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Pioneering diabetes testing system drives jobs growth

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE largest employer in Witney is set to increase its workforce by 10 per cent as it gears up for the launch of a new product that could improve the lives of millions of diabetes sufferers.

Entrepreneur with vision for developing enterprise

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Mention the words charter, Government and university and most entrepreneurs’ eyes glaze over.

Business mums nominations deadline today

Oxford Mail: yellow SUTT: Business women in Sutton buck the national trend

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Today is the last day to nominate your top business mums for the NatWest Venus Awards’s Business Mother of the Year Award.

F1 team sues ex-employees

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

LEAFIELD-based Formula 1 team Caterham is counter-suing a group of former employees who banded together to take the firm to court after being laid off.

Bookshop's success becomes a real-life saga

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HE’S been around longer than some of his books stacked up on the shelves.

Welcome to the second last bookshop

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN OXFORD independent bookshop is branching out by going back to its roots.

New baker’s hope for self-raising dough

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE fledgling business is hoping to be able to afford the rent in Oxford’s Covered Market by appealing for funding from people on the Internet.

Now online shopping’s in store at Oxford's oldest shop

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

OXFORD’S oldest shop is embracing the internet age and creating an online store for the first time in its 276-year history.

Hot-desking to help residents work at home

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

People working from home in Wantage and Grove can now take advantage of a communal computer in the town centre.

Pupils asked to create a vision

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been asked to create a vision of the future for a business park.

Popular car-sharing scheme drives its way to top award

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SOCIAL enterprise Co-Wheels, which runs car clubs in East and South Oxford, Cowley and Headington, has won a top award.

Two car dealerships announce expansion with new sites

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO major motor dealers in the county are expanding with new purpose-built sites.

Pair shun university for a crack at apprenticeships

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WHILE his friends have spent the past few years partying and running up debt at university, 22-year-old Dominic Callaghan has been carving out a career in engineering.

Future is bright for county's energy trainees as centre opens in Witney

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

APPRENTICES can take advantage of a modern purpose-built training centre when it opens in September.

£20,000 fine for firm for breaking asbestos disposal law during demolition

Oxford Mail: David Harvey

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DEVELOPMENT firm has been fined £20,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than £15,000 after failing to ensure asbestos was removed safely during the demolition of the Buttercross Works in Witney.

Furniture plant rescue saves 84 jobs

Oxford Mail: SET FOR DINNER: Lucy's dining table is ready for guests.

9:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EIGHTY-FOUR staff at Witney furniture maker Corndell were told on Monday that their jobs are safe after a takeover deal was agreed.

Learning to juggle business with lots of ‘mummy time’

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IT’S often said that mums rule the world, but it’s harder than it looks to run a business and cope with kids.

Trio of traders take up longer lease at shop

Oxford Mail: From left, Stuart Miller, of Bybox; Jo Willet, of Oxford Innovation; Suzanne Malcolm, of Vale of White Horse District Council; and Iain Nicholson, Wantage Town Team coordinator

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTREPRENEURS who trialled their businesses in an empty Wantage shop unit have taken it over.

Promise to keep traders in the loop over square work

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUSINESSES and residents have been promised more information in the future over the redevelopment of Oxford’s Frideswide Square.

Hygiene ratings proposal ’will push street traders out of city’

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

STREET traders claim they are being “pushed out” of Oxford by council proposals to ban vans with poor hygiene ratings.

Business community rises to charity sports challenge

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

BUSINESSMEN and women swapped their suits for sports gear to take part in a fundraising challenge in Oxford.

Blue-sky thinking in aviation dream

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

AN aviation-themed industrial estate should be built in Carterton to create jobs, says the town council.

Redundancies at F1 team

8:40am Friday 18th July 2014

LEAFIELD-based Formula 1 team Caterham has announced 40 staff redundancies.

Aerospace firm benefits from £2.6m boost

Oxford Mail: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg talks to youngsters as he helps to launch a scheme to give 16 and 17-year-olds access to work coaches to help them find jobs and training at St Andrew's in Westminster

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A Harwell company will benefit from a £2.6m funding boost from the Government and aerospace industry.

A 647-mile charity ‘cycle ride’ without leaving the office

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A COMMUNICATIONS consultancy used pedal power to cycle 647 miles and raise more than £2,000 for charity without ever leaving Oxford.

Expedition club’s proving hardly a busman’s holiday

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

If you think you know what a busman’s holiday is, think again.

Firms need city to become more like USA, say bosses

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’s gro-wth as a centre for high-tech industry could be stunted by poor infrastructure and a limited labour pool.

Mobile phone company set to create 25 new jobs

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MOBILE telephone accessories manufacturer is looking to triple its workforce just two years after starting up.

Vision of Westgate Centre's £400m future revealed

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

NEW designs for the £400m Westgate Shopping Centre have been released today by the developers behind the scheme.

Abingdon job agency emails details of 4,000 workers to client by mistake

Oxford Mail:

10:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A RECRUITMENT agency accidentally emailed a client with the personal details of more than 4,000 workers after a “computer error”.

Cowley full of pride as the new Mini scoops top prize

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Cowley-built Mini Hatch has been hailed as “head and shoulders above the competition” after picking up a top industry award.

£1m to get wheels moving with sustainable transport

Oxford Mail: David Nimmo Smith at last year's launch

6:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

COUNCIL leaders have welcomed a £1m boost in transport funding to help improve links between major employment sites in southern Oxfordshire.

Small traders fear for their business futures

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

INDEPENDENT traders in Headington say they fear new supermarkets could put them out of business.

Shop volunteers mark 15 years of dedication

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

FIFTEEN years after Iffley’s village shop announced plans to close, its successor is still going strong thanks to the commitment of a dedicated band of volunteers.

The shops rekindling our interest in books

Oxford Mail:

11:10am Monday 14th July 2014

WHEN Mark Thornton opened Mostly Books in Abingdon in 2006, he continued to sell the pots and pans the cookware store had left behind.

‘Free parking is needed’ in town revamp

Oxford Mail:

6:20am Monday 14th July 2014

COMMUNITY leaders have called for free parking as the final plans to complete Bicester’s £70m town centre regeneration were approved.

About 70 jobs at risk at motor-parts company

8:13am Friday 11th July 2014

STAFF at motor-parts firm Unipart Automotive are being urged to “sit tight” while the company tries to finalise a rescue deal.

Promise of 18 new jobs after £2m deal with energy firm

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A £2M deal brokered by the operator of a new waste incinerator plant due to start operating next month will create 18 jobs.

Defence of pre-tax profits at Oxford University Press

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PUBLISHING giant Oxford University Press has suffered a drop in its fortunes.

Chinese takeaway franchises on the menu

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A NATIONAL Chinese takeaway chain is looking to open three new outlets in Oxford.

Entrepreneurs spot a niche in the online food market

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

INTERNET shopping is one of the fastest growth areas of the UK economy, with more than half of all shoppers using online supermarket delivery services.

Letting agent is first to get broadband voucher

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A PROPERTY business in East Oxford has become the first in the city to receive funding towards the cost of superfast broadband.

Ripping time for home renovation

Oxford Mail:

12:33pm Monday 7th July 2014

Anna Halloran explains how the worst problems are the best hidden, when it comes to home renovations.

Royal Mail refusal 'won't stop revamp of Oxpens'

Oxford Mail: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

8:00am Monday 7th July 2014

THE leader of Oxford City Council has said that Royal Mail’s refusal to cooperate in the Oxpens redevelopment wouldn’t be a “showstopper”.

On to a winner with lavender at Wimbledon

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

TENNIS fans are eagerly watching the action on centre court, but one woman is more concerned about what’s happening in the shops at Wimbledon.

Firm wins cancer test grant

Oxford Mail: An aerial view of Milton Park

8:40am Friday 4th July 2014

A firm developing an on-the-spot cancer detection test has won a £50,000 grant.

Bicester park-and-ride centre will not be ready for Christmas and sales

Oxford Mail: Visitors to Bicester Village from China are up 70 per cent

6:50am Friday 4th July 2014

PLANS to build a park-and-ride in Bicester as part of a package of measures to ease traffic congestion have been delayed.

Online furniture traders opt for a store

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

While some businesses are closing or scaling back their high street outlets and going online, Nathan West and Ko Asakura are going in the other direction.

Bright spark wanted

Oxford Mail: Ian Thompson, managing director of Sharp Laboratories at Oxford Science Park, with the Garmin-Sharp cycle team’s Tour De France coach

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

An electronics firm is inviting students to apply for a paid internship.

Hotel sold in town

Oxford Mail: The Banbury House Hotel

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The Banbury House Hotel has been sold for an undisclosed sum.

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