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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.

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Information sessions

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

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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.


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


jobs created

Lisa Harker Quirky Art

“Outset has some phenomenal people and I am ever grateful for the encouragement I received.”

TG Electrics

"As a busy mum of three, the Outset Online programme fitted perfectly around my schedule."

Innoscent Cleaning

"Outset offer an outstanding array of business workshops in an informal, friendly and empowering environment."

Forthcoming 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

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Outset Cornwall, Information Session - Liskeard

Got a business idea but not sure where to start? Pop along to one of our informal sessions to find out more about what enterprise is and whether it is the right option for you. Our advisors will talk you through the range of support available through Outset and help you decide on your next steps.

Friday, 17 August 2018

10:00 am – 12 noon

Eliot House Hotel, Castle St, Liskeard,
PL14 3AU

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Outset Cornwall, Start Your Business Sessions 1-5 - Penzance

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.

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lescudjack Centre, Penmere Close,
Penzance, TR18 3PE

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Workshop: Create a website WordPress (Part 2) FULL – Redruth

This workshop follows on from our Introduction to website workshop and is perfect for those who have organised their domain and hosting and are ready to start adding content to their WordPress website. The workshop will including adding words and images to your web pages, starting with your home page; using themes; plug-ins and widgets, together with an introduction to search engine optimisation.