1.  Bernard Goodchild MBA ACIS ACIB MIBA The Maltings, Malthouse Lane, Bodicote, OX15 4BU Telephone: 01295 279227 Management Support for Small Businesses. Developing Plans & Strateges. Managing Finances, People & Performances.

2. Beaumont Wood Stonegate House, Hartshill, Bloxham, OX15 4QH         Telephone: 01295 720365 We provide online psychometric assessments from Profiles International (the worlds fastest growing test publisher with 40,000 Clients and 48 Million Users in 118 Countries and 32 Languages We can help profile top performers in any type of role, understand what it is that makes them special, and then use that information to improve the performance of the rest. You can also use the profile to benchmark new hires to ensure they are predicted to be top performers too. The performance improvements can be substantial as can the cost savings through lower staff turnover.

3. Bluenorth Limited Brock Cottage, The Park, Lower Brailes, OX15 5JB      Telephone: 07582 495624 BlueNorth Ltd provides experienced senior management to support your business needs. We have a proven track record in real time systems with roles covering strategic business planning, technical management and process development, project management and staff development and have experience of developing and delivering projects in line with quality standards and procedures. Whether you need short term consultancy or longer term project work, at BlueNorth Ltd the goal is to provide you with expedient, professional service tailored to the needs of your business.

4.  Challenor Partners 5, Peoples Place, Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 0FJ Telephone: 08456 43 40 43 Challenor Partners are dedicated to helping SME's (Small to Medium Enterprises) grow and prosper. Challenor Partners work with SME's to provide cost effective business development solutions for those elusive pieces of the business jigsaw that help companies compete more effectively, withstand the current economic climate and continue to grow and prosper.

5.  ECD Consulting 31 Halestrap Way, Kings Sutton, OX17 3SF Telephone: 07764 190303 We will work as an extension of your team and create a clear understanding and connection with you and your business. Our services include Recruitment & Selection, Policies & Procedures, Employee Development & Journey, Training & Development, Employee Issues and Operations.

6.  Franklin Covey Grimsbury Manor, Grimsbury Green, Banbury, OX16 3QJ Telephone: 01295 274100 FranklinCovey is a global professional services, training and development company. We help organisations succeed by unleashing the power of their workforce to focus and execute according to their highest business priorities. FranklinCovey provide powerful, principle-based learning solutions - addressing the fundamental issues of execution, leadership, effectiveness and productivity - to deliver change and inspire performance at every level.

7. Love Management Accounts Unit F02-F03, Cherwell Business Village, Southam Road, Banbury OX16 2SP Telephone: 01295 521050 Good accounting isn’t just about being compliant – it’s about having a firm grasp of the money flowing in and out of your business. This allows you to make the best possible decisions about both your current processes and your plans for the future. So let us help you take a more proactive approach to your finances. We can make sure you stay on top of things like sole trader accounts or limited company accounts – as well as helping you understand the pros and cons of each way of operating if you’re thinking of making a transition – and can take care of both personal and corporate tax returns.

8.  mca group Greenway House, Sugarswell Business Park, Shenington, Banbury, OX15 6HW. Telephone: 01295 688287 mca group is an established, energetic, & independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers.Our strategic planning services are designed to help you grow and expand your business so as to maximise the value when you ultimately retire. Your success as company owners and our success as your advisers ultimately will be measured by the value you realise on eventual sale, or what you leave to the next generation.

9.  mercer brereton ltd Telephone: 07775 426789 Mercer Brereton is committed to providing high quality, consultative support for small and medium-sized businesses. Often businesses of this size find the idea of an external expert reviewing and providing input as to how the business procedures could be improved or amended, to be daunting. Additionally, the costs of working with a consultant are considered to be more than their business can support. Mercer Brereton aims to change this perception.

10.  No Fluff Communications Telephone: 07789 002149 Marketing shouldn't be "fluffy" it should be strategic, after all you want to remain profitable and stay in the business of what you love right? No Fluff is a free online community, backed up by a consultancy service, if required, for budding entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to make their marketing more manageable and results driven. We aim to inspire as many of you as possible to ditch the fluff for the strategic stuff by sharing our knowledge and encouraging collaboration, helping to build confidence and business success.

11.   Nova Lucis Limited36 Woburn Close, Banbury OX16 4FT Telephone: 07882 518 067 Internal Quality Audit Management Support - Nova Lucis are passionate about quality and passionate about business. We understand that in today’s market-led and/or regulation driven trading environment your business needs a recognised Quality Management System. Gaining accreditation is hard enough, maintaining your registration, cost effectively, is a whole new ball game......... Outsourcing the management of your internal quality systems has many tangible benefits; a fresh perspective, independent assessments delivered to schedule, a structured process with flexible additional modules to suit your needs and a professional service from our fully trained and highly experienced consultants.

12. Phrontis Limited Billings, Horn Hill Road, Adderbury OX17 3EW Telephone: 01295 812262 Phrontis is a management consultancy & research practice. All of our efforts are geared to improving organizational performance using systems thinking approaches linked to process and performance management. We work with clients in both helping to structure "messy" problems and to implement their preferred solution. A key benefit of our approach is that we transfer ideas and knowledge to clients so that they are embedded in organizational practice. We work with management in all types and sizes of organization in the private and public sectors in numerous countries around the world.

13.   Real World Strategy Limited Bloxham Mill, Barford Road, Bloxham, OX15 4FF Telephone: 01295 722870 Based in North Oxfordshire in the UK, for over 30 years we’ve helped B2B sales and business development teams to be more effective. What makes us unique? Our 3CSELLING programme will enable you to co-create more value and therefore achieve better margins - Our experience means that we’ll probably understand your needs faster and better - We will probably offer you a simpler solution - We will measure the impact of our involvement on your results - Our strong connections to sales academia will give you confidence in the advice and coaching that we bring to you

14.  Right Results Project Management Ltd 3 West Bar, Banbury OX16 9SD Telephone:  07786 482 161 Whether a short term/one-off consultancy commission or long-term contract support, Right Results Project Management Ltd will provide flexible, honest, professional and independent support for your business. Located in north Oxfordshire, with local knowledge and a network for design support, property advice, commercial support and risk management,we are ideally suited to projects in the Midlands along and either side of the M40 corridor.

15. Sapphire Business Services (Banbury) Ltd The Magnolias, 6 Pargeter Close, Greatworth, Banbury, OX17 2DS Telephone: 01295 713903 Customer Service - If you want to know how you fare against your competitors, we can carry out mystery shopping & produce your customer service report to let you fare, based on your criteria provided to us. High Staff Turnover? Low staff morale can play a huge part in staff turnover, we can survey your staff & compile the results into a report for you. Often the very fact that the company has commissioned such a report makes the staff feel valued & can help improve morale.

16.  Spring Development Telephone: 0845 5197 571 Need better performance from your people? How people behave and speak to each other is critical to your bottom line. If you need greater productivity, then look at the way your people are managed. We will help you develop your team, choosing the way that is right for your organisation - so that you get the results you want. We talk to you about where you and your business want to be, find out where you and your people are currently at, and then come up with ways to move you forward and solve your problems, in an upbeat, motivating way. There is no obligation in having a discussion about your situation. We can help you plan how to develop your peoples’ skills, and give you options to consider.

17.  SVN Consulting Cherwell Business Village, Southam Road, Banbury, OX16 2SP Telephone: 01295 230 849 or 07780 119 660 At SVN Consulting we identify and manage business risks so that you can excel and meet your business objectives without distraction. We do this by working in partnership with you, providing insight to risk that allows you to maintain your competitive advantage. Once risk has been identified, a key mechanism in the management of risk is the development of a structured and continuous training programme. Be it accredited training courses delivered to your employees, or a bespoke course designed around your specific needs; our decades of combined experience means that we are the natural choice for you. We will support your learning and development team or your HR department in the development of a training programme that addresses your unique challenges.

18. Wilson Ainley Consulting Telephone: 01295 533166 A consultancy focused on your two greatest assets, your people and your customers. Our experience is in helping companies improve through: Growing business talent & leadership - Building total customer focus - Combining business psychology and customer experience to shape your organisation for future success.

19. Working Minds Matter 7 Silver Street, Chacombe, OX17 2JR Telephone: 07434 006110 We are a mental health consultancy that guides you in the most efficient way of supporting the mental wellbeing of your employees, whilst also reducing your overall costs and impacting on areas such as; Retention / Recruitment / Resilience / Productivity. At the core of everything we do is our business model for Workplace Mind Wellness. The formula at the heart of this, that encompasses everything, is directly impacted by all the elements and is essential for you to identify areas that need enhancing within your organisation is P.I.P.R; Prevention / Intervention / Protection / Regression