West Oxfordshire Accelerator – Mastering Your Small Business Finances

West Oxfordshire Accelerator – Mastering Your Small Business Finances

Don’t let your business fail because of poor financial management!


If your business is based in West Oxfordshire, then you can register for this event. If you are outside of the district, then please register for other OxLEP events.

This Masterclass is delivered online.


The more success your business has, the more complicated the financial management can get, until you take on expert support. This Masterclass is designed to make sure that you fully understand your role and responsibilities for financial management in your small but growing business.

Learning Outcomes

• Understanding financial management as a business leader

• Cashflow Management

• Understanding the range of options for financing growth in an SME, and their pros and cons

This Master-Class is being delivered by:

Richard Holling, Berkshire Dales Ltd, is an experienced business executive with 30 years of business and financial services experience. He has a degree in Banking and Finance, and his career started with the TSB, before moving into technology.

In 2018 Richard changed focus and started to work with start-ups and SMEs. In 2019, after working for 2 start-up Fintech companies serving SMEs, he formed Berkshire Dales, which offers SMEs advice on getting the right business finance, along with other business advisory services. His experience allows him to get under the covers of a business, which allows him to support their financial planning and management.

Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme

The Growth Hub programme operates a Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme. All SMEs which receive support under this programme are being aided under the UK Subsidy Control Act (2022) and The Subsidy Control (Gross Cash Amount and Gross Cash Equivalent) Regulations (2022 No. 1186).

MFA allows a beneficiary to receive up to £315,000 of Subsidy over a three-fiscal year period (i.e. the current and previous two fiscal years). The value of MFA given is the gross cash amount or the gross cash equivalent of the subsidy. The MFA value of this webinar is £724.00.

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