Business support and advice

Business Regulatory Support

The Council's Business Regulatory Support service can help you with;

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  • environmental health
  • trading standards
  • licensing
  • fire safety and;
  • planning and building control.

We offer a single point of contact for bespoke business support. It will help you get the licences and permissions you need, when you need them. The services will help you get it right first time saving you time and money.

We are here to help you understand the legislation affecting your business and to point you in the right direction.

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The Council works in partnership with the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. They also work with business support agencies across Cornwall to ensure that information, advice and guidance is available to help your business when you need it. We can help you if you are;

  • starting a new business
  • growing your business
  • relocating to Cornwall or;
  • running a social enterprise or charitable organisation.

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub is a new service that will act as a guide through the business support landscape. They will help you find the right support for you and your business. if you are a new or existing business, they can help you.

Visit the Growth Hub website for more information

Helping businesses work smarter and thrive through skills and training.

Is your business struggling to do things efficiently? Are you ready to grow but lack the skills to make it happen? 

On a free, impartial and independent skills review, the expert team will get to know your company, or more importantly get to know you. Using their in-depth knowledge of the skills and training arena will help you to find a training course, workshop or recruitment solution that’s just right for you.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly based businesses of all shapes, sizes and sectors are eligible to access the Skills Hub service. 

Visit the skills hub