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By 2030, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly will be the place where businesses thrive and people enjoy an outstanding quality of life. Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (CIoS LEP) aims to facilitate sustained growth through long term, joined up investment in our People, our Places and through our Businesses. Find out more about our Vision 2030 here.

LEP recruiting business people for Employment and Skills Board The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is recruiting local business people to help shape the future of employment and skills in the area.

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Local Industrial Recovery Manager recruitment Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly produced its Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) in March 2020. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic now requires a rapid review of this work

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Redundancy & Unemployment Support If your business is facing the prospect of making difficult decisions about staff redundancy or needs to restructure as a result of Covid-19, then below you will find information on the support that’s available in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

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Local Industrial Strategy The CIoS Industrial Strategy has been developed by the CIoS LEP in collaboration with local partners and stakeholders, and reflects shared ambitions for the future of the CIoS economy.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) The government has released guidance and support measures specifically for businesses and employers related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and this will be updated regularly.

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11Aug

Boost for South West’s floating offshore wind ambitions

Plans to build floating windfarms in the Celtic Sea to generate clean power and create thousands of green jobs have taken a major step forward after being shortlisted by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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7Aug

CIOSIF loan supports growth of independent music publisher

Penryn based independent publishing company, Red Planet Publishing Limited, has received an £80,000 loan from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF).

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7Aug

LEP recruiting business people for Employment and Skills Board

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is recruiting local business people to help shape the future of employment and skills in the area.

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4Aug

LEP agrees £14m investment to support 1,100 jobs

A £14.3m investment from the Government’s Getting Building Fund (GBF) to stimulate post-COVID-19 recovery over the next 18 months will support £59m worth of projects and 1,100 jobs in Cornwall.

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4Aug

LEP agrees £14m investment to support 1,100 jobs

A £14.3m investment from the Government’s Getting Building Fund (GBF) to stimulate post-COVID-19 recovery over the next 18 months will support £59m worth of projects and 1,100 jobs in Cornwall.

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29Jul

CIOSIF supporting growth and innovation says new report

A £40m investment fund to help growing small businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is boosting business performance and changing attitudes to finance, according to a new report.

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23Jul

Funding secured to support agricultural tech company’s expansion

Penryn based agri-tech company, Glas Data, has secured £140k equity investment from the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF), as part of a larger funding round, which includes investment from both existing and new private investors.

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3Jul

Cornwall’s ambition to lead UK’s post-COVID green recovery

Cornwall could play a vital national role in the UK’s post-pandemic recovery efforts with a green recovery plan that puts floating wind power, geothermal energy and lithium mining for electric car batteries at the heart of its economic future.

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3Jul

Cornwall’s ambition to lead UK’s post-COVID green recovery

Cornwall could play a vital national role in the UK’s post-pandemic recovery efforts with a green recovery plan that puts floating wind power, geothermal energy and lithium mining for electric car batteries at the heart of its economic future.

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2Jul

First year of screen agency drives talent development, accessibility and Cornish Language production

Set up through joint investment from Cornwall Council and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership in July 2019 to drive economic growth in the film, TV, games & animation sectors, Screen Cornwall has spent its first year focusing on the foundations – harnessing great talent and establishing a clear brand positioning within the industry.

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4Jun

Robotics company eyes growth with £300k equity support from CIOSIF

Service Robotics Limited, a health and wellbeing business focusing on supporting the vulnerable and elderly through innovative technology, has raised £600,000 in their latest funding round. The funding includes a £300,000 equity investment from the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) and investment from Britbots and the Enterprise 100 Angel Investment Club.

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28May

LEP stimulates debate about post-COVID19 economy

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on how we lead our lives and businesses in the future is the subject of a new series of videos exploring ‘Thoughts on a New Normal’.

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