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Magical education trip to Disney

Students from Cornwall have been given an insight to the operations of one of the world’s most beloved attractions. The Cornwall College Travel and Tourism course students made the trip to Disney Paris before Christmas for an international tourism conference held at...

Around 30% of FSB Awards Finalists are Cornish Businesses

Cornwall is the home of almost 30% of the finalists announced in the South West area heat of FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019. The South West awards final will take place on 7th February in Somerset. Award category winners will go through to the UK final in...

Apprenticeships – Key to Solving Chef Shortage

A leading restauranteur says the key to solving the looming problem of a shortage of chefs lies in encouraging more young people to take up Apprenticeships. Andrew Savery has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry and currently serves up traditional...

New funding set to develop leaders

Existing and future leaders are being given a helping hand to develop the skills needed to lead their business through change with eyes firmly fixed on Brexit. CCB Training, part of the Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are the project lead and along with their delivery...

Improving the railway in the South West

The Great Western Main Line passes through a number of tunnels, including Whiteball near Tiverton Parkway, and Marley near Totnes. To ensure their continued use, Network Rail needs to carry out maintenance during February and March. Whiteball Tunnel will be closed...

Apprenticeship Spurs Charlotte to Dream Promotion

A receptionist who rose through the ranks to Operations Support Manager at a growing healthcare company has described how an Apprenticeship kick-started her career. Charlotte Gurd, 42, was sceptical about the value of Apprenticeships - thinking they were “just for...

Business Manager roles: Exeter and Bristol

BUSINESS MANAGERS – BRISTOL AND EXETER AREAS SWIG Finance is a Responsible Finance Provider. As a lender and manager of funds, we are committed to providing viable SMEs and start-ups with access to finance in the South West region. We are a Delivery Partner of the...