The Challenge Of Sustainable Business Growth

This summer, we have been exploring all things business growth: team growth, personal growth, financing growth, leading growth, pitfalls of growth and growth stakeholders. This time we’re looking at the longer-term issues of growth – how to make it sustainable and how to measure it.

Top tips for working with your best mate this Best Friends Day

Working with your best mate could get messy but for entrepreneur pals Jack Griffiths and Joel Pierre it’s the key to their business success.

Frank Nigriello, B4 Non-Executive Chairman

The New Normal for Networks

The thing the pandemic could have killed is going viral. B4 Non-Executive Chairman, Frank Nigriello, looks at how networks are making and breaking the rules for 21st Century companies.

 
B4 embarks on national expansion

B4 Embarks on National Expansion

B4, Oxfordshire’s leading business to business network, launched in 2006 and celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2021, has now launched nationally, providing businesses across the UK with fantastic opportunities to connect and secure excellent profile across B4’s growing digital audience.

A Natural Way to Network Could be the Route Back to Building Business Relationships

For thousands of people the reward for their early morning start to get to a networking meeting is a cooked breakfast, gallons of coffee and an hour or more of conversation about the ups and downs of commercial life. That was until late March, when gatherings were banned, and the lockdown began. Now most networking… Read More »

Jo Stevens

30 Years of Oxford Innovation

B4’s Richard Rosser sat down to chat with Jo Willett, Managing Director of Oxford Innovation, to talk about how far they’ve come, the challenges they face and their hopes for the future.

SYLO Associates Education Award

How can Oxfordshire attract develop and retain world-class talented people?

A suggested ‘Oxford salary weighting’, the need to foster engagement between business and education and the value of investing in employee development were three key themes to emerge at the inaugural Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) Business Leaders’ Q&A event.