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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Beach Guardian business owner

Beach Guardian

Growth Hub

Emily is mad about rubbish, that it ends up in the sea and washed up on our beaches.

Jo on gym equipment

Jo’s Fitness Studio

Growth Hub

Jo had a troubled start to life admitting that she was a bit of a rebel; her family struggled with money and had a period of homelessness.

Stuart smiling

Atlantic Brewery

Growth Hub

Atlantic Brewery  on the north coast of Cornwall has been producing organic beers for more than a decade.

Hedgehog business owner


Growth Hub

Hedgehog is a digital marketing agency based in Hayle with outposts in Bedford and Brazil! 

Belinda with mannequin in bee suit

BB Wear

Growth Hub

BBwear manufactures a range of protective clothing for beekeepers as well as equipment, bee supplies and starter kits.  BBWear is a family run business based in Truro, founded in 2000 by Belinda an

Amanda Winwood, woman standing in front of shelf of products

Made for Life Organics

Skills Hub

Made for Life Organics hand-blends organic skincare products in Truro, which it sells nationally.