SME’s don’t appreciate the threat to their businesses as much as they should

FCA sends thousands of staff on cyber and financial crime training courses

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has sent 4,430 of its employees on compulsory cyber and information security courses over the past two financial years – (FY 19-20 and FY 20-21) – to help combat the growing threat of financial crime, such as money laundering and fraud, according to official figures.

The Museum Is Open

The Ashmolean reopens today and we are delighted to welcome you back!

Bus operators ready to welcome more passengers back on-board

Leading Oxfordshire bus operators today announced a range of further measures to welcome passengers back on-board.

Lockdown Lectures: Captain Ralph Kite “A Very Parfit Gentil Knight”

Online talk and Q&A with David Innes and Simon Harris.

Peer Networks – “Do it! Don’t give it a second thought!”

That was a recent quote from one of our 153 Business leaders and Managing Directors who have been part of the OxLEP Peer Networks programme over the last 8 months.

The Earl of Wessex visits homeless support projects across Oxford

Oxford had the chance to showcase the innovative support provided for people experiencing homelessness in the city with a visit from HRH The Earl of Wessex. Partners from Oxfordshire Homeless Movement greeted The Earl and shared how local organisations had adapted their work in response to the pandemic.

Make yourselves familiar with the new COVID rules from 17 May

People in Oxfordshire are being urged to familiarise themselves with the new (step three) national COVID-19 roadmap rules that will apply from Monday, 17 May so that they are aware of what they can and still cannot do.

Toyota to covertly mark more than 100,000 catalytic converters to combat theft

Toyota (GB) is spending more than £1 million to covertly mark more than 100,000 parts on older cars which could be the target of catalytic converter theft, to help police arrest and charge criminals. The service is free to owners.

FDM Group announces 1,000th ex-forces placement in the tech sector job

FDM Group, the FTSE 250 professional services firm, today announces that it has placed over 600 ex-forces candidates into 1,000 job roles in the tech and professional services sector. The 1,000th placement milestone was reached in Spring this year and reflects the company’s continued commitment in empowering military personnel to enter an exciting career in the IT industry.

Connect with nature this Mental Health Awareness Week

People in Oxfordshire are being encouraged to take a step back and try and connect with nature this Mental Health Awareness Week (10 to 16 May 2021).

Funding for OxLEP-backed construction centre – set to play a leading role in creating skills for a greener future – is secured

Confirmation of a new, innovative green skills centre – one of several schemes to have benefited from funding secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) – has been announced.

OxLEP-backed Local Growth Fund supported project set to further enhance ‘cleaner’ connectivity in Oxford

The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) have today (27 April) revealed that works on phase one of a new project – set to boost ‘cleaner’ modes of commuting in Oxford, as well as connectivity options in-and-out of the city – continues to make positive progress.