Training Opportunity - Taming the Carbon Monster

Are you looking to understand the steps to reduce operational costs through energy-saving measures? Do you want to make your business more resilient to future crises? Or find ways to exploit the new business opportunities being found by low carbon business leaders?

Through our Buildbackbetter fund, we’re providing subsidised places for Oxford based SMEs on this exciting new programme run by Oxford Brookes Business School, Oxfordshire Business First and Oxfordshire Greentech.

The programme costs just £50 for Oxford-based companies.

Visit the Oxford Brookes website to begin your journey to becoming a resilient, future-proofed company 

OxLEP (Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership)

Advice and Training

OxLEP provide free and tailored assistance to place, grow and support business within the Oxfordshire area. They have a number of free online courses to support you, including how to improve your marketing and access to grants.

For more information, please visit the OxLEP website.


OxLEP also provide a range of grants. For more information go to the OxLEP grants page.

Business and Intellectual Property Centre grant finder

The BIPC have a Grant Finder database that’s free to use.

For more information, please visit the Oxfordshire County Council website.

NatWest Carbon Planner

NatWest has some very useful information for you to see how changes in the economic climate could affect your sector, and what you can do to adapt and prepare. It is accessible for anyone, not just NatWest customers.

It includes tips on saving on property costs, adapting your business, financial tips and reducing fuel costs.

For more information, visit the NatWest website.

Tips for managing finances for small businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses has five top tips for managing finances for small businesses.

For more information, please visit the FSB website.

Be the Business

Be the Business provides targeted support and guidance for UK business leaders developed from real business experiences and created to be accessible for you.

For more information, please visit the Be the Business website.

Enterprise Support

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