Banbury Charlbury Business Community Eynsham Business Network Carterton Chamber of Commerce Watlington District Business Partnership Monument Park Chalgrove Bicester and District Chamber of Commerce Kidlington Wake Up To Woodstock Thame First The Henley Partnership Goring Business Network Wallingford in Business Didcot Abingdon Wantage and District Chamber of Commerce Faringdon Chamber of Commerce Chipping Norton Witney Chamber of Commerce Oxford City & Suburbs Burford Chamber of Trade Shrivenham Neighbours
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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.


BUSINESS NEWS

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. Details here.
 
Please see this link to a news item which notes that Companies House is on track to make access to all of its digital information free of charge to customers by the end of this month which might be of interest to EDOs in particular if you were not already aware of this.
Original Companies House announcement here.
Current access to Companies House data can be found here.
 
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.

STARTS JULY 7.           REGISTER NOW.
 

      WICKED Retail Solutions by
      the University of Oxford.
      Details here.
 
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.
  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.
 
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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