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Abingdon & Witney College is looking for two people to join the Board, to direct the strategy of this ambitious and successful Further Education College. It’s in the top 10% of Further Education Colleges in England, with a £19 million budget, has a growing reputation for apprenticeships and Higher Education, and has 2,000 full-time students, 3,500 part-time and 200 apprentices. Its leadership and management has been judged outstanding by Ofsted – you’d be joining a successful team.

For more information, contact Ruth Reavley, Clerk to the Corporation Governors, on 01993 208078, or go here.
 
Oxfordshire Community Foundation is delighted to launch the RAISE Challenge Fund for local charities and community groups who embrace new ways of working or engaging with people. Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 are available, with a closing date of 31st May. More information.  
This week the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has launched a brand new Guide called ‘The GREAT way to grow: Small businesses share their advice’.

Details here.
 
The Great British High Street Awards 2015: Open for Business.

Deadline for applications: 17 July 2015.

For more information go here.
  Launch of the 2015 Business Start-ups Competition

A chance to win £1,000 or £500 market research prize. Entries close 16th May 2015.

Details here
 

2015 SEED Awards - Apply by 31 March 2015!

Details here.
  And so it begins ...... help shape Digital Oxford.

“We’re making Oxford a world-class digital destination to attract jobs, funding, talent, and investment for digital industry in Oxfordshire.”
If you are a “Digital” company please get involved - http://digitaloxford.com/
 
The First Women Awards is the UK’s premium awards programme focused on senior-level business women and professionals.

The 2015 First Women Awards ceremony will be hosted by the fantastic Clare Balding. Get inspired by the 2014 winners here or nominate for 2015 here. The entry deadline is 10th April 2015 Details here.
  Introducing OSEP, a major new £100,000 umbrella partnership for Oxfordshire, inspired by an innovative partnership between Oxford Brookes University, University of Oxford and Student Hubs. OSEP aims to find, fund and support Oxfordshire’s social entrepreneurs. With its birth, advice, support, masterclasses, mentoring and funding have become available to the wider Oxfordshire community beyond the two universities.
To find out more, visit www.osep.org.uk.
 
The Pitch - 2015 Round Launched.

Entries close 31 July 2015.

Details here
 
 
Business Growth Service

Get tailored advice and support for your business here
 
National Business Awards Now in their 14th year.
They are the ones to win – any company within the UK can enter, regardless of size or industry. The National Business Awards has a range of categories suited to a wide variety of successful organisations.
Entry deadline is Friday 22nd May 2015. Details here.
   
 
International Retail and Business Opportunities. For the most current opportunities please click here.  
If you would like support or grants for your business, please click here.
 

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