As we endure our third coronavirus lockdown there are mounting concerns of the potential cliff edge of job losses and businesses failures in the spring.
For 10 out of the last 11 years Cornwall has been voted the top UK holiday destination in the British Travel Awards.
The end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December also signals the end of the EU funding which has benefitted Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for more than 20 years.
Next week Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce his spending plans for 2021-22 and his decisions are likely to have far-reaching consequences for the economy of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Cornwall’s Creative Manifesto: cementing our position as the UK’s leading rural creative economy - Emmie Kell
This week has seen the publication of a Creative Manifesto for Cornwall which sets out a five-year vision to make Cornwall the UK’s leading rural creative economy.
Someone once said when you’re up to your neck in alligators, it’s easy to forget that the original plan was to drain the swamp, writes Mark Duddridge.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of Cornwall’s food and drink supply chains, reliant as many are on the food service, leisure and tourism sectors, and now facing the uncertainty of Brexit trade agreements.
The cultural and creative industries are among the worst impacted by coronavirus. And we lose them at our peril, argues Emmie Kell
A few weeks into lockdown, creative and cultural businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly began feeding into a survey about the impact of coronavirus on them.
Charities, community groups and social enterprises are playing a vital role during lockdown. But with many struggling through a lack of funds, we risk losing a pillar of society that is vital both now and for recovery, argues Poppy Naylor.
As we navigate the worst impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, people across the country are relying on charities, the essential support they provide and how they shape our society for the better, more than ever.