What is the Engine Room?

We are project based with the Charity Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change and our mission is to deliver high quality, accessible, training programmes to people who want to set up their business or social enterprise. We also provide ongoing support for people who already have a business but need some help to make it better.

We specialise in working with people who have never had a business before and are perhaps a bit nervous about taking the plunge. You will find us informal and approachable, while at the same time we are knowledgeable and really experienced people – we know what you are experiencing, because we have been there ourselves.

We don’t use lots ‘business’ jargon – rather we explain everything in basic terms and in everyday language. We love answering your questions and you will find us really patient and understanding.

All support is currently via email, phone, video calling and online training.



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This programme is funded by The European Regional Development Fund.