Jarl Severn, Owen Mumford’s Managing Director, talks to B4’s Richard Rosser about the company’s role as a global leader in the medical devices field, developing the talent pool and maintaining their innovative edge.
As Professor of Business and Public Policy and Director of the Master of Public Policy Programme at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, Karthik Ramanna talks to B4’s Richard Rosser about how the school is empowering its students to help restore trust and civility throughout the world.
In 2015, at an historic UN summit, world leaders adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDGs aim to transform our world across the most pressing global challenges; from no poverty and zero hunger, to reduced inequalities and quality education.
So often the face of a business is its directors, providing the marketing and PR and generally flying the flag. But without the team sitting behind them their efforts would often be in vain.
Proficio Solutions helps businesses understand their numbers and use them to take informed decisions about their future. We offer a personal, bespoke and tailored service focussing on the individual needs of the business and its owners. Our services focus around a part-time FD service and may include the provision of bookkeeping.
At the start of 2019, my colleague Christina Nawrocki took over from Kathleen Parker as Wellers’ new Managing Partner. She has become just the second woman to occupy the role in our firm’s 75 year history. This represents a further, progressive development in our culture and values.
Laura Herbert, newly appointed director of Whitley Stimpson’s Bicester office, outlines how she will approach the role and grow the firm through training and development.
Our latest Finance Lunch in association with local accountants, Wenn Townsend, saw TBAT Innovation visit the B4 offices with MD Matt Symonds and Brian McGregor who is developing TBAT’s recently launched Oxford presence. Lee Baker of Wenn Townsend was our host
Wenn Townsend were established in 1876 and have benefitted from the vast experience accrued over this impressive stretch of time. Operating as a general accountancy practice, they serve a varied range of clients, some of whom they have been working with for over 100 years.
Demand for innovative legal solutions from Freeths Solicitors has resulted in a record year of development and growth for this leading law firm.
Challenges around Oxford’s housing situation are well-reported. A combination of unique and complex historical constraints, resulting planning protections, together with natural limitations of the floodplain area mean residential space is at an absolute premium. Add to this a student population of nearly 34,000, question marks over green belt development and a public perception that local government’s housing strategy is not clear and the picture is both complex and unclear