Business Cornwall

College backs economic recovery plan

Cornwall Businnes - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 09:59
Truro and Penwith College is lending its support to a major national plan for economic recovery and has written to all Cornish MPs asking them to do the same.
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Q2 economic survey results released

Cornwall Businnes - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 09:13
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has released the latest results from its Quarterly Economic Survey (QES). Unsurprisingly, the QES Q2 report, which was conducted by local survey firm PFA Research, discovered that significant numbers of Cornish businesses are operating below capacity following the coronavirus pandemic. Results from the survey, of which 167 participants took part, also […]
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Temperature testing and privacy concerns

Cornwall Businnes - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 09:07
Data protection and employment law specialists from a leading Cornish law firm are urging employers introducing temperature testing of employers and customers to ensure they adhere to privacy legislation. Experts from Stephens Scown LLP are urging businesses to document their decision-making processes in order to comply with the accountability obligations under data protection legislation, the […]
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St Austell festivals postponed

Cornwall Businnes - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 14:25
The Austell Project has announced that both its 2020 town centre events, The Garden Festival and The Whitegold Festival of Clay, are postponed until 2021.
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Chamber urges clarity on hospitality opening

Cornwall Businnes - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 13:05
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Government to clarify when hospitality businesses will be allowed to open.
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Queen praises chambers’ contribution

Cornwall Businnes - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:26
Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution chambers of commerce across the UK and around the world are making to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities, in a letter released today.
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Frugi launches Happy Childhood Fund

Cornwall Businnes - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:01
Frugi has launched a new Happy Childhood Fund initiative to help improve the lives of vulnerable children living in poverty throughout the UK.
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Council urges visitors to ‘plan ahead’

Cornwall Businnes - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:22
Cornwall Council is calling for a “careful and measured” approach to the reopening of the visitor economy.
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Space race gathering pace

Cornwall Businnes - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 14:41
The search is on for a local supply chain to support the proposed space launch industry in Cornwall.
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Guest post: New guidance on part-time furlough

Cornwall Businnes - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 12:15
Coodes Solicitors employment specialist Philip Sayers explains the latest Government guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which details employers’ options for part-time furlough.
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Webinar: Keeping Digital Centre Stage

Cornwall Businnes - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 12:00
Kate Doodson will be returning to the Unlocking Potential webinar room next week to help businesses proactively consider what their digital future looks like.
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Taste of the West winners

Cornwall Businnes - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:34
The first set of winners have been announced for this year’s Taste of the West Product Awards.
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Airport faces job losses

Cornwall Businnes - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 10:45
Up to 36 employees are facing redundancy at Cornwall Airport Newquay.
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Discretionary funding deadline extended

Cornwall Businnes - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:42
Businesses across Cornwall ineligible for Government support now have until Wednesday June 22 to register an expression of interest for discretionary funding.
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Ideal Foods lands new supplier

Cornwall Businnes - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:12
International seafood business, Ideal Foods, has signed a new supply agreement with Fife-based Mowi Consumer Products UK.
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Tribute launches in M&S

Cornwall Businnes - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:41
St Austell Brewery has won a new national listing with Marks & Spencer.
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Row over Cornwall reopening for tourism

Cornwall Businnes - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:36
A row is brewing over whether Cornwall should be reopening for tourism in early July.
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Webinars: Lunch with Coodes

Cornwall Businnes - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:03
Local law firm Coodes is holding a series of lunchtime webinars this summer to help businesses navigate through the impacts of Covid-19. The first Coodes Legal Lunch, on Tuesday June 30, will feature a commercial property review and the future. Three further webinars will take place in July, with subjects ranging from employment law to […]
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Cornish vodka seeing double

Cornwall Businnes - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:27
Aval Dor Vodka, distilled from potatoes grown on a family farm near Lostwithiel, has been awarded Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
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First-ever Eden Ambassadors chosen

Cornwall Businnes - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 11:23
"The coolest band of four on the planet since Abba" have been appointed as the first-ever Eden Ambassadors.
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