Founded as a network of Oxfordshire’s chambers of commerce, The Oxfordshire Town
Chambers Network (OTCN) now covers town chambers, business parks,
shopping centres, business networking events and other membership organisations and business groups across Oxfordshire.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO OXFORDSHIRE’S START-UP BUSINESS COMMUNITY?
OXFORDSHIRE BUSINESS ENTERPRISES. Oxfordshire Business Enterprises (OBE) is a team of volunteer business advisors who have provided a free and confidential business counselling service to more than 30,000 start-up businesses over 20 years.
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101:
DISCOVERING YOUR PASSION AND PATH TO CHANGE THE WORLD. You’ll identify a problem you care about, and you’ll weigh the tools and skills you’ll need to be part of its solution. You’ll discover your path to making change — and get empowered to begin.
• Award: Up to £5k funding for SMEs
• Closes: Tuesday 21st July 2015. Details
Energy Efficiency Fund
Up to £6,000 funding is available per SME (with fewer than 10 employees) to fund a range of measures including: solar PV, solar thermal, biomass, new boilers, insulation, and new lighting.
Some details here. Register
your interest here.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015
Entries are now open for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015, the annual event celebrating entrepreneurship in the UK.
Deadline for entries is 5pm Friday 31 July 2015. Details
IPSE is calling on the self-employed stars of today and tomorrow to tell us why they should be crowned the UK’s best independent mind and win up to £5,000 to put towards their business.
The nation-wide competition is open until Tuesday 1st September
2015 before an expert panel of judges whittle down the entrants and hand-pick
fifteen outstanding finalists. Details
Nominations for 2015 are now open. They are looking for the UK's most exciting businesses and for the entrepreneurs powering its fastest-growing companies.
Created by Real Business, held in association with Lloyds Bank and supported by the CBI.
The deadline for entries to the 2015 round of awards is
Friday 18 September 2015. Details here.
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