• Lighting the beacon in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

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    Name: Lighting the beacon in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
    Date: October 26, 2017
    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM BST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    CIoS LEP, Cornwall Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Business (FSB) recognise that we need to guide business owners of all sizes, by building confidence when recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and how employment for all can make businesses more profitable. 

    The event will be a great opportunity to meet http://www.ciogrowthhub.comlikeminded businesses and skills providers, including Job Centre Plus, and the new Skills Access Hub team as part of www.ciogrowthhub.com

    Whilst Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are leading on the inclusive growth agenda, we know we can only tackle these long term issues affecting growth in our region by working in collaboration. This event will be the starting point in working together with key stakeholders and businesses, to shape an action plan as to how Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can be a 'beacon' region leading the way within the inclusive growth agenda.  
    09.30am:    Arrival, Refreshments and Networking 
    10.00am:    Welcome and Housekeeping by Truro & Penwith College
    10.05am:    Introductions and Setting the Scene by Sarah Newton MP
    10.10am:    Priorities and Challenges for Cornwall with Mark Duddridge - Chair CIoS LEP
    10.20am:    Video from Penny Mordaunt MP – Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health
    10.25am:    Case Studies – Benefits to Business and Individuals – What works?
    10.40am:    Presentations by DWP and Growth and Skills Hub
    11.00am:    Roundtable discussions with facilitation from the DWP Work and Health Unit
    12.30pm:    Panel discussion – Summary of the day, Q&A session, What Next?
    1.00pm:      Lunch and Networking

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    Mark Duddridge 
    Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership
    This event is being delivered in partnership with Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton, Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, FSB and Truro & Penwith College, proudly sponsored by CIoS LEP. 
    FAL Building
    Truro & Penwith College
    Date/Time Information:
    26 October 2017
    Free to attend
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