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Celtic & Co Case Study

Celtic & Co is a Newquay based business, founded in 1990 by husband and wife team Nick and Kath Whitworth. It has grown to be a global company offering a wide range of footware, clothing and accessories made from all-natural fibres, predominantly produced in the UK. They sell via both their UK and international websites […]

Cornwall Training and Consultancy

Cornwall Training and Consultancy was set up in January 2015 to provide affordable and high-quality B2B training course solutions across the South West. The company’s CTC trainers are highly qualified, providing expertise from professional backgrounds, including; the Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard, RNLI and the Armed Forces. With the ability to tailor training to the size […]

Skinner’s Brewery Co. Ltd

Skinners Brewery is an award-winning business which recently celebrated producing its 10,000th brew. Commercial Director, Mike Pritchard, describes the business as, “brewers of the finest, hoppiest beers in Cornwall, we focus all our efforts on brewing the best beers we can.  Our ales use whole-flower hops and the finest ingredients, along with the South West’s trailblazing spirit, to add […]

Sapience HR

Cornish HR Company #ScaleUpWithTech Operating for over a decade, Sapience HR Ltd are expert advisers, providing outsourced human resource and personnel consultancy services to businesses in Cornwall and the South West.   Managing Director, Sue Hook, describes her business mission as wanting to redefine HR. “We provide a proactive, honest and straightforward strategic approach to brilliant human resources; an approach that continually […]

Innovative Big Data Development from Cornish Specialist Pansensic Ltd

Pansensic Ltd is a software developer based in Bude.   Every week it collects and analyses millions of customer and employee feedback comments from companies worldwide and presents this information in an understandable way and “makes sense of the soup.” It deals with three major business areas; Healthcare, New Product Development and Staff Experience and clients […]

Communities for Renewables

Cornish based Renewable Energy Business Develops Unique Customer Portal Communities for Renewables CIC (CfR) helps communities set up local energy enterprises and supports them to develop, finance and manage their own renewable energy generation. CfR also provides strategic advice to help develop and implement a wide range of local energy business models that help reduce […]

Flow Mobile

Newquay based Flow Mobile, has been delivering enterprise level software solutions using agile techniques since 2013. Their impressive client list includes; Santander Bank, Sky TV and Vodafone. The Opportunity The business’ latest venture, the Pentire Project, enables retailers to promote offers and services to consumers in the vicinity. Through the app, small businesses can directly […]

MA Grigg

MA Grigg is a long-established family owned country store operating from a large purpose-built site at St Austell and making the most of digital technology to reach customers outside of the County. The Opportunity They have been trading online since 2010 and 20% of their sales are from outside of Cornwall. With plans to increase […]

Green&Blue

Award winning designers create a buzz using digital technology  Green&Blue are award winning designers and creators of unique gift ideas for the home and garden. From their studio in Perranporth they produce and sell eco-friendly bird feeders, bird houses, bee houses as well as wildflower seeds for attracting birds and bees into gardens. The business […]

T J International

Based in Padstow, T J International Ltd specialises in the manufacture of quality books. Founded in 1969 in London by Tom Jacques, the business moved to Cornwall in 1973 and as the business grew a new purpose-built factory was built in 1995. In 1998 the company started to print books digitally with print-on-demand production being […]

Tanist

New Holiday Letting Software Development enhances tourism IT service range of Cornish ICT specialist Bodmin based Tanist is an ICT consultancy providing bespoke software solutions, website development, WI-FI solutions, Customer Relationship Management systems and IT. Established in 1986 by John Holman, Tanist has 9 technology professionals delivering IT services. The Opportunity Tanist contacted Superfast Business […]

Troll Trader Limited

A game changing project for Troll Trader Limited Troll Trader Limited is an online business serving the table top/miniatures online gaming industry and selling playing cards (predominantly Magic The Gathering cards) from their premises in Cornwall. The Opportunity Already successful in Cornwall and established in the US, Troll Trader does not want to stop there […]

Western Mechanical Handling

Western Mechanical Handling UK Ltd (WMH) is a family owned company with over 40-years’ experience in the automation of production lines for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Based in Callington, WMH designs and builds bespoke solutions to meet specific production requirements. They produce equipment that automates production within factories; such as for the production of quiche, […]

Made for Life Organics

Cornish organics skincare producer adopts digital technology Made for Life Organics Ltd makes and sells 100% organic skincare products from its base in Penryn.  Managing Director, Amanda Winwood has led the business for more than 15 years and the company currently employs 7 staff. Hand-blended in Cornwall, their products are based on herbs, flowers and […]

FibreCRM Ltd

FibreCRM provides cloud-based client relationship management software (CRM) and services to accountancy practices in the UK. Trading since 2009, this innovative Cornish business has developed systems that help accountancy practices free up time, enrich relationships and simplify onboarding processes. The company provides software which integrates most of the leading Practice Management systems including Iris, CCH, […]

Altcom Ltd

Leading Cornish web development agency enters Big Data market Altcom Ltd is an award-winning web and app software development agency with its HQ in Penzance, and staff in London, Glasgow and Manchester.  Established in 1995 it delivers web platforms, mobile apps and advanced bespoke software solutions to clients such as the Scotrail and Greater Anglia rail franchises, […]

Focus Technology Europe Case Study

Based in West Cornwall, Focus Technology Europe Ltd offers a wide range of services including IT Consultancy, communications and digital marketing services to SMEs. For over 15 years they have been providing their services to customers across the UK. The business has experienced steady growth with 20% out of Cornwall. The company already offered great […]

Datasharp UK Limited Case Study

Cornish technology business grows with support from Superfast Business Cornwall Cornwall based technology company Datasharp UK Limited provides businesses throughout the UK with IT advice, solutions and support. Established in the 1980s, the business has constantly remained at the forefront of business technology solutions ever since. With experts who focus on Voice, Connectivity, IT, Photocopiers and […]

Tonick Business Publishing Case study

Tonick Business Publishing are the team behind the popular Business Cornwall magazine and www.businesscornwall.co.uk. Toni and Nick Eyriey, launched the magazine in 2006, are based at Pool Innovation Centre and employ two staff.  The current business includes producing 10 issues of Business Cornwall Magazine per year with 4,500 copies distributed each time; online advertising with […]

Bull & Wolf Film Co

Boosting the company website with SEO and finance tools to create a better user experience Established in 2017, Bull & Wolf Film Co. strives to deliver the highest quality video production services in Cornwall and around the UK. With a full service offering they are able to take client’s ideas from conception through to delivery, […]

Spiral UK Case Study

Spiral UK are experts in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke spiral, curved and straight staircases. Based in Helston, the company has been trading since 1985.  They also have a showroom in Amersham, Buckinghamshire and a sales office in Cambridgeshire. The business currently employs 50 people. With customers across the UK, they supply the […]

Casting Ashes – Case Study

St Columb Major based husband and wife team, Noel and Jill Brennan began their business in 2017.  Casting Ashes combines their interest in both sculpture and emotional well-being. The initial idea for Casting Ashes came when at a family funeral, Noel announced he would like his ashes to be cast into a sculpture.  They knew […]

AvatarJo, part of ActorBank

How integrating bespoke cloud based software improved user experience and opened the door to a high speed growth. Founded in 2013, AvatarJo, provide role-play training delivered by professional actors via video and also in person. Their award winning communications training platform enables people to practice any life, family, business or workplace conversation online with professional actors. […]

Compare4Kids – Education enabling new way to prepare for SATs

Cornish entrepreneur develops educational portal to help children prepare for Year 6 SATs Rachael Ede, a teacher turned digital marketeer, set up her innovative business Compare4 kids from her base in Newquay. Tech savvy Rachael could see other opportunities to develop another completely different business, SATs Boot Camp, designed to help Year 6 children revising […]

Paddle Logger

The future for Paddle Logger looks very good – no treading water for this Cornish business Established by David Walker in March 2015, Paddle Logger is software developed for the water sports enthusiast. It is an app which works with iPhones and Apple Watches and allows the user to keep track of their movements on […]

MWR Media Ltd Case Study

MWR Media Ltd provide consultancy, editorial and PR in the agriculture machinery industry. Their magazine, Pro Operator, goes to all 21,600 sprayer operators in the UK. Working with Superfast Business Cornwall they have developed an innovative Online Learning Environment to deliver accredited and certificated Continual Professional Development (CPD) for sprayer operators. Mick Roberts, one of […]

Mining Searches UK

Celebrating 40 years in Business, Redruth firm is set for major growth thanks to digital tech Mining Searches UK have been providing mining reports to solicitors, civil engineers, property developers and conveyancers since 1978. The Redruth based business also offers a specialist geological investigation service that includes contaminated land information. The management team had already […]

Flann Microwave – case study

Established over 60 years ago, Flann Microwave designs and manufactures a range of high precision satellite communication test equipment. Operating from a purpose-built facility on the outskirts of Bodmin, Flann Microwave has built up an international reputation for quality and innovation. 85% of their sales are overseas, with customers in the USA, Australia, Asia and Europe. Microwave […]

EPC Wheelchairs – case study

EPC Wheelchairs is a successful family-run business founded by Peter Norfolk OBE in 1989. They pride themselves on sourcing great products and on backing this up with a comprehensive service to their customers, which include individual clients, wheelchair services, charities, sports organisations and parallel businesses. EPC has its offices in Perranporth, Cornwall, with an additional […]

Microtest Case Study

For over 30 years, Microtest has been developing and supplying clinical software systems to GP practices across the Country. Microtest’s systems make it easier for practice staff to carry out all their crucial day to day activities, including appointments, consultations, reviewing patient medical history and medication. With its head office in Bodmin, this family-run business […]

Trevethan Gin Case Study

Cornish Gin company growing internationally Trevethan Gin is a quality handmade gin created using a traditional family recipe perfected in the 1920s by Norman Trevethan. Each batch is hand distilled at their craft facility in Saltash, using botanicals sourced from their own Cornish hedgerows. The company was set up in 2015 by John Hall and […]

Sail Shape (video case study)

Sail Shape designs and manufactures high quality race sails, cruiser sails, covers, awnings and rigging. First established in 1983, Sail Shape was bought by former employee Alan Harris-Guerrero in 2011, since when the business has gone from strength to strength.   With a sales office in Fowey, the company has recently expanded, opening a spacious production loft in […]

Mappix – software for teachers to track pupil progress

Mappix, created by teacher Charity Wilson, will help reduce teachers’ workload and support children’s learning.  The company has developed a cloud-based, assessment software platform, which will help teachers communicate pupil progress in a clear and understandable manner for parents and manage their reporting more efficiently. When she first made contact with the Superfast Business Cornwall, […]

Hangloose Adventure

Cornish business achieve its ambition of being one of the foremost adventure centres in the country. Hangloose Adventure is based at the Eden Project and boasts England’s longest and fastest zip wire, among many other adrenaline-filled experiences like a giant cliff swing and free fall simulation called The Drop. Although only a few years old, […]

International pump technology business Riventa

An international pump technology business based in Truro has set its sights on further global growth thanks to support from Superfast Business Cornwall. Riventa are award-winning specialists at pump testing, monitoring and network optimisation, using highly accurate data to help clients such as water and waste water companies save money across their pumping networks. The […]

Broken Abacas

An online start-up business is on course to create a new market for Cornish art with support, advice and guidance from Superfast Business Cornwall. Broken Abacus, an online marketplace for the sale and promotion of contemporary Cornish art, is in the late stages of development and due to launch this year. The Opportunity The business […]

DP Engineering

How digital technology boosts productivity DP Engineering is a precision engineering firm, established in 1952, providing quality machined parts for the Aerospace, Defence, Marine, Oil, Gas and Medical sectors. It has always been a fundamental philosophy of the company to offer a tailored, state-of-the-art engineering service, where precision and quality is paramount. The Opportunity The […]

House of Kanzi

A Cornwall-based start-up business that sells artisan homeware and lifestyle products from Africa is gearing up to launch an e-commerce website thanks to expert support from Superfast Business Cornwall. “Now that I have had time with the web specialist, I know what I need to do to develop my own website. I am now much […]

Newquay Activity Centre Case Study

An outdoor watersports centre based in the heart of Newquay is benefiting from advice and guidance from Superfast Business Cornwall with the implementation of a new online booking system that will transform business efficiency. The Newquay Activity Centre offers surfing, bodyboarding, coasteering and paddleboarding activities as well as bodyboarding coaching holidays both in the UK and […]

China Fleet Country Club

A well-established golf and country club has been able to grow and move its business forward thanks to support from Superfast Business Cornwall on two major IT projects. The Opportunity The China Fleet Country Club, near Saltash, wanted to become more productive and grow its business by implementing a sophisticated time and attendance system and […]

Delve and Nankervis

Support from Superfast Business Cornwall has allowed a family-owned company to bring its business into the digital age. Electrical contractors Delve and Nankervis are based in St Ives and have been in business since 1959. The Opportunity The company has been using the same, manual paper-based way of recording projects since it was founded.  Company […]

Nationwide Print

A Cornish printers is expanding into new markets following support from Superfast Business Cornwall to become one of the first print business in the UK to use a pioneering digital marketing tool. Nationwide Print has already trialled the use of the marketing asset management software, which streamlines the design and creation of printed products for […]

PFA Research

A new mobile phone app aimed at gathering the opinions of the public has been launched thanks to support from Superfast Business Cornwall. What Cornwall Thinks has been created by PFA Research to enable local businesses to access the power of market research at a fraction of the cost of traditional services. The mobile app, […]

Idenna Digital Creative Agency

A digital creative agency is looking to expand into global markets after adopting a new online management system with support and funding from Superfast Business Cornwall. Idenna is a full service creative agency providing a range of digital services from video and photography to copywriting and web design. The Opportunity The Victoria-based company had been […]

Cornish eco-business, ashortwalk

A trailblazing Cornish eco-business is using Superfast Broadband to help grow sales, boost profits and create new jobs. ashortwalk is leading the way in transforming household waste into reusable, modern homewares and garden accessories. Set up by Dan Dicker in 2003, the Perranporth-based company manufactures high quality house signs, garden and household products from recycled […]

Eight Wire Design and Marketing Agency

Design and marketing agency Eight Wire is forecasting growth in turnover, new business and an expanded workforce by using Superfast Business Cornwall’s support to completely transform its management systems. Eight Wire provides graphic design, copywriting and marketing to help companies promote themselves in print, the web and other media from its office in Falmouth. The […]

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