The beautiful county of Cornwall and we tend to envisage surfer dudes, beautiful beaches and pasties. In fact its economy is heavily dependent on two industries, agriculture and tourism. The tourism industry is responsible for around 20% of jobs in the county. Fishing also plays a large part in with plenty of harbours and ports found along the Cornish coastline, Fowey, Falmouth Polperro, plus the larger parishes of Falmouth, Penzance, Newquay, St Austell.
Cornwall is home to Helston Garages, Cornwall’s largest business founded in 1960 by Mr & Mrs Carr Snr, as a filling station and repairs workshop located in the small Cornish town of the same name. Today the group is one of the 25 largest dealerships in Britain and still a family owned business. Mr Carr Snr must have been a great mentor to his son and daughter-in-law who went on to take it over.
Hi, I’m Nigel Browne. When you’re running a business, it can be tough finding time to focus on the big picture. The day-to-day demands of the job can make it almost impossible to keep up with this ever-changing business environment.
From time to time, we may refer you to a mentor in the neighbouring county of Devon if your local mentors are at full capacity or if we feel an alternative mentor would provide a stronger match for your specific needs, or if it works better for you logistically. You can learn more about each of the local mentors for those regions by selecting the relevant county below:
We become their ‘unreasonable friend’, which means we will ask the question or maybe say the thing that business owners may not want to hear but know that it’s done for their benefit. To learn more, download our client brochure by clicking the link down below.