Christmas Party for One (and all)

Christmas Party for One (and all)

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub are organising a Christmas Party for people that work on their own as sole traders, self-employed or freelancers. The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub are organising a Christmas Party for people that work on their own...
Top Tips For Producing A Successful Corporate Brochure

Top Tips For Producing A Successful Corporate Brochure

In today’s fast-paced digital world a professionally designed and printed corporate brochure can help your business stand apart from the crowd. Here are some top tips from PrintUK.com to get it right. The addition of a company brochure to your marketing arsenal will...
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...
Businesses in Cornwall urged to get Brexit ready

Businesses in Cornwall urged to get Brexit ready

Guidance for businesses on how to prepare for trading in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit has been released today by Cornwall Council, the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, and the Federation of Small Businesses. Based on Government’s guidance on how to...
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....
Royal Cornwall Show 2017

Royal Cornwall Show 2017

The Growth Hub were at Royal Cornwall Show with our business partners and The Growth Programme. We were speaking to stands and visitors about their businesses and the free support they can access as well as giving our pens away to budding entrepreneurs!! Our team went...
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...
Industrial Strategy green paper

Industrial Strategy green paper

The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy launched a green paper in Daresbury to address long-term challenges to the UK economy. “Our aim is to improve living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across...
2016 a year in business

2016 a year in business

2016 was a rollercoaster year for global events. Here is a round up from across the media on what happened and what to expect for 2017. From the papersWhat can you remember?A look back and looking forward to 2017…So what are your big plans for 2017? Let us know...
Autumn Statement 2016  – the round up

Autumn Statement 2016 – the round up

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Statement last week and promptly put a stop to doing anymore! Here is round up of the announcements. What does it mean for business? Reaction from...
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...
£95 million to revive historic high streets

£95 million to revive historic high streets

Redruth is one of the locations that will benefit from a £95 million heritage boost for high streets in 69 towns across the country. 69 high streets in England will be revitalised by a £95 million cash injectionThis is the biggest ever single investment by Government...
How to survive an office move

How to survive an office move

Companies House London office is moving. See our top tips if you are moving office. If you ask people to list their top 5 most stressful situations, you’ll find that moving house is always in there. Even if you’re moving to your dream home it’s still stressful as it’s...
MOR Workspace Pioneers Cornish Pro-Working

MOR Workspace Pioneers Cornish Pro-Working

Newquay-based organisation, Mor Workspace, is providing working environments with the launch of a unique, market-leading Cornish ‘pro-working’ concept The new Mor pro-working concept is based around four key cornerstones: Pro-ductivity, Pro-activeness,...
Women pick jobs closer to family over bigger salary

Women pick jobs closer to family over bigger salary

Women are more likely to leave a job because of a longer commute, but a man is more content to travel longer for higher pay – inflaming the gender pay gap. Women who have an hour-long commute are nearly a third (29 per cent) more likely to leave their current...
4 Cornish places to benefit from new Towns Fund

4 Cornish places to benefit from new Towns Fund

Towns across England will work with the government to develop innovative regeneration plans. The 100 places invited to develop proposals for a new generation of multi-million-pound Town Deals have today (6 September 2019) been announced by Local Government Secretary...
Local companies developing organic motoring

Local companies developing organic motoring

In a move to substantially reduce the global effects of Climate Change, Bio Engine Technology Ltd is developing the Herbl(TM) engine and fuel to replace all fossil-fuelled engines in vehicles and marine craft. ‘So long as the internal combustion engine is built,...
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