Win start up help worth £8500

Thinking of starting a business in 2019? Book a review and get in the hat for a start up prizes worth £8500! 

Free Skills Toolkit for your business

All the tools you need to undertake a skills review of your business, conduct effective staff appraisals and hire an apprentice.

 Our meeting with the Business Connector led to some fantastic workshops where we were able to refine our ideas and launch our venture.

Matthew Gould – Have a go PZ 

The Growth and Skills Hub: helping businesses work smarter and thrive through access to support, skills and training.


Are you ready to take your business to the next level but not sure how to get there? Want to grow but lack the skills to make it happen? Perhaps you need a helping hand but are unsure which way to turn.

The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth and Skills Hub can help!

We are two projects working hand-in-hand to help businesses realise their star potential.

On a free, impartial and independent business or skills review, our expert team will get to know your company and, more importantly, get to know you. Using our in-depth knowledge of the support or skills arena, we’ll then signpost you to the best next step.

We’ll help you to take your business to new places.

Make your business thrive.


Call us on 01209 708660 or register below to book your FREE business or skills review.



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Innovative ideas to change the world: new business funding

Innovate UK Smart funding launches with £20 million grant competition for ambitious projects that could disrupt a global industry or market.


New government funding – available from today – will help UK businesses to turn their game-changing ideas into major commercial successes.

Smart grants are the latest programme from Innovate UK to de-risk innovation and enable business growth. Since 2007, organisations have benefitted from £2.5 billion of Innovate UK support, which has helped to create around 70,000 jobs and add an estimated £18 billion to the UK economy.

Ian Campbell, Interim Executive Chair of Innovate UK said:

New business ideas have the potential to improve and transform people’s lives, industries and the world.

Our Smart grant funding is designed for businesses with great innovative ideas, and the capacity and appetite to achieve significant growth.

Projects that are awarded Innovate UK Smart grants will follow a long line of businesses to gain success following funding support.

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Cornwall Chamber of Commerce partners with Bloom

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has announced its new business partner today – Bloom Procurement Services

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Architect firm gets a revamp following support from Growth & Skills Hub

Launceston based architects Parkes Lees have taken advantage of the support offered by the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth & Skills Hub to develop an exciting new direction for their practice.

Interior Design Studio – Brings Global Brand experience to the South West
Interior Design studio Megan Sadler has widened her reach to Cornwall. Experienced in with working with renowned designers on high profile projects that have featured in national and international publications, the studio specialises in working with brands to successfully grow their retail/ commercial physical spaces.

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