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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    PKF Francis Clark is delighted to present our 10th annual Finance in Cornwall event, which has become an integral part of ‘Cornwall Business Week’. This seminar features presentations from sources of grant, debt and equity funding, as well as business support agencies operating in the region. The presentations will be short and sharp giving the delegate a basis for an assessment of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Demand for a new Innovation Centre in East Cornwall – Business Survey Thomas Lister, together with Amion Consulting and Stratton Creber Commercial, have been appointed by Cornwall Council to assess whether there is the need or demand for a new Innovation Centre within East Cornwall. The purpose of the study is to identify and quantify levels of demand for the creation of new workspace and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Papers/Research
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Falmouth-based web design and marketing agency Eight Wire are delighted to be working on this year's Falmouth Week Programme! A much-loved annual event, last year saw over 100,000 attend the thrilling sailing regatta and enjoy the exciting line up of activities day and night. We are proud to be designing this year’s glossy guide which has a print run of 20,000 and covers all the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Mind the gap: mandatory gender pay gap reporting For the first time, the biggest employers in the South West will have to measure and then report on how they pay men and women. A local HR expert is advising all local businesses – large and small - to review the way they set their pay rates. By Spring 2018, organisations that employ 250 or more people will be obliged to publish annual data ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Autodesk Fusion 360 - Day-long Workshops - May 9/10 Introductory workshop - Tue 9 May - 9.30-17.00 £49 Attendance capped at 20 Advanced workshop - Wed 10 May - 9.30-17.00 £99 Attendance capped at 8 Location Carvynick Country Club, Summercourt TR8 5AF (a 5 minute drive off the A30 just north of Truro) Overview Mastering 3D design is increasingly critical for tomorrow's ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    TEDxTruro 2017 to focus on inclusion, connection and optimism The eagerly anticipated second TEDxTruro event will take place on Friday, 27 October at Truro & Penwith College’s Truro campus. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the theme for 2017 is ‘Beyond Barriers’. TEDxTruro 2017 will focus on inclusion, optimism and connection and its speakers ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    BCC: Big business mainly hit by cyber-attacks, but all need to improve security One in five businesses have fallen victim to cyber-attacks in the past year, according to the results of a survey released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The survey of more than 1,200 businesses across the UK found that 20% had been hit by a cyber-attack in the last 12 months. Big ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    BCC: Inflation weakening UK growth Commenting on the inflation statistics for March 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Although the inflation rate was unchanged in March it is still above the Bank of England’s 2% target. The continued elevation in costs at the factory gate ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Natwest and Coodes Solicitors An evening with Antoine Cousot Antoine Cousot is trying to achieve what very few men have achieved before - to sail single-handed with no assistance, no modern technology, non-stop around the world. It is 50 years since Sir Robin Knox-Johnston first achieved this and with the Golden Globe Race starting in June 2018, this is a wonderful opportunity to hear about the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Snap General Election – impact on tax already emerging Steve Maggs, Tax Partner at Robinson Reed Layton, Cornwall’s independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers, has advised that the snap election from a tax perspective appears logical. A mandate provided following a successful General Election campaign would enable the Tories to wipe the slate clean and be ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Cornwall Food Foundation is celebrating following the achievements of its FoodWorks programme. The charity behind Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall launched the programme in 2015 following a successful Crowdfunder campaign. The 2015 campaign that raised £40,000 from 182 backers kick-started the community food programme and allowed some of the most hard to reach, vulnerable people across ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Winning its largest contract to date, Hewaswater Engineering is helping to secure the future of clean water by providing the steel fabrication behind the new £60m state-of-the-art Mayflower water treatment works in Plymouth. Working alongside Balfour Beatty and Interserve as part of South West Water’s H50 engineering delivery alliance, the St Austell based engineering firm are ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    CCB (Cornwall College Business) NEBOSH delegates achieve results well above national average Enables delegates to manage risk effectively and safely in the workplace Successfully completing the NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) course, held at Cornwall College St Austell, results in a general certificate that is the most widely held health and safety ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Monday, April 10, 2017
    An innovative approach by Cornwall Cricket has opened up new opportunities for Cornish businesses to sell their products to cricket clubs and supporters across the whole of the South West. In a link up with Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire cricket, business partners of Cornwall Cricket now have access to over 700 clubs and over 50,000 cricket supporters on the combined ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, April 10, 2017
    CORNISH companies have topped the awards list at this year’s Microentrepreneurship awards in Cardiff with both Clayworks of St Keverne and ISO Spaces of Truro winning awards. Nominated by Responsible Finance provider, SWIG Finance Adam Weisman of natural plaster company Clayworks was presented with the Microentrepreneur for Sustainability award and Ben Treleaven of bespoke shipping ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    The last two months have seen local holiday letting agency Cornish Horizons welcome more properties to their quality portfolio than ever before. A record number of new properties have joined the company in February and March, taking the total number to an impressive 475. Cornish Horizons is a local, family owned holiday cottage agency that covers the whole of Cornwall. With over 25 years’ ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    Since 2014 Talent Mat ch Cornwall has supported over 400 long-term unemployed 18-24 year olds living in Cornwall. The project helps its members re connect with the world around them and explore worlds of work so that they start to get a sense of how their unique interests, aptitudes and passions can be of value and act as the foundation for their future. Working with businesses is a really ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    A leading local law firm, which was recently named UK Law Firm of the Year, has won a hat-trick of national awards. Stephens Scown LLP, the current holder of the British Legal Awards’ UK Law Firm of the Year title, has won three awards in the Managing Partners’ Forum Awards 2017. It took home the titles in the Best Managed National Firm, Best Leadership of a Mould-breaking Firm and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Commenting on the start of the new tax year, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “We enter a new tax year with a raft of changes adding to the upfront cost of doing business. While corporation tax is decreasing, companies are more concerned about the escalating burden of input costs which hit firms before they even turn over a single pound. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
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