Business Support and Advice
South West Chamber of Rural Enterprise
Provides a coherent voice to regional institutions and national Government on issues of relevance and concern to all rural enterprises in the South West - also facilitates profitable, competitive and sustainable land-based businesses. www.swcore.co.uk/about
"The service designed to provide the best possible help to people starting, running or growing their business."
South West: www.businesslink.gov.uk/southwest
Department of Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Guided by the principles of flexibility and partnership, their aim is to improve the quality of working life for individuals, and create the conditions for business success. They support better regulation and are working to promote best practice and effective employment relations.www.berr.gov.uk/employment/index.html
Enterprise Edge (Cornwall)
A team of market analysts who between them can offer a wide range of experiences and skills. Their intention is that by selecting the right combination of professional competence they will be able to provide answers to any of the enquiries that businesses raise - quickly and efficiently. www.enterprise-edge.co.uk/
Department of Communities and Local Government
Sets UK policy on local government, housing, urban regeneration, planning and fire and rescue. It has responsibility for all race equality and community cohesion related issues and for building regulations, fire safety and some housing issues. www.communities.gov.uk/corporate/
Learning and Skills Council
Has a single goal: to improve the skills of England's young people and adults to ensure we have a workforce of world-class standard. www.lsc.gov.uk/
It's their job to look after your environment and make it a better place - for you, and for future generations. www.environment-agency.gov.uk/
Health & Safety
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Health & Safety Executive: Agriculture
www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/ Free health and safety leaflets for agriculture
www.hse.gov.uk/betterbusiness/ Guidance for small and medium businesses
Financial Services Ombudsman
The independent service for settling disputes between businesses providing financial services and their customers www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/
Association of British Insurers
Financial Services Authority
International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation
The ICMIF is a long established and unique global organisation representing cooperative and mutual insurers from around the world. www.icmif.org/
Association of Financial Mutuals
Cornish Mutual is a member of the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM). To find out more about this organisation and mutual insurers go to www.financialmutuals.org for members and all professional contacts.
www.ownedbyyou.org for customers.
www.funtosave.org for children aged 5-7, parents and teachers.
www.savingsquad.org for children aged 7-11, parents and teachers.
Ignition Credit Plc
A vehicle and asset finance company that offers low finance and leasing rates for all types of new and used vehicles or asset finance. They are a locally based independent finance house that use their own funds and a panel of joint trading relationships with major banks to give them excellent flexibility. To discuss their full range of finance packages and rates please visit: www.ignitioncredit.co.uk
Farming related web sites worldwide. Cattle associations, sheep societies, pedigree livestock registries, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, milk quota agents, farm machinery, ranch realtors and rural estate agents.