"If you want to set up your own business but you don't have the experience to do that, this is the place you are looking for! They can offer you helpful and valuable advice related to your product or service, marketing, finance or whatever you need to know about taking your first steps. The advisors are supportive and really friendly!"

Marianna Kisandraki

"I've been using their services on and off since the nineties...Always a good starting point. The first social media course I did with them in 2010/11? was a game changer for me... check them out!"

Jax Etta

"Great work, very successful organisation. In partnership with the Rotary Club of Paddington."

Mac Purcell

"A fantastic organisation for those who want the opportunity to set up their own business... And a great bunch to have the pleasure to work with ..!!"

Angela Lewis

"A truly fantastic organisation!"

Allen Pluck

"Always been a pleasure working with the people at the PBC"

Laurie Bernard

"Q. Did the adviser understand your business? A. An awful lot better than I do......"


"Many thanks to the Portobello Business Centre for their excellent and sympathetic advice recently. They staff are also incredibly helpful and friendly. We recommend their services highly!"

Jonathan and Edwin, Anderson & Low

"Thank you all for your support! Keep up the much-needed work."

Howard Carter - Incognito anti-mosquito

"I would like to thank you all for the support and guidance i have received since being at PBC and i will continue to learn and improve my skills with you guys. YOU GUYS ROCK!!!!"

Antonio Dos Santos

"Your organisation was extremely helpful with advice and expertise. I would not have set up if did not get all the baseline information and checklists. Many thanks"


"Thanks to Colin at PBC for the really helpful #startup advice yesterday. I'm looking forward to visiting again soon."


""I would recommend PBC to anyone that has an idea & want to put forward. It is a great place with amazing people with great knowledge. I felt really comfortable to speak and exchange ideas.""


""The Food Business Course has been an eye-opener. I have thoroughly enjoyed it and it’s the best workshop ever! I highly recommend it. Thank you so much!""


"I was greatly supported and motivated by Maria and the Business Centre team to make it real. They explained technical, practical accounting details and tips to manage my business. Highly recommended!"

P. T.