Upcoming OxLEP event: ‘The Oxfordshire Plan 2050 – why the business voice needs to be heard

Businesses from across the county are being encouraged to sign-up to an upcoming online panel event, critical as the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 moves closer to its consultation period.

Witney MP Support Business

Witney MP Robert Courts visited leading local manufacturer the Rooflight Company to tour the company’s factory in Shipton-under-Wychwood and meet its senior leadership team as the MP continues to champion local businesses.

ODS and Oxfordshire County Council awarded joint innovation grant

ODS and Oxfordshire County Council awarded joint innovation grant to develop beautifully simple solution for off-street Electric Vehicle charging

ODS, Oxford’s Local Authority Trading Company (LATCO), has won a grant to collaborate with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) to develop an innovative and cost-effective device that could be a real game-changer in allowing households without off-street parking to charge Electric Vehicles (EVs) at home.

Oxford East MP, Anneliese Dodds

Anneliese Dodds among MPs testing for HIV in support of UK HIV Testing Week

Using Simplitude ByMe HIV self-tests by Oxfordshire-based Owen Mumford.

Oxford Living Wage Week Event

Attend Oxford Living Wage Week Event (Online)

It is #LivingWageWeek, from 9 – 15 November 2020, and we are celebrating the hundreds of thousands of low paid workers who have received a pay rise because of the Living Wage movement.

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Oxford City Business Update

Our communities are under severe pressure during the crisis but there have been a few positives, less pollution, less waste and increased awareness and support for the vulnerable amongst others.

Park and Ride free parking offer

Park and Ride free parking offer

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council are providing free parking at all Oxford’s five Park and Ride sites throughout August.

Visitor and hospitality sectors adapting and innovating to take on new realities in a coronavirus world

The COVID-19 crisis hit hospitality, tourism, and events businesses hard. The visitor industry alone is worth £2.2 billion a year to Oxfordshire and thousands of people work in it. So how can it rebuild?

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Latest business support update from Oxford City Council

I am writing with the latest coronavirus business support update from Oxford City Council. It covers the following: 1. Discretionary Grants Fund. 2. New central Government business support measures. 3. Re-opening. 4. Business support survey. and 5. Talk of the Town.

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National and Local Support for Businesses Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

1. Grants Update from our Business Rates team: “We have paid out more than £19.5m in grants to businesses since the start of April, but we are still trying to contact a number of businesses who have yet to complete our online grant form.

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Business Support update for Oxford businesses from OCC

Are you eligible and have you applied for the coronavirus business support grants made available via your local Council?

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Oxford City Council facilitates first £170,000 of coronavirus grants to Oxford’s small businesses

Oxford City Council has facilitated the first £170,000 of Government grants to small businesses in the city to support them through the coronavirus outbreak.