Welcome to The Cornwall Business Observatory

Your curated hub for up-to-date research and statistics on business and skills in Cornwall, initiated by PFA Research. The Cornwall Business Observatory seeks to report on Cornwall’s economy and business landscape using a data-led approach to enable calculated and analytical business growth. We work as a collective of businesses, please contact us if you would like to be involved.

Using in-depth market research from a variety of sectors, we offer fascinating insights backed up with evidence to help you improve your current business strategy or build a new one. From recruitment and skills to financial research, there are plenty of interesting recent studies but if there isn’t one you’re looking for, we can help you create one.

Get in touch to find out more about how our research can help you.

Latest results now in

  • CORNWALL BUSINESS ACTIVITY, SIZE AND LOCATION 2019


  • CORNWALL’S CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND CREATIVE TECH


  • SUSTAINABILITY: GREAT FOR THE PLANET; WHAT ABOUT THE BOTTOM LINE?


  • THE DIGITAL, ALWAYS-ON LEARNING OPPORTUNITY


  • FINANCE AND FUNDING: HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR BUSINESS?


  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: MARKET TRENDS AND PRESENCE IN CORNWALL


About Us

Born out of the need for a resource of up-to-date statistics and straightforward data analysis, The Cornwall Business Observatory was initiated to build a business community around research and data in the county.

Partner Organisations

We work with a variety of businesses and organisations. Our partner organisations bring new ideas and make our research happen. These relationships are vital to our research and enrich our ability to help business growth in Cornwall.

Sectors

Working across a broad range of sectors enables research to truly support the economy and business landscape in Cornwall.