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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, Branding, Promotion & Sales Workshop FULL – Pool, Redruth

When starting up one of the biggest challenges is making you and your business known and acquiring new customers. This full day workshop provides a clear insight into the main methods of marketing your business. It will help you consider which options are best suited to your business, provide you with innovative ways of marketing your business on a startup budget and develop a professional marketing strategy and plan. Our comprehensive sales element will help you to target your potential clients, understand the psychology and methods of effective selling and establish a sales strategy that will work for your business.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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

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Outset Cornwall, Grow Your Business Workshop - Bude

Shoot for the moon even if you miss you would land among the stars! “Growing and developing a new venture should be a continual process and is often happens naturally through a result of work completed in the day to day running of a business. However, through careful planning we can engineer great success” (Blake, 2005).

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Neetside Community Centre, Leven Road,
Bude, EX23 8LB

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Outset Cornwall – Information Session, Truro Evening

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.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Business Space, Chiltern House,
City Road, Truro, TR1 2JL

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