SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES.
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER.
With the huge challenges Covid-19 brings for local businesses, now is a more important time than ever for local businesses to work together and utilise each-others strengths and experience. The Pandemic has seen lots of local independent businesses innovate and adapt their services to remain open and even thrive but unfortunately there are lots who have had to temporarily close.
We are actively looking to find creative ways to support local independent businesses through this time. Below is a list of local businesses who can help provide support, advice and guidance.
When normality resumes (whenever that shall be and however that will look), we hope that this difficult period will have improved community awareness and use of all the amazing local businesses (like you!) that we have on our doorsteps so that as a community we are all more inclined to #THINKLOCALFIRST and that the current increase in shopping locally and utilising local services will be a long term change to spending habits
If you are a local independent business within 5 miles of Thame you can currently register for a FREE BASIC LISTING on our SHOP OX9 Directory HERE
If you own/run a local business can also join our private 'Shop OX9 COVID-19 Business Support Group' on Facebook HERE
LOCAL BUSINESS SUPPORT & DEVELOPMENT
THAME TOWN COUNCIL COVID19-GUIDANCE - VIEW HERE
Full of useful information about local services.
HMRC FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS GUIDANCE - Read the latest HERE
JOIN OUR OX9 COVID-19 BUSINESS SUPPORT FACEBOOK FORUM - HERE
Note: You must be an independent business within 5 miles of Thame to join
Thame Freight Services Ltd - Local Delivery & Courier Services for Local Businesses now available
Are you a local retailer temporarily closed because of COVID-19? Are you unable to adapt to fulfil orders to customers. Thame Freight are now offering low priced deliveries for small local shipments. We can collect from a shop each evening and make deliveries the next day. With our own vans & local knowledge, we're confident that this service can be useful to many retailers who are closed but still have stock that can be sold either online or by telephone.
T: 01844 873120
Stefan Cork (Mortgage Advice Bureau Thame)
Worried about paying your Mortgage? Contact Stefan for advice HERE
Independent Mortgage Solutions (Thame) - online/telephone services
Mortgage, Insurance, Protection & Secured Loan Advice
Find out more HERE
Pearson Insurance (Cuddington)
Offer free advice and help with insurance covering business and personal. They can also assist with claims, quotes, alterations and anything else associated with insurance. They can also provide guidance on business interruption cover on current policies. They already work from home so are already set up for action!
Open 9 - 5.30pm
Tel: 01844 260936 / 07912 034253 (out of hours)
Roo Davies - The Mojo Coach
An accredited life and business coach helping you to gain clarity, shift mindset, behaviour and find purpose
Sessions available via Zoom
Kamwell Ltd (Thame)
Kamwell is an award-winning employee wellbeing company that works with organisations to transform the health and wellbeing of their people - creating thriving, productive and energised workplaces. Our wellbeing programmes and initiatives can be delivered onsite or virtually. We are currently running a number of webinars to support employees during the Covid-19 lock down, these can be viewed HERE.
Turncloud (Long Crendon) - FREE IT Support from 4-5pm everyday
Working from home? Self-isolating? If your IT technology is letting you down or you can’t figure out why something just won’t work, then if you are in an OX or HP postcode the helpdesk is open from 4 – 5 p.m. every day to help.
CAAOS - Computer Accessories And Other Stuff (Thame) - Free Home Delivery within 7 miles of Thame
Shop online for computer related accessories including printers, ink, monitors, keyboards etc
Visit the online store HERE
Home delivery available via 01844 212921 & email:
Boss your PR (Longwick) - Fiona Minett
Boss Your PR provides training and consultancy in supporting businesses tackle their own PR, thus avoiding the outlay of a PR agency retainer. The benefits of going your own PR include: cost saving vs investing in an agency, you build and maintain media contacts vs them remaining with the agency, you have full control over the messages and tone of voice and you provide your contacts with authenticity and credibility in cutting out the middle man.
Awemous Design Studio & Marketing Consultancy (Open Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm)
Are you offering new services during the lockdown and need to communicate this with new and existing customers? Are you looking for new marketing channels to help boost your business at this time? Perhaps you are using this period to work on your business and need branding and design support? We offer a range of marketing and design services for local businesses.
Find out more and contact HERE
Blossom Social Media - Caroline Drake (Cuddesdon)
Blossom Social creates social media marketing campaigns to deliver real results for ambitious businesses in Oxfordshire and throughout the UK.
OX9 Thame *New Premises Coming Soon*
High specification contemporary serviced offices, flexible co-working & meeting space in the heart of Thame.
Lesley Beatie - The Organisation Angel (Thame) - now providing online Facetime Appointments
Lesley is a de-clutterer and organiser and has started putting tips out on my Instagram account to help people cope with creating home working spaces etc.
Results Department - Helen Johns (Copywriting services - Tetsworth)
Why not use downtime during the present lockdown to improve your website, send out a newsletter, or update your product / service information? Results Department helps businesses by writing original content, editing previously drafted copy, and proofreading to catch unwanted typos prior to publication.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0771 743 4983
Adactus is a people-first tech company. Their mission is to provide the right people, right technology & right solutions to transform clients’ businesses. They are currently offering local high street businesses the opportunity to use their new SMARTQ App to help with social distancing and queuing safely
Open Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM
Telephone: +44 (0) 1844 269090
Media Ace (Thame)
Specialise in Digital & Litho Print, Book Binding, luxury Finishing. Including Large Format for Point of Sale and Events. They are currently producing PPE including face shields, masks along with social distancing media including signage and stickers.