Professional, welcoming support at every stage of your journey

We want to see your business arrive and thrive in Cornwall.

Starting or expanding your business is a journey, and we’re fully-equipped to support you every step of the way.


Deep local knowledge, born of love for our corner of the UK

Whatever you need to know about the region, the local business environment, or what to expect when you’re here, we have the expertise to help.

Our team of local experts can answer your questions and help you better understand:

  • Where your company will fit into the local business environment 
  • What unique opportunities exist within the region for your company 
  • How you can get the most out of working and living in Cornwall

Making sure your first steps into the region are the right ones

There’s no better way to find out what Cornwall has to offer than to come and experience it all first-hand. We’ll help you plan a fact-finding trip filled with productive meetings, visits to relevant organisations and locations, and the very best that the region has to offer.

Get in touch with us before you visit, and we can help you:

  • Set up meetings with relevant contacts 
  • Identify key locations to visit in the region 
  • Help you get a true glimpse at what your working life will look like in Cornwall

Finding your place in Cornwall’s productive and growing business community

No matter what industry you’re in, connections matter. So, when you move to a new region, it’s nice to know that there’s someone there that’s going to help you meet the right people and establish connections that could shape the future of your business.

Even before you arrive, we can help your business make the right in-roads in Cornwall, by helping you identify and introducing you to:

  • Like-minded peers in the region 
  • Local peer groups and events 
  • Potential collaborative partners

Helping you find and establish the perfect home for your business

Finding the perfect new home for your business is never easy. But if you don’t know the area you’re moving to, it can be extremely challenging. The right premises will play a huge role in how happy and satisfied you feel in Cornwall, so we’re committed to helping you make the right choice first time.

Using our deep local expertise, we can help you see beyond what’s available on the open market and discover:

  • Upcoming and existing large developments that might be a good fit for your company 
  • Hotspots for companies working in similar industries to you 
  • Resources that may be available to help you construct your own premises

Expert guidance to help you access the resources you need to grow and succeed

In Cornwall, there are a number of initiatives and organisations established to help start-ups and growing businesses thrive in the region. If you need financial support to keep your business growing in the region, we can help you find it.

We’re deeply connected to multiple funding and investment sources, including:

  • Government and European-funded business growth initiatives 
  • An expanding private equity and investment community
Business Support

Putting you in touch with people that can help you overcome any business challenge

Even the fastest growing businesses need a helping hand every now and again. As your company expands and runs into new challenges, there’s a lot of support available to help you navigate your way to success in Cornwall. We’ll guide you towards it.

We can help put you in touch with:

  • Professional business support organisations 
  • Peer support through direct contact or industry peer groups 
  • The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

Tapping into a wealth of amazing Cornish talent

Our end goal is to see your business growing and creating new jobs and opportunities in Cornwall. There’s a wealth of incredible talent in the region, and we have the knowledge and expertise to help you find it.

We’ll work closely with you to understand your talent needs and help you identify ways to:

  • Understand how best to fill your vacancies in the region 
  • Tap into reliable local talent sources 
  • Market your jobs to a growing pool of high-quality talent

Whatever you need, we’re here to help

We’ve helped a wide range of businesses find their home and lay the foundations for growth in Cornwall. However we know that no two companies need exactly the same support.

If you have a specific requirement, or if you don’t know what support you need, talk to us and we’ll let you know exactly how we can help you.

Contact us today on +44 (0)1872 326727

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Finance & Funding

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Location & Connectivity

1 hour to London. 5 minutes to the beach. Up to 330 Mbps

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Why invest in Cornwall?

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