LEP reaction to the EU Referendum result

Reacting to the result of the EU referendum, Sandra Rothwell, chief executive of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “The UK is still part of Europe and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly still have an EU programme worth some £500 million to 2020. We will be working to ensure that…

Nominations Open for the 2016 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

Nominations for the 2016 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards are now open. Last year’s inaugural event received an overwhelming response with hundreds of nominations being entered across the fifteen Apprentice and employer categories. Forty-five shortlisted nominees from across Cornwall came together to celebrate excellence in Apprenticeship training. Kate Cooke of Lang Bennetts, who scooped the Accountancy Apprentice…

Local software company grows, offering another 42 jobs

Headforwards are an outsource software development company based at the Pool Innovation Centre, Cornwall. Last month they celebrated their 5th birthday, at which point their team had already grown to 65 people. Now they have just announced that they have another 42 jobs on offer, taking their team size to over 100. Headforwards have recently…

FREE Digital Workshop from Eight Wire

Eight Wire is hosting a free digital workshop for business owners in Cornwall, after the company’s successful partnership with Falmouth BID, which provided three workshops about increasing online presence, being effective on social media and selling online for BID members. The agency saw significant interest from business owners around Cornwall during the three BID workshops…

Bank of England meeting notes, 24th June 2016

On a quarterly basis, members of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce can attend a free breakfast at which representatives from the Bank of England update them on the current state of the economy and what it sees happening over the course of the next few months. We were privileged to have secured our June Bank of…

Reaction to EU Referendum result

Reaction to the vote Leave result from the British Chambers of Commerce and Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Dr Adam Marshall, British Chambers of Commerce  Acting Director General, said: “In the wake of the electorate’s historic decision to leave the European Union, the immediate priorities for UK business are market stability and political clarity. “Some businesspeople…

The Art of Wine takes top spot in first ever Muddy Stilettos Cornwall Awards

Truro-based Wine shop, wine lounge and Art gallery, The Art of Wine is proud to have won the Best Wine Shop award in the inaugural Muddy Stilettos Awards in Cornwall celebrating fantastic places, spaces and businesses across the region. Over the past few months, local people and subscribers to the Muddy Stilettos Cornwall blog (http://cornwall.muddystilettos.co.uk) have been nominating…

Real training coming to Cornwall…

Cornwall based In Safe Hands Training™ will soon be opening their new Emergency and Safety Training Centre at Indian Queens. The company will be moving from their premises in Roche in early August into a new and dynamic training centre. The company – which has led the way in the county for the last ten…

£19m boost for Cornwall’s economy

Cornwall’s economy has been given a major boost by the launch of two new business support programmes worth a combined £19 million. The Coaching for Growth and Cornwall Business Start-Up projects have been financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-2020. Both programmes will be delivered by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading specialist coaching…

Commercial Land For Sale

Vickery Holman have recently commenced marketing Commercial development land at Walker Business Park on the Threemilestone Industrial Estate, Truro. The site measures 1.1 Acres and benefits from planning permission for 2 blocks of industrial units (6 units in total), but offers scope for alternative development subject to statutory consents. Neil Stubbs of Vickery Holman comments…