OxTech Fest: Inaugural event to focus on diversity and connections in the tech industry

Gender diversity is only 19% in the tech workforce and only 15% of workers are from BAME backgrounds. A new festival aims to develop the tech sector in Oxfordshire.

Neil McNicholas appointed Unipart Rail Managing Director

Neil McNicholas has been appointed the new Managing Director for Unipart Rail effective immediately.

“Trends that will define the future for small businesses” with Glen Foster of Xero

Join Glen Foster, Director, Small Business and Partners at Xero in a discussion with Richard Rosser, CEO at B4, where he shares the trends that Xero believes will define the next few years for small businesses.

Xero: British economy growing at fastest rate in 80 years

Following the news from economic forecaster, EY Item Club, revealing that the British economy is growing at the fastest rate in 80 years, please see below for comment from the global small business platform, Xero.

Zoho to make Zoho Invoice Free of Charge to Empower SMEs to Rebuild and Grow

The company’s decision reinforces its support for the SME community and will allow business owners to simplify billing and payment processes, helping companies receive payments faster

Zoho announces major new Business Intelligence platform

Zoho Advances BI and Analytics Market with New Self-Service Platform; Transforms Relationships Between Businesses and Their Data

High Sheriff of Oxfordshire opens new R&D laboratories at Wood Centre for Innovation

The High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Imam Monawar Hussain has officially opened the newly-converted class II R&D laboratories alongside Jeremy Long, chair of the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), and Steve Burgess of The Oxford Trust, the charity that owns the building.

High Sheriff of Oxfordshire opens new R&D laboratories at Wood Centre for Innovation

The High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Imam Monawar Hussain has officially opened the newly-converted class II R&D laboratories alongside Jeremy Long, chair of the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), and Steve Burgess of The Oxford Trust, the charity that owns the building. Also in attendance were founders of the two biotech companies that have taken space… Read More »

Digital Inclusion

Digital exclusion is not just a Covid-19 issue! However, the pandemic has highlighted that lack of online access is a serious issue that limits people’s life chances and wellbeing. As we come out of lockdown, we must not lose focus on this ongoing problem.

OxLEP-backed project – set to be a key player in championing cleaner energy production – is announced

Confirmation of a new pilot project for an innovative energy systems accelerator – one of several schemes to have benefitted from government funding secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) – has today (30 June) been announced.

Gigabit capable, full fibre broadband coming to Oxfordshire

Residents are set to benefit from faster internet with a significant number of Oxfordshire towns today (Tuesday 29 June) being confirmed for upgrade to gigabit capable, full fibre broadband.

Digital Inclusion

Digital exclusion is not just a Covid-19 issue! However, the pandemic has highlighted that lack of online access is a serious issue that limits people’s life chances and wellbeing. As we come out of lockdown, we must not lose focus on this ongoing problem.