Procurement Made Simple


Save Money, Win Tenders... Support for Start-Ups, Scale-Ups and entrepreneurs to navigate procurement for business success WHY? Although all businesses are involved with procurement on a daily basis, we aren't necessarily consciously engaged in how best it can serve or how to engage effectively with the procurement teams of other organisations. Navigating this process can […]

Scale up Network and Support (Cohort 6)


A safe, friendly environment facilitating purposeful networking and trusted support from specialists and fellow businesses looking to scale. Note this is the first of 6 sessions, and you must apply beforehand. Who is this Network and Support programme for? Almost 673K start ups were founded in the UK during the 2018/2019 tax year; that's the […]

Innovation Collaboration


Innovative businesses are everywhere in Oxfordshire, but how do they connect, support each other, compete against each other? This workshop will provide you with fresh thinking and tools to help you to explore relevant people and organisations that sit outside of your business / organisation, but that could have an influence on it. Have you […]

Managing Customer Experience and Maximising ROI

The John Paull II Centre Causeway Bicester

Your customers 'cannot not have an experience'. Are you maximising customers experience to deliver value for your Visitor Economy business? Overview This workshop will help businesses to look with fresh eyes. The goal is to deliver Ambience: whether physical or digital, to help businesses to develop a sixth sense to maximise their customer experience, and […]

Marketing with a Mission Masterclass: Purpose Driven PR

The Old Fire Station - 40 George Street, - OX1 2AQ Oxford - United Kingdom 40 George Street

An introduction to PR for purpose driven businesses. PR is a powerful tool not only for promotion but also sharing your message and delivering your mission. Learn what PR is (and isn’t) and how you can use it to reach your target audience and help you achieve your purpose. Join us for a practical workshop […]

“Scale up and Investment readiness” Power Hours


Are you looking to raise capital and engage with investors to grow your business? Obtain critical and specialist investor readiness advice. The Power Hour sessions are aimed at growth businesses seeking to scale up their business. You may be asked to confirm this is the case for your business ahead of the session. You will […]

The Challenges of Growing from 2 to 5 staff


Expanding to 5 employees for any business is a big step. Find out how to take this in your stride! Expanding to 5 employees for any business is a big step and something of a milestone – it takes confidence in the growth of your company, it triggers all sorts of legal responsibilities for the […]

Introducing…setting up a social venture


An introduction to understanding legal structures for social enterprises, purposeful businesses and charities. Emma Millar and Kieran John, social venture lawyers from Taylor Vinters, will deliver an hour long online session on 'setting up and establishing a social venture' covering: What's a social venture, and why do people set them up? Legal structures and starting […]

Foundations to Growth Network


OxLEP Business are inviting ambitious and passionate Start-Up and Growth Businesses to join the Foundations to Growth Network. Overview OxLEP Business are inviting ambitious and passionate Start-Up and Growth Businesses to join the Foundations to Growth Network. Participating will help you gain new perspectives, inspire new ideas and change your way of thinking. It can […]

Innovation Funding & Your Business Case


Join this workshop to add some secret sauce to your compelling business case for your innovative business. It is the one thing that unites almost every innovative business - the desire to secure funding for growth and success. So whether you plan on turning over a million, or being the next global Unicorn, you will […]