The Shape of Things to Come

In Issue 53 of B4 we covered Freeths’ roundtable discussion at Pembroke College where we first met Tom Cheesewright, the founder of applied futurism practice, Book of the Future and creator of the Applied Futurist’s Toolkit, a suite of strategy and storytelling tools for agile organisations. Tom recently visited Freeths’ offices to present about life after Brexit and how his clients, including large multinationals, rarely discuss the ‘B’ word and that this presentation was something of a first.

Fantastic B4 Classic Event at Rhodes House

On 6th September B4 members and guests enjoyed an evening of networking with drinks and canapés at the stunning home of the Rhodes Scholars, Rhodes House. With a pre-event Masterclass from Hayley Monks of Think Inspire Create who presented guests with a wonderful and appropriate topic for discussion: “The Future of the Workforce – Does the quality of the human interaction become more important as automation grows?”.

The B4 finance debate brought to you in association with Wenn...

Wenn Townsend partner Tony Haines wants some clarity about finance and how his clients can access it to fuel future growth. With some financial experts claiming we are on the verge of another recession, combined with seemingly never-ending uncertainty surrounding the implications of Brexit, businesses in need of finance to grow are, according to Tony, finding it increasingly difficult to find a way through the changing lending criteria which banks put in their way.

Welcome to Jurys Inn

Step inside Jurys Inn Oxford Hotel and Conference Venue, located on Godstow Road, our four-star Oxford hotel is just a short drive from the city centre. Following a £13m refurbishment Jurys Inn Oxford Hotel and Conference Venue is the perfect base for adventures in and around Oxford’s fascinating historic city, whether you’re staying for one night or an entire week.

Culture Club

By empowering its staff and creating a structure for their success, CIS has developed an award-winning formula that provides first-class service and support to its own customers. B4 spoke to Founder and Managing Director, Neill Lawson-Smith.