Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 – 26 October 2018)

Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 – 26 October 2018)

During fraud awareness week the Charity Commision will be helping the charity sector become more resilient to fraud. This is the third annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week aiming to help charities increase resilience against fraud. More than 40 charities, regulators,...
Local Sixth Form launches Life After A-Levels initiative

Local Sixth Form launches Life After A-Levels initiative

Truro School Sixth Form launched their Life After A-Levels initiative last week. The programme seeks to help students prepare for the next step in their lives, supporting them in carefully hand-picking the right career choice at the first time of asking, whilst also...
Space Action Plan targets thousands of new jobs

Space Action Plan targets thousands of new jobs

Ambitious plans to put Cornwall at the heart of the fast-growing space industry and create thousands of new jobs have been unveiled. The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published a Space Action Plan outlining how Cornwall can play a...
Myth busting apprenticeships

Myth busting apprenticeships

Apprenticeships – what image do they conjure up in your mind?   For far too many businesses it’s an outdated vision of school leavers doing manual, low-skilled jobs. They’ve probably got a bit of an I-don’t-care attitude and have more than a few things to learn...
FSB launch new small business awards

FSB launch new small business awards

The search is on for the South West’s most outstanding small businesses via a major new awards competition. This is our chance to recognise the best of the best. – Ann Vandermeulen, FSB Development Manager for Cornwall Britain’s biggest business...
Do you know your workplace pension duties?

Do you know your workplace pension duties?

Thousands of businesses will need to re-enrol workers who originally opted out of their workplace pension, and be aware of their ongoing workplace pension duties. From now until the end of the year, 2,220 Cornish employers will start their workplace pension duties....
Top ten most common skills gaps

Top ten most common skills gaps

You’d have to be a pretty awesome business not to have any skills gaps. There’s always something new to clue up on or a hot new trend that could make things just that little bit easier. For most businesses top training needs fall into ten key areas so if there’s...
How to make web chat work for you

How to make web chat work for you

The Web Chat promise delivers in so many ways. It guarantees a seamless digital experience, offering near real-time communication in a highly personalised way. It may come as no surprise therefore that web chat is one of the most popular channels for customer...
Competing Fairly in Business

Competing Fairly in Business

Why Competition Law Matters to Businesses.Competition is an essential part of every-day business. But how much do businesses really know when it comes to “competing fairly”? Do they realise that certain activities can be illegal, and more often than not, they might be...
New Apprenticeship Campaign ‘Fire It Up’ launches

New Apprenticeship Campaign ‘Fire It Up’ launches

Education Secretary hails coming of age apprenticeship programme with top firms having woken up to the benefits apprentices are bringing to their workplaces Leading employers have woken up to the benefits apprenticeships bring to their workplaces, Education Secretary...
Brits changing spending habits in 2019

Brits changing spending habits in 2019

Brits are planning to become more savvy with their saving in 2019, according to the latest research from Paymentsense. The study* reveals that over half (56%) of UK consumers are planning or considering cutting their spending over the coming year. The most popular...
5 Steps to supercharge your customer service

5 Steps to supercharge your customer service

According to Magnus Geverts at Teleopti, exceptional customer experience goes beyond connecting the dots between different channels. It’s all about understanding and anticipating a customer’s every need. Here are five steps to building contextual customer service...
Cornwall Business Awards 2019 open for entries

Cornwall Business Awards 2019 open for entries

The search is on for the best of the best as the Cornwall Business Awards launch for 2019. From innovation and excellence in best practice to inspirational stories of success and growth; the Awards recognise companies that demonstrate why Cornwall and the Isles of...
The perfect solution for busy property owners

The perfect solution for busy property owners

An exciting new service is launching for busy property owners wanting to be part of the growing tourism industry in Cornwall. List Assisters helps owners list their property on booking platforms such as Airbnb, TripAdvisor, Booking.com, HolidayLettings and HomeAway...
Cutting food waste: game-changing fund opens

Cutting food waste: game-changing fund opens

Fund opens to substantially reduce food waste from food businesses. The government will today invite food redistribution organisations to apply for the first £5 million round of funding under a multi-million pound pilot scheme to reduce food waste. From today,...
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