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BUSINESS NEWS


Butcher's Shop Re-opens in Watlington and looks amazing
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Calnan Brothers have always sold fantastic meat and now the shop looks fabulous too.

Their award winning sausages are a must and 10p for every kg sold goes to charity.


Check it out!
 
NatWest is offering £2.5m to fund projects in charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges across the UK and Ireland. The focus for this funding is to support organisations that help people in disadvantaged communities develop, create or access the skills and opportunities they need to help themselves; skills that will enable them to get into work or start a business, now or in the future. The deadline is Friday 22nd May - find out more and apply 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.
 
£10,000 F Factor Competition Open to Tech Savvy Young Entrepreneurs (UK).  Details here.

Deadline extended! Enter now until Sunday 24th May 2015. 
  2015 Cotswold Life Engineering, Manufacturing and Innovation (EMI) Awards.

The Cotswold Life Engineering, Manufacturing and Innovation (EMI) Awards are a CELEBRATION of our thriving manufacturing industry across the Cotswolds region including Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. Closing Date for nominations: Monday 25th May 2015. Details 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 Sunday 31st May 2015. More information.   Enterprising Britain Awards

Are you ready to claim the title of the 'most enterprising place in Britain'? The 2015 competition for the Enterprising Britain awards will see one of the four category winners take the overall title of 'the most enterprising place in Britain'.

Closing date Friday 12th June 2015.    Details here.
 

The IET 2015 Innovation in Engineering Awards have been launched. Details here.

Closing date Friday 3rd July 2015.
 
NatWest – Everywoman Awards: 2015 Round Open. Details here.

The deadline is Tuesday 7th July 2015.
 
The Great British High Street Awards 2015: Open for Business.

Deadline for applications: Friday 17 July 2015.

For more information go here.
 
Innovate UK Innovation Vouchers Round 12 Open

• Award: Up to £5k funding for SMEs
• Closes: Tuesday 21st July 2015. Details here.
 
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 here.
 
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 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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