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The six key benefits of adopting digital technologies within business

Superfast Business Cornwall and Isles of Scilly is a fully funded service to help small to medium sized businesses understand, adopt and exploit the benefits of digital technologies. One bespoke package of support – Six key benefits for the businesses that have engaged with us. (article continues below video) Boost your productivity Selling products or […]

Exploiting collaboration software for your business

Collaboration software is designed to make working together easier and faster for both your employees and other contacts such as business partners, suppliers and customers. The term collaboration software covers a broad category of apps and services. The three core areas of functionality are communication, file sharing and project management. Some collaboration tools focus on […]

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 […]

How digital technology boost this engineering firm’s 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 company were keen to adopt new digital […]

Good news for Cornish companies who want to make the most of digital in their business

Superfast Business Cornwall provides fully funded high quality information and advice to help businesses in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly exploit digital technologies for growth. Launched in June 2016, the programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, it has already exceeded its targets and we are delighted to announce that we have a […]

Cornwall Business Awards 2019 open for entries

The search is on for the best of the best as the Cornwall Business Awards launch for 2019. From innovation and excellence in best practice to inspirational stories of success and growth; the Awards recognise companies that demonstrate why Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is such a great place to do business. Now in […]

Understanding what an ICT strategy can do for your business

Technology is transforming the ways in which businesses work, with the connectivity speeds of Superfast Broadband providing a range of opportunities for exploiting new business models and offering innovative services to your customers. But how do you ensure that you make the most of these opportunities? From the outset it’s essential that you establish a […]

Why your business needs a Business Continuity framework

Business Continuity is a business or organisation’s ability to continue to deliver products or services following a disruptive incident. It’s about developing a framework to build resilience and effective response mechanisms when things go wrong – to protect your customers, staff, products, reputation and brand. The risks of not being prepared In the short term, […]

Superfast Business Advent Calendar

Welcome to our Christmas advent calendar. Click on the Christmas door to reveal a new top tip, handy hint or nugget of advice from one of our expert digital advisers. Each business tip is tailored towards Cornish SME’s.  

Join our team as a Digital Business Adviser

Salary: up to £34,000 (dependent upon skills and experience) Type: Fixed Term Contract – 6 months Location: Pool Innovation Centre (Redruth) or Plymouth, with extensive travel in Cornwall   Are you ready to put your advisory skills to the test? Do you thrive on supporting businesses with digital technology solutions? Do you want to work […]

Exhibitors and Speakers announced for Digital Forum 2018, #ScaleUpWithTech

Superfast Business Cornwall’s annual showcase event will be held at Hotel Victoria, Newquay on 27th September. Cornish businesses will be sharing how they have embraced technology to reduce costs, streamline operations and scale up their businesses. With interactive sessions from Google Digital Garage and the South West Cyber Crime team, and also workshops from local […]

Superfast Business Cornwall results to this date and how you can get involved

Superfast Business Cornwall has supported over 300 businesses with impartial advice to develop a Digital Action Plan. We are accepting new participants into the service up until December 2018. It is an ERDF funded service so there is no charge for eligible SMEs, start–ups and social enterprises to  participate. Service runs until March 2019. So […]

The future for Paddle Logger is right on track

How business owner David Walker from Paddle Logger received support and passes on his knowledge Established by David Walker in March 2015, Paddle Logger is an app which works with iPhones and Apple Watches and allows the water enthusiasts to keep track of their movements on water. David is a keen paddle boarder and says: “Paddle […]

The ERC Report: Digital Adoption in UK micro-businesses from 2012 to 2018 increased rapidly

The importance of digital technology for UK micro-businesses One novel aspect of the Micro-business Britain survey by Enterprise Research Centre is the focus on digital adoption (www.enterpriseresearch.ac.uk). This has increased sharply in recent years with web-based accounting software and cloud computing used by more than 40 per cent of micro-businesses. E-Commerce is used by 30 per […]

Top 5 ways to integrate digital technology into your business practices

Embrace digital technology in your business with these 5 easy steps 91% of employees want transformation as they believe digital technologies have the potential to “fundamentally transform the way people in their organisation work” but only 43% are satisfied with their organisation’s current reaction to digital trends. According to a study by MIT Sloan Management […]

New team member for Superfast Business Cornwall

Superfast Business Cornwall welcomes Judith Haaser to the team as Marketing and Business Engagement Officer. A Marketing professional with over 9 years of experience in B2C and B2B On and Offline Marketing, partnership development and funded projects within several industries in the UK, Germany and New Zealand. Judith worked closely with business developers, agencies, public […]

Mining Searches UK Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Celebrating 40 years with a brilliant cake Thank you to the team at Mining Searches UK for inviting the Superfast Business Cornwall  team along to their 40th Celebrations on 28 June. It was a great night and the cake was amazing! Hear what Paul Raglan from Mining Searches UK has to say about the support the […]

Connectivity and Speed Improvement makes a difference to local Cornish Business

How speed improved the performance of Dynamic Edge Innovation Ltd Dynamic Edge Innovation Ltd, based at St Cleer, takes a customer’s product or design idea from the initial concept idea and turns it into a functioning prototype which can then be taken onto the manufacturing stage. The business heavily relies on receiving and sending large […]

Superfast Business Cornwall client FibreCRM are looking for a Customer Service Representative

FibreCRM helps UK accountancy practices to build enduring client relationships through the adoption of a Client Relationship Management (CRM) solution, in-built content and implementation approach. FibreCRM is looking to employ a customer service representative to help provide first line technical support to customers. For more information please go to https://www.fibrecrm.com/2018/06/12/1152/  

Internal IT Systems Engineer required at Datasharp

Datasharp are currently looking for an experienced Systems Engineer with a range of IT infrastructure and service desk skills to join their Internal IT Services team in Truro. For more information on the job role please see here Internal IT System Engineer

Datasharp are looking for a Network Services Project Administrator

Founded in 1980, Datasharp has grown to become an industry leading provider of business technology solutions, with over 30,000 customers and 36 customer care awards. For more information on their vacancy for Network Services Project Administrator please see here Also see Datasharp’s website at https://www.datasharp.co.uk/about-us/careers/    

Xero and its Benefits to Business

Digital Technology is key to unlocking productivity in your business. The Peloton Accountants, Cornwall’s #1 Gold partner for Xero, invite you to an informal evening to explore the benefits of Xero and give you some pro tips on getting the best out of it. They will be joined by Digital Business Advisers from the Superfast Business […]

Join our team – we are recruiting

Superfast Business Cornwall is a service fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund to help businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly understand, adopt and exploit digital technology for growth.  The 12 hour programme of support starts with a technology for growth workshop and is  followed by 1-2-1 support delivered by a Digital Business […]

Cornish Businesses Create 101 New Jobs by Adopting Digital Technology

Cornish Businesses have created 101 new jobs by adopting digital technology with help from Superfast Business Cornwall. Businesses in Cornwall are now reaping the benefits enabled by digital technology; including reaching new markets, reducing costs and increasing productivity. This has led to business growth with at least 101 new roles being created in businesses that […]

Vacancy for Microsoft Dynamics CRM (365) Solution Architect with Datasharp

Datasharp Uk Limited is a successful business technology solutions company, based in Cornwall since 1980, and they are looking for a Microsoft Dynamics CRM (365) Solution Architect to join their team.  For more information take a look here. Please contact Erika Berryman, HR Officer at Datasharp on 01872 266602 or email Erika.berryman@datasharp.co.uk. www.datasharp.co.uk      

Digital tech event for business “Digital Forum 2018” announced

Businesses engaged with the Superfast Business Cornwall service have said that the adoption of digital technology has been a real Game changer for them so at our annual showcase event this year we are sharing those experiences. Digital Forum 2018 – harnessing technology to grow your Cornish business – is a one day, fully funded, event […]

How to keep your business operating in these weather conditions ….

If your business wants help making sure you are making the most of technology to work flexibly and have robust continuity plans our Knowledge Bank guides on Flexible Working and Business Continuity are a good place to start.  The team are all working despite the weather so feel free to get in touch.  

Technical Support Engineer needed at Focus Technology Europe Ltd

Focus Technology has been providing technology, communications and digital marketing services to clients in the South West since 2011. For more information on their vacancy for a Technical Support Engineer you can download the Technical Support Engineer Job Description

Senior Web Developer needed at altcom Limited

The role involves working in an integrated team developing high-profile web and app projects. The duties will include web and app software development, implementing test programs, preparing documentation and providing client support. The duties will also include investigating the potential of new technologies such as web accessible AI and website push notification. See here for […]

We’ve supported over 300 ambitious Cornish businesses

Superfast Business Cornwall is delighted to announce the progress the project is making to deliver digital support to businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The 12-hour programme helps businesses to understand, adopt and exploit digital technology for growth. So far 200 ambitious high growth businesses have completed the programme with another 105 currently […]

Join the Superfast Business Cornwall team – Online Business Adviser vacancy

Superfast Business Cornwall – Online Business Adviser Remuneration: £20-24,000 + Pension Office: Plymouth Employer: Serco Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and […]

Tender Opportunity – Equipment for the Physically Challenged – Management System (update Dec 17)

Equipment for the Physically Challenged (EPC) was established in 1989 by Peter Norfolk OBE. We are a successful family-run business based in Perranporth, Cornwall with an additional  showroom in Farnborough.  We are supported by a loyal experienced, enthusiastic and knowledgeable team.  We pride ourselves on sourcing good quality products at reasonable prices and aim to […]

CRM Solutions Architect required at Datasharp

Datasharp is a successful business technology solutions company, based in Cornwall since 1980 and are looking for a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Developer to join their friendly team.  For more information take a look here

Job Vacancy – Junior Earth Station Technologist

Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd are seeking a motivated and capable Junior Earth Station Technologist who can join their high-achieving team at Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd and help deliver their vision of creating a Space Science Park at Goonhilly. For more information see here

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