Who we've helped

Here are a selection of businesses from across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly we have helped. They got in touch for a free business review and gone on to access free business support services to help them to grow their business and work smarter. 

Cohort Hostel
Growth & Skills Hub

In 2011, husband & wife team Lee & Dan Strickland moved to Cornwall from London to run a guest house in St Ives. After three years, while looking for a larger B & B, they discovered the dilapidated St Ives Backpackers building was on the market.

Lee recalls:
Neither of us were classic B&B-ers, however we had both travelled extensively using hostels and so when the St Ives Backpackers came on the market (in 2015) it felt like a no-brainer; we had a real ‘a hostel! Why hadn’t we thought of this before?’ moment.

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Two men and two women from Piran Playful Piskies

Piran's Playful Piskies

Skills Hub

Piran's Playful Piskies, a soft play centre in Callington, is a vibrant company with as much energy as the children that enjoy the place.

Katherine George looks up at camera with OH SO in background.

Oh So Social

Skills Hub

Oh So Social is an international, multi-award winning social media marketing agency.

Lucie Hackney sitting at desk with computer screens in background.

Kernow Controls

Skills Hub

Kernow Controls, based in Penryn, develops building management systems and smoke control systems in the UK.

Leigh Santi standing behind the bar at the Atlantic Inn pub

The Atlantic Inn

Skills Hub

The Atlantic Inn is a pub in Porthleven boasting sea views from the Lizard to Mousehole.

Man and woman in a cafe wearing aprons with the word Tengo on them

Café Tengo

Skills Hub

Café Tengo, a family business based in St Austell, offers high-quality food and drink to its customers. The café also serves as a venue for community events and local initiatives.  

Vickie smiling

Vickie Heaney, print maker

Skills Hub

Vickie Heaney is an artist and ornithologist, living and working on the Isles of Scilly.