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B4 Business

The B4 Network is a crucial site for your business to be on. Endorsed by some of Thames Valley’s most influential business leaders, we are looking to build on our network of Ambassadors with businesses of good standing and calibre.

We don’t want lists of businesses we don’t know. We want businesses who are recommended to us, so that we achieve a standard, a given level of service, product and attention to detail.

Putting a ‘face to a name’ and encouraging business by ‘word of mouth’ will never have been easier than through the B4 site. Eliminate the risk in your business choices by getting involved in the B4 Network and find other business who share your values, who can help grow your business.

Position your business alongside some blue chip names in business. Make the new B4 website your number one priority, and don’t forget, the sooner you get involved, the higher up the rankings your business can stay.

Press Release

Call for Oxford companies to prepare for cancer crisis

Call for Oxford companies to prepare for cancer crisis

Unipart, the leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy group based in Cowley, is helping to support one of Oxford’s major cancer charities before another health crisis. Maggie’s has been supporting people with cancer, as well as their family and friends, by phone, email and through their online community throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The charity, based at […]

Richard Rosser

Charities

Oxfordshire

14th July 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: Keeping it in the family – IHT planning now and post C19

With emergency measures already announced, planning your personal finances is more important than ever. The economic devastation created by coronavirus could have a profound effect on all our financial plans. It is almost inevitable that taxes will rise as the Government attempts to fund its significant state spending and make up for lost revenue in […]

Richard Rosser

Accounting, Finance

Oxfordshire

2nd July 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: The Ostrich’s Guide To Business Recovery Post C19

A look at what measures can be put into place now to keep heads above water whilst limiting the personal liability to directors. Keeping workers employed and companies going throughout the COVID19 pandemic has been the aim of the Government, and the Business Secretary’s temporary suspension of wrongful trading provisions has given bosses much-needed breathing […]

Richard Rosser

Accounting, Finance

Oxfordshire

2nd July 2020

Press Release

Immune cell regulation company MiroBio relocates to The Oxford Science Park

Immune cell regulation company MiroBio relocates to The Oxford Science Park

The community of innovative companies at The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK’s leading parks for science and technology companies, is being enhanced by the addition of MiroBio, a novel therapeutics company based on insights into the regulation of receptor signalling in immune cells. MiroBio, which launched in October last year with a £27m […]

Richard Rosser

Business Parks and Office Space, Science and Technology

Oxfordshire

1st July 2020

B4 Article

50 opportunities for a better world

50 opportunities for a better world

Covid-19 has turned the world on its head. There has been considerable suffering as a direct result of the epidemic, as well as due to the unprecedented measures taken in response. Nevertheless, as a global community we seem to have been successful in preventing the worst. Change is possible and we can make it happen: […]

Richard Rosser

Business Advice, Eco

Oxfordshire

1st July 2020

B4 Article

Fitch Brew Co Heads to the USA

Fitch Brew Co Heads to the USA

Andy Deeley and Emily Fitch-Deeley, co-founders of cold brew coffee and teas producer, Fitch Brew Co, may be familiar to many of our readers having appeared at BIO2018 and, more recently, in NX Magazine. They’ve been ever present on social media, chronicling their amazing growth and, recently, overseas expansion. It’s great to see hard work […]

Richard Rosser

Manufacturing, Retail

Oxfordshire

30th June 2020

Press Release

B4 Digital Magazine Issue 62 OUT NOW

B4 Digital Magazine – Issue 62 OUT NOW

There’s a lot of obvious things that we could all say about the last three months, the lessons learned, changing working practices, getting to know our colleagues, customers and associates better remotely than we did in person….the main thing is that we’re all focused on a positive future having experienced the biggest reboot any of […]

Richard Rosser

Business Advice, Design, Digital Marketing, Entertainment

Oxfordshire

25th June 2020

Press Release

Governments Self-Quarantine Plan Threatens South East Econoomy

The UK governments plans for 14 days self-quarantining of arrivals, will spell disaster for the aviation industry in the South East – GMB GMB, the union for aviation staff, has described the UK government’s plans to introduce self-quarantine for UK arrivals as ‘ill thought out’. From today (Monday 08 June) arrivals to the UK will […]

Richard Rosser

Travel and Tourism

Oxfordshire

9th June 2020

Press Release

BIO2020 – a Hopin success!

TO SHOW OUR SUPPORT FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER, WE HAVE ADAPTED OUR LOGO FOR THIS FINAL PRESS RELEASE. ACTIONS, HOWEVER, AS WE HAVE BEEN QUITE RIGHTLY REMINDED, SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS AND B4 IS COMMITTED TO CONSULT WITH LOCAL BAME GROUPS TO FIND OUT HOW B4 CAN BETTER SUPPORT AND IMPROVE DIVERSITY TO ENSURE THAT […]

Richard Rosser

Business Advice, Events

Oxfordshire

5th June 2020

Press Release

BIO2020 Official Charity Partner – SpecialEffect

It is our huge pleasure to confirm that SpecialEffect will be BIO2020’s official charity partner.   Well known to a growing community of Oxfordshire businesses, not least through its role as the official Twin Town charity, SpecialEffect put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play […]

Richard Rosser

Charities, CSR

Oxfordshire

22nd May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: How laughter can change the way you work

James Ainsworth from Laughter4Life takes a look at how laughter can change the way you work. When was the last time you had a proper belly laugh? Laughter is a great way to elevate our mood within minutes. When we laugh, we take in a lot more oxygen into the body and brain, this helps […]

Richard Rosser

Health and Fitness

Oxfordshire

14th May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: In conversation with Steve Cook

What’s your why? Who cares? Why does it matter now? B4 chats to Steve Cook, Strategist, on purpose in business. Purpose, vision and even strategy have become dirty words over the years. Why is this? Why is it important to reinstate these core principles as the central informers for everything an organisation is, does and […]

Richard Rosser

Branding & Strategy, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

12th May 2020

Press Release

OV LIVE: How to stimulate a faster & better economic recovery from COVID19?

Oxfordshire Voice and guest speakers take a look at how we can stimulate a faster and better economic recovery in the aftermath of COVID-19. The economic impact of COVID-19 globally, nationally and locally will be profound. With that in mind, Oxfordshire Voice wants to work with its partners towards the best possible recovery in Oxfordshire. […]

Richard Rosser

Business Advice, Local Government, Networking Groups

Oxfordshire

12th May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: Diane Wilkinson

Building Personal Resilience with 10Fs with Diane Wilkinson Aim of the session: To give delegates a clear framework for maximising resilience in themselves in order to avoid overwhelm and be able to perform well in life. Giving delegates a greater awareness of the essentials of good self-care, using 10Fs. This is to identify what to […]

Richard Rosser

Coaching

Oxfordshire

12th May 2020

Press Release

What can the lockdown teach us about our energy future?

Help Oxford researchers to understand current UK household energy demand and opportunities for a more flexible, renewable future. Parts of the media are celebrating the record low national energy demand, the longest spell of coal-free electricity since 1882 and emission factors below 100gCO2/kWh. But let’s be clear, a national lockdown with devastating effects for the […]

Richard Rosser

Eco, Property and Building

Oxfordshire

11th May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: Lindsay Willott

How to go from Crisis to Recovery with Lindsay Willott. Like most businesses, as the lockdown began, you probably experienced 10 years’ worth of change in a single week. How is the economy likely to recover, and what will the customer of the future want from you? Lindsay Willott, founder of Customer Thermometer, looks at […]

Richard Rosser

Business Advice, Science and Technology

Oxfordshire

10th May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE with Diane Wilkinson

Building Team Resilience ‘Flying high with a Thunderbird’ Aim of the session: To define the key elements of Team Resilience to focus on as a team to effectively negotiate ups and downs in a disrupted world today. To have a taster of some key tips and tools to implement in a team using a real […]

Richard Rosser

Coaching

Oxfordshire

6th May 2020

Press Release

B4 LIVE: How to maximise your cashflow through R&D relief and funding

Vincent Seddon of TBAT Innovation talks about how to maximise your cashflow through R&D relief & funding. Increasing cashflow is of upmost importance to UK businesses during these uncertain times. Now is the time to explore every possible source of cash for your business and where R&D focused businesses can access additional funds. R&D Tax […]

Richard Rosser

Finance

Oxfordshire

6th May 2020