The way farm businesses become, or remain profitable, is likely to change significantly in the next few years. Brexit means that payments based on area farmed under the EU's Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will be phased out over the next 7 years.
Now that the Prime Minister's timeline for reopening the UK economy has been published, all eyes will be turning to next week's Budget.
Towns have always been at the heart of communities and regional economies. As centres of commerce, culture and connectivity, they have for centuries brought people together to live, work and play.
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.