Issue 61 – Henley Festival
Issue 61, featuring B4 members.
HENLEY FESTIVAL REVEALS UNMISSABLE LINEUP FOR 2023
5 – 9 July 2023 | henley-festival.co.uk | #HenleyFestival | @henleyfestival
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:
Homecare Provider Raises Funds for Turkey Earthquake Disaster
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Oxford Brookes students enhance financial trading skills with new virtual trading...
Students at Oxford Brookes University can gain experience of trading on the financial markets by making mock transactions, thanks to a newly installed computer suite.
Venson celebrates completion of first Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship
Accident management fleet professional secures CII Level 3 Certificate in Insurance www.venson.com Fleet management expert, Venson Automotive Solutions is spotlighting National Apprenticeship Week 2023 with the news that Corey Jacques, a member of its Accident Management Team, has successfully completed his Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship. Corey is Venson’s first employee to undertake this apprenticeship, gaining CII Level 3 […]
Doing a deal where you least expect it
The impact altitude had on haggling, one heady day. My first business was called Muscle Music. It rented out PA systems to touring bands. My business partner and I were in our early 20s, both 5’6″ tall (or is that short?) and the name reflected our rather immature sense of humour. Artists we worked […]
Tips to create a more eco-conscious workplace
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Howbery Park gym receives the Exercise Lounge’s personalised approach
Having taken over running the gym on Howbery Business Park, the Exercise Lounge is aiming to provide a personal, affordable approach to fitness and training. The Howbery Park gym is the third to be added to the Exercise Lounge’s portfolio. It has been running its Didcot gym for 16 years, and recently added Banbury. At […]
The Good Small Business Awards 2023
We are very proud and excited to be able to confirm that Family Mediation and Mentoring LLP have made it to the finals of The Small Good Business Awards 2023 in the category of Industry Champion: Personal Services Award. The UK’s first sustainability awards exclusively for small businesses, promoting the good that businesses do for […]
Oxford Brookes student receives national award for establishing a charity
An Oxford Brookes University PhD student has received a prestigious national award for establishing the world’s first charity that helps to raise awareness of a ‘one in a million’ disease.
Rising cost of fleet operations gives cause for re-evaluation, says Venson
TIME TO GO TO TENDERwww.venson.com It’s not just a cost-of-living crisis that is giving cause for financial reassessment, the rising cost of fleet management is forcing many businesses to reassess partnerships and service provider relationships. After salaries, fleets can represent one of the biggest operational costs for a business, so careful selection of outsourced expertise […]
Accountants ensure tax doesn’t have to be taxing
Advisers at accountancy firm Whitley Stimpson are urging thousands of people struggling with tax queries to seek professional advice.
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