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Richard Butcher

Innovation & Growth Specialist

Innovate UK EDGE

Richard has been a professional Business Adviser for 20 years and an entrepreneur for over 40. Having established several successful businesses he intimately understand entrepreneurs and their issues enabling him to develop effective growth plans. Specialisms include;

  • Improving the business model
  • Developing competitive advantage
  • Develop and implement a clear growth strategy
  • Enhance management team performance.
  • Export – successfully penetrate the most lucrative overseas markets.
  • Develop marketing initiatives aligned with sales, that get results,
  • Entering new markets

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Oxford Innovation Advice offers Insights into SME needs and policy effectiveness for policy makers, funders and business support commissioners. It draws on our 30 years’ experience of delivering positive economic growth by enabling scale-ups to achieve their full potential. Each edition concludes with an ‘Implications for funders and Policy makers’ section.

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Covid-19 Statement

Update – Wednesday 15th December 2021

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.