Banbury Charlbury Business Community Eynsham Business Network Carterton Chamber of Commerce Watlington Business Association Monument Park Chalgrove Bicester and District Chamber of Commerce Kidlington Wake Up To Woodstock Thame First The Henley Business 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,  OTCN (The Oxfordshire Town Chambers Network) now covers town chambers, business parks, shopping centres, business networking events and other membership organisations and business groups across Oxfordshire.


BUSINESS NEWS

Funding for rural businesses.
Find out about LEADER funding and other grants available for rural businesses in the area. An information event is being held at 2pm on Tuesday 10 October in Standlake Village Hall.
Details here.

Le Twin Town Challenge.
Have you heard about the Twin Town Challenge? Twin towns, 100 cars, 1 amazing weekend in May. The Twin Town Challenge is a fun, team-based car challenge that brings businesses together for a common cause.
Details here.
 
Extra help with rates in 2017.
Companies across West Oxfordshire are being urged to sign up for business rate relief which could be worth thousands of pounds.
To see if you qualify for a reduction in your bill, please contact the Business Rates team on 01993 861070 or click the link below.
Details here.

The 2018 West Oxfordshire Business Awards are now officially open for entries. The 11 categories were announced at the launch event at Blenheim Palace. The 11 categories cover all aspects of business from retail to innovation, marketing excellence to employer. There is at least 1 category that is applicable to every local business. Details here.
Closes 4th  December 2017.

 

Subsidised broadband installation for businesses that can't access an affordable broadband service with a speed of at least 2MB per second. Details here.

A £13 million fund
to help landowners will soon open for applications. Farmers, foresters and land managers across the UK will be able to apply for up to £6,800 per hectare to plant, weed and protect more trees when application forms are made available in September. Details here.
 
£2,000 Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers for Businesses to Improve Information Management.

If you are a micro, small or medium-sized business, local authority, charity, or not-for-profit-organisation, and you need help with your data analytics, then apply now for one of our Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers (DAIVs)! Details here.
 
The Westgate shopping centre is to officially open on 24th October 2017. Details here. You could get a childcare business grant to help with the costs of setting up a childminder business or agency. You can get between £500 - £1000 depending on the type of business you’re setting up. Open until March 2018.  Details here.
 

International Retail and Business Opportunities....

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