CCB supports almost 15,000 apprentices in 10 years

  Apprenticeships are becoming a more and more popular career choice for people today as they earn and learn rather than pay back a student loan. Employers are recognising the benefits of taking on an apprentice with 814,000 participating apprenticeships in England of which 85,390 were throughout the South West in 2015-2016. Through The Cornwall…

Cornish Print and Digital Specialists Team Up to Launch New Website

Electric Dialogue launch new website for St Austell Printing Company A chance meeting between teams from digital marketing agency, Electric Dialogue (ED) and St Austell Printing Company(SAPC) at the Cornwall Business Fair in 2015 led to an invite for the ED Team to visit the impressive SAPC offices to help train their team set up…

Become a Festive Fundraiser for CLIC Sargent

This year, cancer will be coming to steal Christmas from over 200 children. Helping CLIC Sargent this Christmas will allow us to be ready for them from the moment they are diagnosed. Last year CLIC Sargent supported just under 160 families going through a childhood cancer in Devon alone. The challenges our families meet every…

BCC: Time for action on high cost of childcare

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Sunday) publishes a survey of businesses, which shows that a third of companies (33%) regard the availability of childcare as a key issue in recruiting and retaining staff. The survey, of more than 1,600 business leaders across the UK and supported by Middlesex University, also shows that over…

The winners of the 2016 Made in Cornwall Awards have been announced!

The winners of the 2016 Made in Cornwall Awards have been announced during a ceremony at the Cornwall Connected export event hosted by Cornwall Chamber of Commerce. The awards, running for the first time this year, celebrate the activities and achievement of members of Cornwall Council’s Made in Cornwall Scheme. Jane Tomlinson, Trading Standards Manager,…

BCC: Boost SME export support to navigate uncertainty

On the day that trade experts from Chambers of Commerce at home and in overseas markets across the world gather for the BCC Global Business Network conference, the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which indicates that uncertainty following the vote to leave the European Union…

CCB delivers £18m in training over 10 years

Ten years ago The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) merged their business facing arms together to create CCB (Cornwall College Business) enabling them to restructure their business offer as a professional training provider, to better reflect the needs of their business customers. CCB recognises that business needs are constantly changing due to external factors and challenges…

Cornwall based company shortlisted for Excellence Award

A Cornwall based consultancy which helps medicines gain the approvals needed so they can be made available to patients, has been shortlisted for a prestigious, national award. The consultancy, ‘TRAC Services’ will attend the TOPRA Excellence Award ceremony next week in London when the winners will be announced. Managing Director Jonathan Trethowan explains: “…We’ve been…

Think big, go global

Going global has never been so easy. Today, trade is borderless, WiFi is everywhere and society is spending more and more time online as we adopt an always ‘on’ culture. This allows businesses to communicate with customers around the globe 24/7 at the click of a button. Advancements in technology have enabled UK companies to…