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
Oxfordshire
 
 

Founded as a network of Oxfordshire’s chambers of commerce, OTCN now covers town chambers, business parks, shopping centres, business networking events and other membership organisations and business groups across Oxfordshire.



If you would like some help or advice on networking in Oxfordshire, please click here.


 
 


We are pleased to provide a link here to the new Oxfordshire Business Support brochure which can be downloaded as a PDF.
 
Collaborent, in partnership with Insight Oxford, is conducting some important independent research on skills and employability in Oxfordshire, which will be closing very soon. The findings will help inform an action plan to increase the talent pool available to businesses in Oxfordshire. There is a super-quick online survey that can be completed in less than the time it takes to drink a cup of tea! All employers across Oxfordshire are encouraged to take part, which can be done here.
For more information please click here.
 

Easy, flexible & free training for your business!
Skills Support for the Workforce supports the development of your employees to improve their existing skills and knowledge through work-based learning. It is fully funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) so there is no cost to your business.

For eligibility and information about the training please download this leaflet
or contact : Elaine Sharp on +44 (0)7879 888959 or Email: elaine.sharp@peratraining.com.
 

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise – the UK’s most prestigious business awards.

They are bestowed each year by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of the winners’ outstanding achievements. There are three categories: Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development.

Entry is free and open to all UK-based companies employing a minimum of two full-time people or equivalent. The closing date is 30 September 2014. To enter, or for more information, visit https://queensawards.bis.gov.uk

 

Helping to create employment in Oxfordshire
– 50% funding available to help pay for training and development.
If you are a provider then please register by completing the form here and emailing it to Gavin Spencer.
 
Business Support Workshops

Details here
  First Aid, Health and Safety, Food Handling and Manual Handling Training available now.

 
Secure your business online

Sign up for this free pilot here
  Witney Trade Fair

18 & 19 September 2014


To book a trade stand call 01993 708330 and ask for the Witney Trade Fair Team at ABACUS, or click above.
 
This is the latest list of European partnering opportunities for the retail industry, issued on 24th July 2014 – see here

If there are other industries that would be useful to the network please contact us with your suggestions.
  The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) has a further £400,000 Growing Places Fund available.

For more information go here.

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