Call us on 01209 311 063

Want to start a business?

Our team of friendly and supportive expert business advisors will help you explore your business idea.

A range of information information sessions, practical workshops and online learning will give you the tools and confidence you need to start your business journey.

Got a business idea but not sure what to start?

Our informal sessions help you find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors talk you through the range of support available through Outset to help you on your next steps.

Start Your Business workshops

Our Start Your Business workshops allow you to explore whether starting a business is right for you.

These sessions are usually run as two full day and two half day sessions over a four-week period. For example Start Your Business sessions 1 & 2 will be on one day and a week later Start Your Business sessions 3 & 4 will be held. The following week Start Your Business session 5 will be a half day, with Start Your Business session 6 following on in the last week.

information session

Information sessions

With regular business start-up sessions across Cornwall, find out if running your own business is for you.

start your business

Want to start your own business?

Through tailored help and advice Outset Cornwall can help you Start, Run and Grow your business.


Workshops and events

Outset run specialist business workshops and networking events in various locations across the county.


businesses started

Find out how Outset has helped people start their own business in Cornwall


jobs created

Kador Upholstery

"Outset is brilliant. Every member of the team is like one big support network. Outset gave us the confidence to start our own business."

Come Craft with Rhi

"I was blown away by the level of support on offer. Starting your own business is an exciting and unknown adventure. Just go for it!"

Rebelicious Sauces

"Outset’s team of expert business advisors are excellent. Their tailored advice and support has been extremely useful."

Forth coming business start-up events throughout Cornwall

We run both start-up sessions and workshops to help you grow your new business throughout Cornwall, visit our Events page to find out if there is one in your area.

Events taking place in the next few days

all (3)  |  Ask an advisor (0)  |  Information session (0)  |  Networking (0)  |  Start your business (2)  |  Workshops (1)  |  uncategorised (0)

Outset Cornwall, Search Engine Optimisation Workshop – Pool

Gaining strong visibility and authority and poitions on search engines can feel a bit like putting together a jigsaw puzzle, with many elements needing to work together effectively – and often over many months – to gain you exposure. In this practical three-hour session, we will guide you through good SEO practices to help you boost your business's online profile. 

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pool Innovation Centre, Trevenson Road,
Pool, Redruth, TR15 3PL

More info

Outset Cornwall, Start your business sessions – Helston

Our Business start up day sessions will help prepare you to start your own business and explore your ideas in a relaxed environment. Within our sessions, as well as exploring your idea we think about whether starting a business is right for you. We integrate business skills training, personal development and life management skills. These help to increase your confidence, knowledge and motivation on your business start-up journey.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Godolphin Club, Wendron St , Helston,
TR13 8PS

Book now

Start your business - Sessions 5 & 6 - Launceston

Have our business start up sessions inspired you on your business journey? Looking to build on what you’ve learned? Our two new workshops will review your progress, help you hone your presentation skills and examine the importance of developing a professional image.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

10:00 am – 1:30 pm

The Business Space, Dunheved House,
Dunheved Road, Launceston, PL15 9FB

Book now