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?
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.
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.
Oxford City Council has launched an online Activities Hub with links to advice on exercise, mental health, learning and cultural activities to help residents find supportive resources while social distancing measures are in place.
I’m writing with the latest business support email from Oxford City Council. This update includes:
WHAT IS B4?
B4 provides platforms for our growing and diverse community of members to connect, learn, raise their profile, inspire and be inspired to become better businesses.
B4 members share the same values – they understand that any successful business, now and in the future, will need to build long-lasting, trusted relationships and embrace collaboration, reciprocation and integrity.