Taking care of business….

Oxford Business Park has a long history of providing work space and associated services to businesses in the City. In 1994 a revolution occurred with the closure of the former Morris Motors factory and the development of Oxford Business Park by Arlington. The City was emerging from its roots in manufacturing and a new environment that included work space, a Hotel, Children’s Nursery, Health Club and a Retail park was created providing a community for multiple businesses from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Watching the Future for Aviation

This last year has seen an interesting evolution in the debate about aviation emissions relative to all other modes of transportation. It was nearly a decade ago that the topic was a daily conversation in the media but then, seemingly, it was not so high on the agenda, it wasn’t something that appeared in every presentation, every business plan, any strategic review of an aircraft operator’s future, or indeed those of an airport.

What keeps you awake at night?

Every day there are hundreds, if not thousands, of articles, discussion groups, blogs and tweets about what responsible businesses need to focus on now. There are almost as many new and diverse viewpoints, buzzwords, emphases, job titles, groundbreaking initiatives, self-help for leaders and new management structures, as there are businesses.

Introducing Penny Mallory

Mental Toughness and Performance Mindset Specialist and one of the UK’s leading Motivational and Inspirational Speakers – Someone who knows exactly how to compete and win against the odds because throughout her life she has repeatedly had to do precisely that.

A Little Freethinking Delivers Results

It has been another successful year for Oxford’s freethinking law firm, Freeths. Over the past year the firm continued investing in its legal teams with the recruitment of 9 additional lawyers to help meet demand for legal advice and support from businesses and private individuals in Oxfordshire.

Employment Law Don’t be an April fool

At this time of the year, many organisations will be looking ahead to what 2020 has in store for them. In terms of workforce issues, whilst we won’t see any seismic shifts in employment law (subject of course to Brexit and the outcome of the General Election), there are still a number of changes that employers need to prepare for which are coming into effect on 6 April 2020.