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   For far too many businesses it’s an outdated vision of school leavers doing manual, low-skilled jobs.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....
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...
Cornish entrepreneur to speak at Social Media Week Bristol

Cornish entrepreneur to speak at Social Media Week Bristol

An entrepreneur from Cornwall has been chosen to form a line-up of experts at a special half-day event at this year’s Social Media Week Bristol. “It’s an honour to be asked to speak by Enterprise Nation at this year’s Social Media Week Bristol – an event that brings...
Careers Hub CIOS Launches New Website

Careers Hub CIOS Launches New Website

Careers Hub Cornwall & Isles of Scilly has recently launched their new website, which will help join the dots between business and education. This website has been created to not only offer employers the opportunity to get involved, but to offer guidance to the...
Reimagining Cornish Towns Conference

Reimagining Cornish Towns Conference

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is collaborating with Cornwall Council and the LEP to galvanise change from within Cornish towns and look to a brighter future. It’s been recognised for some time that High Streets and towns across the UK are in decline. Cornwall is...
Public Vote for Business of the Year 2019 Now Open

Public Vote for Business of the Year 2019 Now Open

Hot on the heels of the finalist announcement for the Cornwall Business Awards, we are delighted to open the public vote for Business of the Year – for the very first time! “We are really excited to launch this new category and open up the decision making to the...
AJT wins ITI Corporate Award

AJT wins ITI Corporate Award

Newquay-based translation and localisation company, AJT, has been awarded the 2019 ITI Corporate Award for its Graduate Junior Translator Scheme. “We are absolutely delighted to receive this award, and to get industry recognition for our efforts in helping the next...
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