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Government urged to accelerate roll-out of COVID19 business support measures
The Government is being urged to accelerate the roll-out of business support measures in response to the coronavirus after a survey in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly found that 40% of businesses said they may not last another month.
It's time to prove that Cornwall really is Proud to Care!
People who need care and support in Cornwall are calling on everyone who can, to urgently step up and apply for a role in Cornwall’s care sector.
Coronavirus Business Impact Survey
Businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to fill out a short online survey about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting on their business.
Statement from Visit Cornwall, Cornwall Council, CIoS LEP and Public Health
Total and Simply Blue Energy in JV to Develop Floating Wind Projects in the Celtic Sea
Simply Blue Energy, a pioneering Celtic Sea energy developer, and Total, one of the world’s largest energy companies, have established a partnership to develop floating wind projects in the Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea
Joint coronavirus statement from the LEP and Cornwall Council
LEP’s Local Growth Fund unlocks Liskeard Cattle Market site
The long-awaited regeneration of Liskeard Cattle Market is set to go ahead with the support of a £590,000 investment by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership.
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Budget comment
Budget comment from LEP Chair, Mark Duddridge.
LEP publishes draft Local Industrial Strategy
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) will soon submit its draft Local Industrial Strategy to government.
CIOSIF loan helps Padstow pooch business grow
A Padstow business specialising in wholesale dog care products is expanding into new markets with the support of a £32,000 loan from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund as part of a £97,000 package of support.
New appointment to Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Board
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Poppy Naylor as a non-executive director.
Chancellor urged to back Great South West
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, is being urged to back the Great South West in the Budget and help kick start ambitious plans to create the UK’s first clean energy powerhouse.
Jobs boost from Celtic Sea floating wind industry
A new floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in the South West and Wales, and £682m of spend in the local supply chain by 2030.
LEP Growth Fund supports £2m Porthleven workspace project
A £2m project to create new workspace on the outskirts of Porthleven is underway having secured £700,000 from the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership.
Great South West partners deliver investment roadmap to Local Growth Minister
An economic roadmap to drive a £45 billion uplift to the South West economy has been formally presented to the government.
LEP Growth Fund investment supports £1.8m Falfish expansion
Cornwall-based seafood supplier Falfish has announced a £1.8m investment in new cold storage facilities to support the further growth of the business. The expansion is being supported by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) using £575,000 from the government’s Local Growth Fund.
Great South West partners target £45 billion economic boost
A powerful coalition of South West businesses, education leaders and local authorities has pledged to work in partnership with Government to make the Great South West the latest growth alliance to rebalance the UK economy.
Progressive Cornish businesses immerse themselves in the 3D world
Free ‘Immersive Tech Introductions’ showcase how Cornish businesses can utilise 3D photography scanning for all needs