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Turnover in the Market Place creates business opportunities

Over recent months several Oundle properties and businesses have changed hands, offering new opportunities for property owners and business entrepreneurs to make an investment in Oundle’s market. The sale of…

What will Brexit bring to the Market Place?

It seems impossible to escape Brexit at the moment. The Irish border question, trade and possibilities of ‘no deal’ have dominated the news cycle for the past two years and…

The business case for working from home

The business case for working from home

In an era where worldwide communication is as simple as the click of a mouse, businesses in the UK are evaluating the advantages of shifting away from traditional workplaces. This…

Oundle businesses report on their gender pay gap

From April 2018, businesses with 250 employees or more are now required to publish a report documenting their employee pay by gender. This law was developed to make businesses more…

Drones flying high in Oundle

Drones flying high in Oundle

In the last few years, the use of drones has become increasingly common. While there are a wide variety of uses for drones in commercial and military spheres, individuals are…

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

At the end of July, Oundle’s longest-serving business was sold to Lincolnshire’s North Shoes. R C Cotton and Sons Ltd had traded in the Market Place since 1871. North Shoes,…

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

On the first of April, revalued business rates were put in place for the first time in seven years. These are based on the rental value of a business’ premises.…

Early Look at Marina Plans Promising Exciting Developments

Early Look at Marina Plans Promising Exciting Developments

The exciting plans for a marina village next to Barnwell Country Park are becoming ever more a reality as the planning for the development of the marina progresses slowly, but…

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

Since its opening in September 2015 as part of the £1m refurbishment of Fletton House, the Hub has provided a new café venue for Oundle residents who are looking for…

Former F1 Engineer Brings Apple Repair Expertise to Spark Angels

Former F1 Engineer Brings Apple Repair Expertise to Spark Angels

Possibly the worst feeling in today’s busy, information-rich world is that moment when your phone smashes screen-first onto the concrete ground. To make matters worse, without the one major device…

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