Kick-start opportunity for a science-based start-up to benefit from over £10k...

Kick-start opportunity for a science-based start-up to benefit from over £10k of lab and business support for one-year at Oxfordshire’s Heyford Park Innovation centre.  Biotech start-ups are invited to enter a competition to win a 12-month lab space and business support package at Heyford Park Innovation Centre (HPIC) in Oxfordshire. The prize, which is worth […]

How do we educate business school students of the future?

Last month, our B4 podcast ‘The Sharp End’ saw Frank Nigriello, B4 Chairman and Group Director of Corporate Affairs, Unipart Group, conduct an in-depth interview with Tim Vorley, Pro Vice Chancellor, and Dean of Oxford Brookes Business School. The fascinating online discussion, was attended by other B4 business members, including Grant Thornton, OSEP and Oxford […]


At ELS we’re a Vocational Education Training (VET) provider, providing accredited training and education for a number of national and international accreditation organisations including City and Guilds, Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), APMG International, PeopleCert APM (Accredited), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Skills for Justice and others. You can be sure that […]

Ukrainian Culture Weeks

The Ukrainian Culture Weeks will open hearts, arms, galleries and stages for the celebration of classical music, authentic visual performances and exhibitions, as well as talks of blue-chip artists of Ukraine, all of them impacting the world culture today, leaving traces in the past and in future of the global art and music scene. These events will […]

Co-operative Futures launch new peer-mentoring programme in Oxford

Co-operative Futures and OxLEP’s eScalate programme collaborate to celebrate community businesses and co-ops at Co-op event What: Community Businesses & Co-ops: Panel Conversation & Social Meet Up Date: Thursday 13th October from 6 – 8 pm Where:  The White House by Tap Social, 38 Abingdon Road  Co-operative Futures, CAG Oxfordshire and OSEP, the organisation delivering OxLEP’s […]

The Queen: the epitome of the ‘servant leader’

I was lucky enough to meet the Queen on two occasions. They were both as a result of my involvement with Turbosound, a company that designs and manufactures professional loudspeakers, which have been used by bands such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Michael Jackson and many others. The first time was when Turbosound was awarded […]

Freeths strengthens family law offering with partner hire 

Leading national law firm, Freeths LLP, has strengthened its offering in the Southeast with the appointment of Partner Gavin Scott to lead the highly regarded family team in Oxford. This latest appointment will see Gavin expand the team, while working alongside colleagues nationally.  With over 20 years’ experience, Gavin’s expertise spans all aspects of family law, […]