Cornwall Chamber of Commerce
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has been representing, inspiring and influencing the business community in Cornwall for 25 years. As we look forward to the next 25, the need for businesses to collaborate, to lobby powerfully and to have an ally that advocates best practice in all respects has never been stronger. We make doing business easier in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly by helping your business to be a winner.
The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Nestled in a huge crater, massive Biomes house the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events. As a registered charity all money raised supports transformational projects and learning programmes.
St Austell Printing Company
St Austell Printing Company is an award winning, family-run printing company with over 35 years experience in quality lithographic and digital printed communications. Based in our purpose-built sustainable factory on the outskirts of St Austell, we offer a full range of printing services as well as an in-house mailing and fulfilment department. We are proud to work with companies of all sizes both here in Cornwall as well as across the UK.
With an ongoing commitment to promoting the Cornish economy, we are undertaking a continued investment in equipment and offering skilled opportunities to local people – helping Cornwall to stay at the forefront of print manufacturing.
St Austell Brewery
Founded in 1851 by Walter Hicks, St Austell Brewery is one of the oldest businesses in Cornwall. The company owns an award-winning estate of 178 pubs and hotels across the South West and is one of Cornwall’s largest employers with over 1,500 full and part time employees. Our mission statement to serve customers with excellence ensures distinctive experiences for all guests, whether through premium accommodation, high quality food or the company’s well-established range of award-winning beers.
Transform offers coaching to established businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with ambition for growth. Support is tailored to each business’ individual needs, helping owners access tools and resources as they look to the next stage of their business journey. Transform also offers recruitment support to businesses looking to grow their teams. The programme is delivered by Oxford Innovation in partnership with Unlocking Potential and financed by the European Regional Development Fund
Commercial Estates Group
CEG build communities, by regenerating, redeveloping and re-imagining local areas. CEG is delivering two significant developments in Cornwall at Carlyon Bay, St Austell and Saltash. We work closely with local councils and residents to deliver new homes, business spaces and inspirational places around the UK, enabling communities to flourish.
Their portfolio covers nine million square feet, with a capital value of around £800 million. Our rental income is at £50 million, with a value of around £66 million.
Pall Corporation is an industry leader and manufacturer of proprietary filtration, separation and purification products and solutions.
Business Cornwall is Cornwall’s only dedicated business news website and magazine. All the latest business news, information and advice on one dedicated site.
CORSERV is a new company established by Cornwall Council to provide strategic direction and oversight for its existing arm’s length and commercial trading companies: CORMAC Solutions Ltd, Cornwall Airport, Cornwall Housing, Cornwall Development Company and our Nottinghamshire joint venture company, Via East Midlands Limited.
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership drives activity to support business growth, create jobs and help people realise their potential. We are led by local business people working together with Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly to set the priorities for how our economy should grow. Our role is to oversee how best to invest over £1 billion of public, private and European funds in the local economy by 2020.
At Unlocking Potential we deliver a range of services for people looking for their dream professional job, entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing businesses here in Cornwall.
Future Focus is an inspiring and practical programme crafted specifically for Cornwall-based business leaders who want to future-proof their businesses. We understand time is short for those at the top – so we’ll help you discover strength and energy to accelerate growth, reduce risk and create change. This programme from Unlocking Potential will arm you with the tools, resources and collaborative networks to break boundaries, innovate and prosper. The programme is part-funded by the European Development Fund.
Cornwall College Business
Cornwall College Business offers degrees and professional qualifications in business, accounting, marketing, management, sales, law, tourism,information technology, sport, regeneration, manufacturing and retail. Its links with businesses ensure courses are relevant, accessible and recognised by industry. The Business School is an accredited provider of a number of professional courses including the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Management Institute and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, equipping students with the necessary skills to pursue professional careers.
The University of Exeter
The University of Exeter is globally recognised as one of the top universities in terms of both quality of teaching and impact of research. We have developed an international reputation as a pre-eminent research institute, based in Cornwall, by collaborating with local stakeholders to undertake cutting-edge research addressing scientific, medical, and social concerns. Our two Cornwall Campuses: the Truro Campus, located at the Knowledge Spa near the Royal Cornwall Hospital, and the Penryn Campus are key to our global and regional successes. We provide knowledge exchange and business support services to companies throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Truro and Penwith College
Truro and Penwith College is a tertiary college and one of the best further education colleges in the country. Awarded the Training Quality Standard, Truro and Penwith College Business delivers high quality training and development solutions that make a real difference to employers. Apprenticeships, Business Skills, Management Training and Professional Qualifications are part of a complete range of opportunities offered throughout Cornwall to boost business performance.
The Outset programme provides tailor-made business start-up support to individuals within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly thanks to funding by the European Regional Development Fund, DCH and the Outset Foundation.
Designed to help you accomplish that dream of starting a business, our flexible approach means our workshops can be adapted to suit everyone’s individual needs.