Dacorum's Den sponsors and support package providers
Dacorum Borough Council - Maylands and Kylna Business Centres
Maylands Business Centre is our business incubation site, located within Maylands Industrial Estate providing modern, serviced facilities to start-up, micro or small Dacorum businesses.
Located on Redbourn Road, the centre offers 14 serviced offices and 23 light industrial units, while Kylna Business Centre on Maylands Avenue houses eight serviced offices.
Our aim is to assist businesses to grow and develop to a stage where they are ready to move into private commercial properties within three years.
The services extend to those businesses who are not yet ready to take on premises, through our hot desk, mail handling, virtual office facilities and meeting room hire.
For more information about our services, get in touch:
Telephone: 01442 531002
Sopra Steria, a European Tech leader recognised for its consulting, digital services and software development, helps its clients drive their digital transformation to obtain tangible and sustainable benefits.
With its UK HQ located in Hemel Hempstead, it provides end-to-end solutions to make large companies and organisations more competitive by combining in-depth knowledge of a wide range of business sectors and innovative technologies with a fully collaborative approach. Sopra Steria places people at the heart of everything it does and is committed to making the most of digital technology to build a positive future for its clients.
The world is how we shape it.
Telephone: 0370 600 4466
Abodebed Serviced Apartments, situated in the heart of Hemel Hempstead close to the Plough (Magic) Roundabout, provide the perfect home from home for both leisure and business visitors to the town and its surrounds. Launched in 2007, Abodebed has a well-established reputation for providing excellent value, high comfort, luxury self-catering accommodation, with a dedicated personable and friendly team who delight in delivering a valued service to all guests, whether they are families, couples, groups or solo travellers.
The company has won numerous Guest Review Awards from Booking.com for all three of its Hemel Hempstead town centre properties: Handleys Court (with a mixture of one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse apartments); KD Tower (prime location one-bedroom modern apartments) and Oval View (a small development of elegant, modern, luxury two-bedroom apartments). The Awards are given for consistently exceeding travellers’ expectations, and given the challenges faced by the travel sector over recent years, receiving these Awards is all the more noteworthy, demonstrating long-term consistency of high standards and guest satisfaction. It has also recently been recognised with Superhost status with Airbnb.
All Abodebed apartments have a fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounge with dining area, and top quality, ethically sourced Hypnos beds in all bedrooms, complimentary WiFi, on-site parking, weekly housekeeping and Sky+TV. So much more than a hotel.
Telephone: Reservations: 07982 703957 Main Office: 0345 0559631
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to co-creating sustainability and enriching communities by leveraging its efficient, compact, and precision technologies and digital technologies to connect people, things, and information. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson will become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of around 1 trillion Japanese yen.
Beeches Group is a family business operating out of Tring. Alongside its land and property-related activities, it looks to the future by giving opportunity to businesses or organisations in the local area or with a focus on agriculture or food.
Support package providers
ActionCOACH is a global business coaching company that provides training, coaching and support to entrepreneurs and business owners. ActionCOACH helps its clients improve their businesses by providing practical, actionable advice and guidance in marketing, sales, management and finances. The company's approach is centred around the principles of systems, processes and accountability, and it has a proven track record of helping businesses increase their revenue and profitability.
James Gentle, Business Coach, said: "I am delighted to be offering group business coaching to all winners. We will focus on identifying and putting into action practical strategies that deliver results. As our clients, they will also benefit from being part of our ActionCOACH community. This includes local events such as our 90-day planning for success workshops, national business education, and inspiration from world-class business speakers we lay on every fortnight. There are some great businesses and I am very much looking forward to facilitating their continued development and growth."
Previous Dacorum’s Den winner Lucy Baker, owner of Shaggy ‘n’ Chic, said: “I had the most fantastic experience working with ActionCOACH to help my dog grooming business. James, in particular, has gone out of his way to provide incredible advice and support - really helping my confidence and giving me the push I needed to further my business. All these years I’ve been a dog groomer and it’s only now after working with ActionCOACH that I feel like I am finally a business owner. Highly recommend.”