Business Services

Aston & James and Oxfordshire Mind Join Forces for Workplace Well-being...

Aston & James, in collaboration with Oxfordshire Mind, is proud to announce the launching of their Workplace, Well-being and Wellness Roadshow during Mental Health Awareness Week from the 13th to the 19th of May 2024. This innovative initiative aims to promote mental and physical well-being in the workplace, reaching businesses across Oxfordshire.  The Workplace, Well-being […]

Finance & Insurance

Charles Stanley ...

Established in 1792, Charles Stanley is one of the UK’s leading wealth management firms, with a rich heritage of delivering high quality client service. Although we are more than 200 years old, we are focused on investing in our future, embracing technology and innovation, and adapting to changes in society to help our clients prosper. Operating from more than 20 branches across the UK we provide bespoke investment portfolios and tailored financial advice at every stage of your financial journey.


Green light for YASA’s new Bicester Motion UK HQ

Detailed designs for three new interconnected buildings which will be YASA’s new UK HQ based at Bicester Motion, the 444-acre future mobility estate in Bicester Oxfordshire, have been approved by Cherwell District Council.


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Sales & Marketing

Can Your Business Learn from the Super Bowl? 

Last night’s Super Bowl, won by the Kansas City Chiefs, was one of the most-watched television events of the year in the United States, with over 100 million viewers tuning in to watch the game. Many companies see the Super Bowl as an opportunity to reach a large audience and gain market share with half-time adverts costing an eye-watering $7 million! Here are some common strategies that companies use to leverage the Super Bowl to gain market share:


Local Government

‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire..’ Case Study: Ducky Zebra, the sustainable kidswear brand...

‘Often girls’ clothes are pink, cute and impractical. They promote kindness, but not always confidence. And boys’ clothes are often blue, aggressive and adventure seeking. They promote confidence, but not always kindness. I wanted to bring these two characteristics together and allow all children, no matter what their gender, to celebrate both kindness and confidence.’ – Sally Dear, Founder of Ducky Zebra


The Season of New Beginnings in Your Leadership Journey

Spring is thought of as the season of new beginnings, bringing new life to plants, trees and flowers and although it may not officially begin until 20th March, now is a great time to think about new beginnings in your own professional journey. This change of season is a great time to reflect on the things that you have planned for the year, and how you are going to accomplish them.

Tech, IT & Comms

Product Security a Smart Move

Product Security a Smart Move Doorbells, TVs, baby monitors and routers are among the many smart devices that are now commonplace in our homes. However, unless protected by strong passwords, these everyday items present a security risk. To increase consumer confidence and protection, a new product security law came into force on Monday 29 April, […]

Guiding the Development of AI Systems

Guiding the Development of AI Systems Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to transform how we live, work, interact and access services. There is potential for it to bring multiple benefits to the global population. However, this is balanced by significant concerns that AI systems could turn into a sci-fi nightmare. So, how can AI development be […]

Web & Social

Overview of Digital Services Tax (DST)

The UK’s Digital Services Tax (DST) came into operation on 1 April 2020. This tax is designed to ensure that the major social media, search engine and online retailers are subject to a 2% tax on revenues generated from the participation of UK users of their services.

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