B4 Leader Interviews: Brendan Hattam

B4 Leader Interviews: Brendan Hattam

B4 Leader Interviews with Alison Haill of Oxford Professional Consulting. Interview 2: Brendan Hattam, Centre Director, Landsec.

B4 Retail, Leisure & Hospitality Day

B4 Retail, Leisure & Hospitality Day

It’s B4 Retail, Leisure & Hospitality Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.


Oxford is Safe & Open

With recent events understandably creating uncertainty in the minds of many, we asked representatives from Oxford Bus Company, Royal Cars and Westgate Shopping Centre to explain what measures they are taking to ensure that Oxford is Safe and Open.

Change of use secured for Oxfordshire Community Foundation

The Westgate Fund enables John Lewis to be a good neighbour to the Oxford community

The Westgate Fund was established in 2017 with a £125,000 donation from John Lewis, and is held and managed by Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF). Since then it has funded 18 different community initiatives across Oxford.

Bitten Oxford is your ultimate Oxford food and drinks guide – with restaurant listings, news, events, recommendations and more.

sun rum

Sun Rum – one man’s passion to create a legacy

Matt England is the man behind Sun Rum, the artisan Lymington-based rum producer who has spent most of his working life in the hospitality sector and decided on creating his own brand having been inspired by anothers quest in the spirits business. B4’s Richard Rosser had the pleasure of interviewing the incredibly focused and passionate owner of a brand which could well be making a splash in your lives…and quite a lot of fun in the process making some of Matt’s keynote cocktails!

Established 2013, Olivia May has been the ultimate shopping destination for niche international and UK fashion designers.

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 paying off for such an industrious and likeable couple….oh, and by the way, at the same time that their expansion news hit, Emily gave birth to a new Deeley… congratulations!

One-stop guide to Oxford’s independent businesses.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery will supply hand sanitiser to Oxfordshire care home

The Oxford Artisan Distillery starts delivering sanitiser to local care homes, hospitals and people in need

3rd April 2020, The Oxford Artisan Distillery has announced that it is making alcohol hand sanitiser to support the fight against COVID-19 and to help local organisations and people in need.