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   For far too many businesses it’s an outdated vision of school leavers doing manual, low-skilled jobs.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 about...
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 representation...
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...
St Austell Brewery wins prestigious Queens Award

St Austell Brewery wins prestigious Queens Award

On Saturday April 21st, Her Majesty the Queen announced St Austell Brewery as a recipient of the prestigious Queen’s Award, based upon the company’s success in terms of sustainable development across its operations. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most...
Get Skills Cornwall

Get Skills Cornwall

On Tuesday 17th April the Skills Hub hosted the first ever Get Skills Cornwall event in partnership with the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce. It was a jam packed morning of rapid skills injection designed to help businesses boost productivity and work smarter. There...
Sail Shape receive support from Superfast Business Cornwall

Sail Shape receive support from Superfast Business Cornwall

Sail Shape designs and manufactures high quality race sails, cruiser sails, covers, awnings, and rigging. First established in 1983, the company was bought by former employee Alan Harris-Guerrero in 2011, since when the business has gone from strength to strength.  ...
Swapping the cask for classroom

Swapping the cask for classroom

Skinner’s Brewery (Truro) have recently designed a bespoke management programme for their managers and coordinators in an effort to target company-wide goals and improve department synergy. Staff from a range of areas have been through the new programme, which has...
Chilli Jam Vans complete bespoke adventure van fit

Chilli Jam Vans complete bespoke adventure van fit

West Cornwall campervan conversion specialist Chilli Jam Vans has recently completed a bespoke adventure van fit to cross continents for its ‘outdoory’ owners. Clive and Sarah Burley of St Ives are no strangers to extreme sporting with Sarah once cycling across...
Digital tech event “Digital Forum 2018” announced

Digital tech event “Digital Forum 2018” announced

Businesses engaged with the Superfast Business Cornwall service have said that the adoption of digital technology has been a real Game changer for them so at our annual showcase event this year we are sharing those experiences. Digital Forum 2018 – harnessing...
Workspace project cuts the turf in Falmouth

Workspace project cuts the turf in Falmouth

A groundbreaking project to provide new, high quality employment space in Falmouth has commenced.  The project will provide an extension to the existing site at Bickland Industrial Park on Bickland Water Road. The project represents the first speculative employment...
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