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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


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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."

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, Photography for your Business workshop – Pool, Redruth

A practical session on how to take better photographs for your website and marketing material, together with simple editing and how the re-size them to make sure your website pages update as swiftly as possible. Please bring along some items to photograph and your camera.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

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Outset Cornwall, Selling Made Simple Workshop - Truro Evening

This practical and fun sales workshop is a must for anyone looking to quickly build their business by winning and keeping customers.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Truro Business Space, Chiltern Hosue,
City Road, Truro, TR1 2JL

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Outset Cornwall Networking Event Truro

Outset Cornwall client networking events have proved so popular with clients that we will be running sessions every month during 2018.  You are invited to attend our next networking session on Thursday 19 July 2018 between 12pm and 2.30pm in the Function Room at the County Arms, Truro.   This will give you an opportunity to meet other Outset Cornwall clients at different stages of their business start-up journey. Over refreshments and a buffet lunch, you’ll have a chance to share ideas, form collaborations with others on the same journey or even find potential customers for your business.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

12 noon – 2:30 pm

County Arms, Highertown , Truro, TR1 3PZ

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