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    Friday, January 18, 2019
    Existing and future leaders are being given a helping hand to develop the skills needed to lead their business through change with eyes firmly fixed on Brexit. CCB Training, part of the Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are the project lead and along with their delivery partner will receive up to £1.5m of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Over 500 more Cornish pupils in the west of the county will be improving their oral health in the new year thanks to the generous support of ITEC Group UK for Brighter Smiles, Cornwall’s oral health campaign.   The funding from ITEC will enable the expert Brighter Smiles team from Smile Together to work in Landewednack Community Primary School on The Lizard and Grade Ruan Church of England ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    In an award winning start to 2019, Cornwall Marine Network's (CMN) apprenticeship recruitment subsidiary company, the Cornwall Apprenticeship Agency (CAA), has been awarded Best Apprenticeship Agency at the UK Southern Business Awards 2018.The Award recognises the key players and enterprises within the UK Business scene and the CAA was acknowledged for its ‘unique and flexible approach to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    An extraordinary Christmas cake created by head chef John Mijatovic has raised £500 for the RNLI.   The culinary masterpiece featured the Royal Duchy Hotel where John has worked for the last ten years, Falmouth seafront, Pendennis Castle and, in the sea beyond the beach, the Falmouth RNLI lifeboat.   Hotel guests and visitors were able to view the creation through a specially-constructed glass ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    LumiraDx Care Solutions has once again achieved Gold in the Healthy Workplace Awards in recognition of their commitment to health and wellbeing in the workplace. The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Healthy Workplace Award is run by Cornwall Council and endorsed by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and is a county standard of good practice and a quality mark of health and wellbeing in the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Happy New Year! We can confirm the Healthy Workplace Conference & Award Ceremony will take place on Monday 18th March 2019.  Come along and find out about the Healthy Workplace programme, get inspired and network with other organisations. PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/healthy-workplace-conference-award-ceremony-2019-tickets-53432069759 We would be more than ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
     Will Jeff Bezos be able to rely on a ‘stellar contribution’ argument to retain more of his wealth?The announcement by Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos that they are to divorce hit the headlines around the globe. Mr Bezos, founder of Amazon and the richest man in the world, has an estimated personal wealth of some $137 billion. Amazon meanwhile is worth approaching $800 billion. The announcement came hot ...read more
    Categories: Political, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    The search is one for Cornwall’s 2019 up and coming sports’ stars.   Social enterprise organisation GLL, which runs Cornwall’s leisure centres on behalf of the council, is inviting applications from any talented athlete looking for additional support through its sports foundation (GSF) to meet the high costs of training and travel.   Last year, 95 people of all ages and abilities received ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    An adult languages student has realised her dream after starting a job teaching at a private boarding school in China. Lisa Walker from Truro is currently the only foreign teacher at the school in Lishui in China. Lisa completed her CertTESOL course with Truro and Penwith College Business in March 2017 with no previous teaching experience. Lisa spent her first 18 months after the course working ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    RRL, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers based in Cornwall, have been delighted to discover that they have been shortlisted for Employer of the Year in the South West FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards.  The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards recognise the best small businesses and the self-employed from right across the UK, from every sector and industry. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    For the second-consecutive year, St Austell Printing Company is pleased to announce a headline sponsorship for the Cornwall Business Awards. The popular awards recognise the most inspirational, successful and entrepreneurial businesses in Cornwall. SAPC are once again sponsoring the “Best Family Business” award with SAPC Operations Manager Beth Mayman taking a place on the judging panel. Peter ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    There were whoops and cheers out on Truro High's hockey pitch this winter as the school's under 16 team were crowned Tier 3 Champions in the South West Regional hockey finals. Even more impressive, the team didn't lose a single match throughout the entire regional tournament. As a result of their success, the school’s players will now be flying the flag for Cornwall and the South West in the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Cornish sailors Steve and Rebecca Thatcher are not just fulfilling a decades-long ambition to live in sunnier climes aboard their yacht: they are doing so with the reassurance that their 42 foot catamaran 2B3 has one of the best under-water protection finishes the marine industries can provide.Before setting sail for the Mediterranean last Summer, the couple put their new Lagoon 42 in the expert ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    China Fleet Country Club shortlisted for Leisure & Tourism of the Year  China Fleet Country Club in Saltash, Cornwall is celebrating this after being shortlisted for The Leisure & Tourism of the Year In this year’s South West Business and Community Awards.  The event is one of the most prestigious business awards in the South West and celebrates the achievements of small, medium and large ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Saturday, January 05, 2019
    More and more businesses are adopting a Smart Workforce Model because they want to tap into a wider talent pool, reduce overheads and improve productivity by circa 13% - but getting started can be a little daunting. With 20 years of successful smart working implementation in their back pocket, the Smart Working Revolution Experts have developed a nifty little tool that will help you understand ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    The Apprenticeship Games for apprentices and their employers is back for 2019 following a successful inaugural event of challenges and competition. The games pitch companies against each other in a bid to find the region’s ‘Apprentice Team of the Year’, who will be handed the games’ specially designed torch.Taking place at Duchy College, Stoke Climsland during National Apprenticeship Week 2019 on ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Cornish cyder maker Healeys has launched a new lower alcohol Rattler can format in recyclable cardboard packs into Tesco. The pack containing 4 X 330ml, 4.8% ABV recyclable cans is the result of the independent, family-run business looking at ways to minimise single-use shrink wrap. A big step towards reducing plastic. The new format complements the current range of 500ml individual bottles, 8 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Looking for a new challenge in 2019? Ride for Precious Lives is Children’s Hospice South West’s unique annual sponsored 205 mile, 3 day cycle challenge to raise money for short and precious lives.  Riding from St Austell to Bristol, you’ll cycle through challenging but breath taking scenery and visit our three very special Children’s Hospices Little Harbour near St Austell, Little Bridge ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    RRL, a leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers based in Cornwall, is celebrating the success of one of its rising young stars, Kelly Reed, who has completed her ACCA training and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant.  Kelly joined the firm as an apprentice, first completing her accounting technician (AAT) training before moving onto the more advanced ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Dream of a castle wedding on the Cornish coast?  Join us for the Pendennis Castle Wedding Showcase on Sunday 3rd March, 11am - 3pm.  See Pendennis Castle dressed for a wedding ceremony and reception and meet some of Cornwall's very best wedding suppliers. To book your FREE place, please contact PendennisHospitality@english-heritage.org.uk or visit www.english-heritage.org.uk/pendennisweddings  
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Falmouth’s historic Princess Pavilion is kicking off 2019 with a brand-new menu and an exciting line up of events.   Available from Monday 7th January, the Garden Room restaurant will be offering a range of new dishes, including light bights, sandwiches, wraps and a variety of main meals - with meat, seafood, vegetarian and vegan options all available.   During the evening of Thursday 17 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    If you have an interest in sustainability and how to mitigate rising energy costs our forward events schedule may be of interest. These seminars will be small and informal and are a unique opportunity for business managers to speak to leading suppliers and network with colleagues that are also looking at renewables to reduce their operating costs. Places are free but numbers are limited.         ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company have been recognised as one of Cornwall’s most sustainable businesses at a recent prestigious awards ceremony. Organised by Cornwall Council and The Environment Agency, The Cornwall Sustainability Awards is designed to reward and recognise the people and organisations that are protecting and growing the natural environment of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. SAPC ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    A St Austell Company has once again teamed up with local students on a project which will help raise money for a much-loved local charity. The highly-anticipated St Austell Printing Company Calendar has been unveiled, featuring artwork by talented third-year Falmouth University Illustration students. This year’s theme is “Progress and innovation”, with the artwork reflecting Cornwall’s history ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, November 22, 2018
    The team at St Austell Printing Company are celebrating after it was revealed they’ve been named a finalist in the prestigious Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2018.  Organised by TEVI, the CSA encourage, reward, and recognise the excellent work organisations are doing to improve their own sustainability while positively growing the natural environment in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  SAPC ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    Phoneta are proud to announce itself as the FIRST Innovative Care Exhibition 2019 partner. The Care Network Group Ltd is proud to bring the first care show in the South West since 2008 for care organisation owners, managers and other service leaders across the South West and Phoneta's Marketing division will be assisting with the sales of the Exhibition stands. Richard Woods, Sales and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Robert Camp, Managing Partner at regional law firm Stephens Scown, to its Board.The LEP has also confirmed the reappointment of three current directors for a second three-year term.They are Chair Mark Duddridge, who is a director of Rodda’s; Vice-Chair Professor Mark Goodwin, who is Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    A leading South West law firm has joined forces with one of the region’s top outsourced IT support businesses to create a joint venture offering cyber security and data protection services.  nuBright sees Stephens Scown LLP and Bluegrass Group working together to offer legal and technical solutions.  “This is a first for the region,” says Robert Camp, Stephens Scown’s managing partner who is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 03, 2018
    Brexit ramifications rumble on and for several of our clients the news that EURid (the European Registry for Internet Domains) has decided that anyone without an EU postal address will not be able to own a .eu domain after Brexit, is another issue to factor in. Click here to read the full notice from EURid. If you have an EU postal address, we strongly suggest that you switch the registration ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political, General News Article
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company has made a significant investment in meeting it’s sustainability goals, by unveiling one of the largest roof-based solar panel arrays in Cornwall.A total of 441 panels across two buildings at Carclaze will generate an impressive 130,000kWh per year -  the equivalent of 40 domestic solar PV systems. It’s hoped that the 150kWp system will present a carbon-saving of at ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    The UK’s leading organic children’s clothing brand, Cornwall based Frugi, which currently has a £10 million turnover and 86 staff members has reaped the benefits of a tailor-made management development programme that was designed from ‘scratch’ by specialist coaching services provider, Oxford Innovation.  For 30 years, Oxford Innovation has been delivering exclusive coaching packages for high ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, June 29, 2018
    A webcam designed to promote the beauty of St Austell across the world has been well-received, racking up thousands of viewers in just three months. St Austell Conference Centre, which is part of St Austell Printing Company launched the webcam in March 2018at their landmark premises at Carclaze. It has now racked up 20,000 unique viewers. Beth Mayman, Operations Manager said: “So many people ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce plans to bring a new and dynamic series of events to the business community in the form of Cornwall Festival of Business, which will start in 2019.   The business community has long enjoyed Cornwall Business Week as the peak of the Spring business season; and this will be complemented by the Autumn Festival from 28th October-1st November 2019. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Office & Interior Smart- have joined the Cornwall C100 Club  We are a growing family run business who started in 2003, we have built our way up to what we are today with the support of other local businesses.As an established local business with a close relationship with the community, and because supporting the community is so important to us we have joined the C100 Club, the business arm of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Strongbow Exploration Inc. has announced its intention to float on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.South West law firm Stephens Scown LLP has advised on the legal requirements of the planned admission to AIM, which is expected to be effective in June.  Sally Norcross Webb, a consultant in the mining and minerals team at Stephens Scown has been advising Strongbow for several years. She ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    A family-run Cornish company is vying for the Royal seal of approval after manufacturing a special souvenir to commemorate the upcoming royal wedding.  Working with games manufacturer Winning Moves, a collectable “Royal Wedding” edition of the popular card game Top Trumps has been designed by Winning Moves and manufactured by the St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) team at their purpose-built ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Oh dear – more bad news for Facebook. The beleaguered behemoth of social media let slip – by way of a blogpost from their chief technology officer – that Cambridge Analytica may have improperly shared an additional 37 million user’s data – significantly up from the 50 million noted in earlier reports. Ouch! This will undoubtedly add to the concern that many users – both individuals and businesses ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    A St Austell-based company has installed a new webcam overlooking the bay in a bid to help promote the town around the world. St Austell Conference Centre, which is part of St Austell Printing Company has installed the webcam at their purpose-built premises at Carclaze. The camera provides a 24-hour HD live stream taking in the town and views across St Austell Bay. Beth Mayman, Operations ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Ian Thomas, a senior associate and specialist in property litigation at Stephens Scown LLP, has been awarded Fellowship status of the Agricultural Law Association. He is one of only sixteen lawyers across the UK to gain Fellowship status this year.  The ALA promotes the understanding of agricultural law and gaining Fellowship status is its highest qualification.  The course covered all of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Perhaps more than ever – given recent political events – businesses in the UK are considering how they’ll continue to, or begin trade with other nations. For most companies of any scale & vision, having local language-specific sales & marketing brochures, information and tools has long been a given – whether or not they have offices, local representatives or subsidiaries “overseas”. But does ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    To keep up with increased workload St Austell Printing Company have kick-started a £1 million investment programme with a brand new state-of-the-art press which offers increased efficiency, capacity and a range of new product options. The family-run company has unveiled a Ryobi Mitsubishi (RGMT) Series SRA1 offset press, becoming the first printing company in the south west to embrace brand new ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    A Somerset woman has been awarded over £1 million in damages following a High Court case about the inheritance of a family farm.Lucy Habberfield, who was advised by the inheritance and trust disputes team at Stephens Scown LLP, received the substantial damages in recognition of the work that she had carried out at the family farm over a period of 30 years.  The case related to Woodrow Farm near ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Stephens Scown LLP has been included in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies list for the fourth consecutive year.  At a glittering awards ceremony in London on 22 February 2018 Stephens Scown was ranked at number 33 in the list of 100 best medium sized companies to work for in the UK.  Fifteen people from a range of roles across the firm’s three offices went to the awards ceremony to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) is developing their next generation of printing experts with the appointment of two apprentices to their team.  Lucy Everett (18) and James Richards (17) have joined SAPC through an apprenticeship scheme facilitated by the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF).  Lucy has joined as an apprentice print operator and James as an apprentice bindery ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) have celebrated reaching a major milestone – with the millionth pack of ‘Top Trumps’ to be printed in Cornwall rolling off the production line. Last year SAPC were awarded the contract by Winning Moves to print the iconic card game at their purpose-built factory on the outskirts of St Austell. This led to a major £500,000 investment in a specialist Rollem ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    The development of the South Crofty tin mine near Camborne has reached another significant milestone with the closing of a previously announced $7.17 million financing deal between Strongbow Exploration Inc. and its largest shareholder.Leading South West law firm Stephens Scown LLP acted as the UK legal counsel for Canadian firm Strongbow, negotiating and handling all UK security and deal ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    As IT providers in Cornwall, we've worked with many companies whose business model is somehow related to the mining industries and heritage of the region. We were delighted then, when Datson Consulting, a well respected civil, structural and mining engineering consultancy practice approached our stand at last year’s “Celebration of Cornish Mining” at Heartlands – part of the Cornwall and West ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    A leading intellectual property lawyer has warned that EU trade mark and design owners – of which there are many in the South West – must act now to ensure that their intellectual property is protected once the UK leaves the EU. The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has issued a notice to holders of EU trade marks, stating that unless there is an agreement to the contrary, after ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
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