Five motivators for starting your own business

Posted: 17/08/2015

What makes the difference between an employee and an entrepreneur?

In a new book called “Just Like You”, more than 50 entrepreneurs from Oxfordshire puzzled out the question: “what motivated you to start a company?”

The answers are diverse, but five key reasons for starting your own business emerged. 

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The secrets of business success

Posted: 13/08/2015

All businesses start somewhere, some become great businesses and great brands but all those businesses were initiated and had a passionate owner at the helm in the first place. Steve Jobs, Karl Benz, Richard Branson are names we all recognise.

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Oxfordshire Social Responsibility Network Grows

Posted: 31/05/2016

Oxfordshire Business First has been very pleased to support the launch and establishment of Reciprocate - an opportunity for responsible businesses to learn from each other when it comes to CSR, social impact and charitable giving.

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Posted: 13/02/2017

We're now recruiting for the 3rd FAB Accelerator which will start April 24th.

Open to individuals and teams from all backgrounds and sectors, FAB combines weekly evening classes covering key startup business topics, each delivered by expert speakers and special guests, with regular 1-to-1 sessions with expert business mentors.

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New series of responsible business seminars launched

Posted: 19/06/2017

BITC is running a series of webinars on different topics under the responsible business umbrella that we hope will be of interest and relevant to you. We do hope that you will be able to participate in one or more of these webinars which are designed to help businesses share best practice and experience in doing better by doing good.

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Posted: 04/09/2017

Oxford’s accelerator programme for ambitious entrepreneurs and startups - FAB - has proved very successful with 13 companies in the third and latest group taking part in the 12-week boot camp since its launch last year. 

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Tech not taxes to tackle traffic

Posted: 06/11/2017

Plans for a set of unnecessary taxes may just grind local businesses to a halt and clog the roads with companies leaving for greener, more economically savvy places.

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