About Us

ACBBA is an independent, not-for-profit enterprise development organisation established in 2004 as part of a European Union funded initiative to test new approaches to making enterprise available to all.


We offer business support services to new and established businesses. Currently we work in Islington as part of a programme to provide support to people interested in moving into self employment. Established to tackle poverty and offer realistic alternatives, the programme welcomes enquiries from people on low income whether unemployed or working in part-time or low-paid jobs. We liaise closely with local organisations to ensure the programme is accessible to all.


Developing people as professional community-based business advisers is another of our key priorities. We offer this service to local authorities keen to extend the reach of business support services to people experiencing social exclusion.


We also work in Europe promoting our approach and developing resources for business advisers


If you are interested in any aspect of our work and would like to learn more or explore partnership, please get in touch:


Armando Pardo, Executive Director – armandopardo@communitybasedbusiness.co.uk