated as a not-for-profit organization whose primary role is to support the local business owners and key business stakeholders. BECIR assists people to establish and run micro and small businesses profitably.

Our Objectives

  • To encourage people to achieve financial independence through business ownership.
  • To support  entrepreneurs through coaching, mentoring and providing honest, independent advice to each client so that they have a greater probability of achieving their business goals.
  • To provide low cost facilities for industrial microbusinesses that cannot work from home.
  • To foster community integration for people from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds
  • To encourage women to see business ownership as a flexible alternative to regular employment
  • Attract funding from key stakeholders and supporters.
  • Foster improved access to services for BEC clients


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