Responsible Business

Businesses have a responsibility to their communities, to be supportive and at the very least not actively cause harm. Here you will find content relating to businesses being a Force for Good, supporting charities and their local communities.

Manor Café at Howbery Is Fully Open

Our Manor Café has opened its indoor seating areas and added new umbrellas to its patio area. We are also continuing to offer a takeaway service.

“If you’re in the closet in school or at home, then it might as well be 1981 for you.”

Fresh off the back of the success of his latest TV drama, It’s a Sin, Russell T Davies, has shared his thoughts on how important it is to support LGBT+ young people through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. The acclaimed screenwriter has pledged to support The Proud Trust’s new LGBT+ Centre in Manchester, a state-of-the-art… Read More »

Being More Inclusive

LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month, a great time for businesses to think about how inclusive they really are for LGBT employees and what they can do to become more so.

Ignite Sport UK partner with Oxford City FC, The Oxford Food Company and FitFest Oxford to support families in need during lockdown

Four community spirited Oxfordshire companies have joined forces with schools to help families with vital supplies during the latest lockdown – and have appealed for help.

Volunteers Restore Blenheim Estate Historic Hedgerow

A team of volunteers is helping to re-plant an ancient hedgerow as part of a wildlife conservation project in Bladon.

B4 Community Building Day

B4 Community Building Day

It’s B4 Community Building Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Help close the education gap with our match fund

Every pound donated up to £30,000 will be doubled to help disadvantaged communities improve children’s school readiness with our match-funding initiative on The Good Exchange. The match starts on Giving Tuesday and runs for the next 10 months.

The B4 Community Here To Support You

The B4 Community Is Here To Support You

As the country goes into its second period of lockdown, we wanted you to know that the entire B4 community is here to support you.

Nocturne Live Concerts

Blenheim’s Economic Impact Passes £100m Milestone

A newly-released report undertaken by Oxford Brookes Business School on behalf of Blenheim has revealed that Blenheim is contributing more than £100m annually to the economy.

Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Committed to making Banbury Age Friendly

Following last year’s launch event, Age Friendly Banbury is strengthening our commitment to making Banbury become one of Britain’s first age-friendly towns.

Oxfordshire Voice Forum

Business Leaders and Town Planners Launch Initiative to Tell More Home Truths about Housing

When it comes to housing Oxfordshire’s workforce that’s the new message from a cross-section of the county’s planning and business community.