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LCR weekly business news round-up: 23.02.2018

Posted 23.02.2018

What are the five scale-up gaps and how do we address them?

Posted 21.02.2018

Liverpool a top 4 UK investment destination, says influential report

Posted 21.02.2018

LCR weekly business news round-up: 16.02.2018

Posted 16.02.2018

LCR weekly business news round-up: 09.02.2018

Posted 09.02.2018

Crossfield Construction appointed on Hugh Baird Colleges’ £3m Health, Engagement and Training Hub

Posted 08.02.2018

LCR weekly business news round-up: 02.02.2018

Posted 02.02.2018

6,000 businesses in the Liverpool City Region benefit from business support

Posted 31.01.2018

Wirral Chamber of Commerce helps Robert write the recipe for success

Enterprise Hub supports launch of a new make up academy

Enterprise Hub: How to Start a Business in the Liverpool City Region

Posted 30.01.2018

Could you help enhance employability for Liverpool Law Students?

Posted 29.01.2018

Week Two of Enterprise Hub Business Start Up Festival 2018

Posted 29.01.2018

Enterprise Hub: Going it alone…5 pieces of advice for a future entrepreneur

Posted 25.01.2018

Where should scale-up businesses look for funding, support and advice?

Posted 24.01.2018

Liverpool City Region leading the way on local energy

Posted 19.01.2018

LCR weekly business news round-up: 19.01.2018

Posted 19.01.2018

Enterprise Hub Business Start-Up Festival to provide vital support for entrepreneurs

Posted 18.01.2018

Digital Infrastructure Plan Announced for Liverpool City Region

Posted 15.01.2018

Win 6 months free laboratory space at Sci-Tech Daresbury

Posted 12.01.2018

Life Sciences Sector Deal is good news for health and medical businesses

Posted 11.01.2018

Business Growth Programme provides a sure solution for SURE Solutions


Posted 10.01.2018

Continued collaboration is key for 2018 says LEP Chair

Posted 04.01.2018

Community Safe strengthen tender submissions thanks to Knowsley Growth Hub

LCR weekly business news round-up: 15.12.2017

Posted 15.12.2017

Video Company Ready For A Starring Role In The Local Economy

LCR weekly business news round-up: 08.12.2017

Posted 08.12.2017

Leading businesswoman to join Liverpool City Region LEP Board

Posted 07.12.2017

LJMU Funded Internships - host organisations required

Posted 01.12.2017

Professional Liverpool celebrates exceptional year

Posted 01.12.2017

Inovus Medical raises over £200,000 with help from NPIF as they scale up manufacturing in St Helens

Posted 01.12.2017

LCR weekly business news round-up: 01.12.2017

Posted 01.12.2017

Brexit Uncertainty: A catalyst for transformation in manufacturing

Posted 30.11.2017

Join the Immersive Economy Mapping study today

Posted 30.11.2017

Liverpool City Region SMEs triumph at The Manufacturer Live

Posted 30.11.2017

Two North West health innovations selected for national NHS Innovation Accelerator

Posted 28.11.2017

LCR weekly business news round-up: 24.11.2017

Posted 24.11.2017


Posted 21.11.2017

Five tips for employment law best practice

Posted 20.11.2017

LCR weekly business news round-up: 17.11.2017

Posted 17.11.2017

Halton helps Hardman with business efficiencies

Scale-up businesses: what are they and where did they come from?

Posted 14.11.2017

Metro Mayor shares vision for future and delivers 10 big pledges

Posted 14.11.2017

Businesses urged to get behind Health Innovation Exchange programme

Posted 10.11.2017

Top ten tips for enhancing your intellectual property

Posted 09.11.2017

Industrial Cooling Equipment warms up with strategy and planning guidance

Liverpool Girl Geeks launches national movement to tackle inequality in tech

Posted 03.11.2017

LCR weekly business news round-up: 03/11/2017

Posted 03.11.2017

Local Growth Hub supporting Smarter Business Tech LIVE

Posted 31.10.2017

Compete for a share of a £15m Health & Life Sciences Innovate UK fund

Posted 31.10.2017

Container & Site Cabin Services Launch Pod Tech Brand with help from the Knowsley Growth Hub

General Welding Supplies boosts marketing and sales with growth support

Business Growth Programme provides tender support for Computer Disposals Limited

LCR weekly business news round-up: 27/10/2017

Posted 27.10.2017

Concept 22 gains clarity and direction through leadership programme

Liverpool City Region can become magnet for global tech companies

Posted 23.10.2017

LCR weekly business news round-up: 20.10.2017

Posted 20.10.2017

MELO World growth spurred with help from Halton

LCR weekly business news round-up: 13.10.2017

Posted 13.10.2017

Business Growth Programme helps Putul’s Kitchen with finance, marketing and research

Mocha gets strategy and branding boost through New Markets support

Real Space virtually transforms manufacturing with LCR 4.0

Liverpool Girl Geeks director joins DFE's new T Level Panel

Posted 12.10.2017

Only 5 weeks until Liverpool's first Smart Factory Expo

Posted 12.10.2017

Liverpool City Region LEP strengthens board

Posted 06.10.2017

LCR Activate launches to support digital and creative SMEs

Posted 05.10.2017

Q&A: What is the LCR Activate support programme?

Posted 03.10.2017

LCR 4.0 launch Cyber Security survey

Posted 29.09.2017

OpenMaker offers £€20,00 to makers and manufacturers

Posted 29.09.2017

Business Growth Programme Helps Local Business To Increase Its Digital Presence

PSD Vehicle Rentals increase social media presence with help from St Helens Chamber

Drastically evolving communications landscape drives growth at Active Profile

Posted 28.09.2017

Knowsley Growth Hub helps Spraymark on road to growth

Accu-Right Engineering benefits from Invest Sefton and supply chain support

Future Electrics grows through finance support

New members for City Region Innovation Board to drive growth

Posted 22.09.2017

Report highlights Liverpool City Region’s world-leading science and innovation potential

Posted 21.09.2017

Liverpool is the UK’s most digitally skilled city

Posted 15.09.2017

£15m North West Business Growth Fund launches

Posted 11.09.2017

Passport for Tourism students

Posted 07.09.2017

New drive for financial and professional sectors

Posted 07.09.2017

Top tips for aspiring innovators

Posted 05.09.2017

ScaleUp Institute invites growth businesses to take part in 2017 ScaleUp Survey

Posted 30.08.2017

Suave Aerial Photographers rises towards success with business support

Advice adds up for Quality Bookkeeping

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority awards £8.9 million to improve skills facilities

Posted 22.08.2017

£1m boost for Liverpool’s small firms through The Women’s Organisation

Posted 22.08.2017

Baronsgate beds benefits from Business Growth Programme support

Local Growth Hub support helps Babyshoes develop online presence

Digital platform gets in shape with NPIF funding

Posted 16.08.2017

£50,000 Inventor Prize opens for entries

Posted 10.08.2017

Things to consider when choosing your IT service provider

Posted 10.08.2017

PR tips for growth businesses

Posted 08.08.2017

Employee benefits: why cycle to work schemes are in demand

Posted 02.08.2017

Q&A: What is The Women's Organisation and what does it do?

Posted 02.08.2017


Posted 02.08.2017

The affordability, availability and accessibility of transport

Posted 31.07.2017

Label Line take advantage of specialist support from Knowsley Growth Hub

LEP Perspective: Liverpool City Region

Posted 31.07.2017

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Posted 31.07.2017

SBRI funding competition: Business Productivity Portal

Posted 31.07.2017

AEV Limited receives NPIF funding for growing its workforce

Busy, Busy, Busy! Viewpoint from Mike Mullin

Posted 25.07.2017

North West SME is driving force behind road safety tech

Posted 25.07.2017

Liverpool City Region LEP backed by world class businesses

Posted 25.07.2017

LJLA unveils ambitious plans for future growth

Posted 19.07.2017

Baltic Creative got green with funding grant

Liverpool Loves Business reveals full programme and unveils MSB as headline sponsor

Posted 11.07.2017

Sensor City build completes and first tenant signs up

Posted 05.07.2017

Liverpool Bay and the LEGO Turbines

Posted 05.07.2017

Private equity investment picks up pace in Liverpool

Posted 05.07.2017

Event digest: NatWest Boost your Business Conference

Posted 04.07.2017

The Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory helps Renewable Fuel Technologies to market

Q&A: What is the Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory support programme?

Posted 03.07.2017

Want to help Liverpool City Region innovation? The LEP is recruiting new board members

Posted 30.06.2017

New Markets 2 supports the growth of cake institution Caz's Kitchen

Enterprise Hub helps Pineal Counselling get off the ground with marketing and financial support

Event digest: Local Growth Hub LCR Future Energy Breakfast

Posted 30.06.2017

Q&A: How did Energy Fairies benefit from the Low Carbon Eco-lnnovatory?

Posted 29.06.2017

Anaemic economic growth reinforces case for action on business environment

Posted 26.06.2017

MSIF launch the MSIF Finance Hub, a new venture to help North West SMEs

Posted 22.06.2017

Liverpool and Wirral Stock Exchange picks up pace with latest member Videregen

Posted 22.06.2017

Robotics and AI: apply in the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Posted 22.06.2017

Asif Hamid awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Posted 21.06.2017

Top tips for negotiating business deals

Posted 20.06.2017

Record award numbers highlights Wirral’s business success

Posted 20.06.2017

Golf Toolkit available for Southport Businesses

Posted 16.06.2017

Businesses encouraged to shape future job skills

Posted 15.06.2017

Q&A: What is the Future Energy support programme?

Posted 14.06.2017

New executive director appointed to Liverpool's 'Sensor City'

Posted 13.06.2017

How to value a start-up or small business

Posted 09.06.2017

Event digest: Building a Strong Team

Posted 08.06.2017

EIC and Energy Systems Catapult launch energy sector SME innovation action plan

Posted 02.06.2017

Best School Trip - Funded opportunity for showcase your business

Posted 22.05.2017

Sci-Tech Daresbury named leading UK science park

Posted 18.05.2017

Genlab achieves record sales with online marketing support

Being great above being big. Lessons from [what could be] the happiest agency on Earth.

Posted 15.05.2017

Local Growth Hub adviser launches Employment book for growing businesses

Posted 11.05.2017

Arredatore expands with Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund support

Posted 08.05.2017

ACR plans for success thanks to free specialist tender consultancy

Invitation for Expressions of interest to join the Board of Liverpool City Region LEP

Posted 01.05.2017

Grow by saying “No”. The power (and necessity) of turning down work.

Posted 27.04.2017

The Sheds are making waves at Pacific Road

Posted 24.04.2017

St Helens Chamber joins exclusive list of Queen’s Award winners

Posted 24.04.2017

Broker spotlight: Knowsley Growth Hub

Posted 19.04.2017

Broker spotlight: Growth Hub Halton

Posted 12.04.2017

Landmark LJMU and Professional Liverpool partnership

Posted 11.04.2017

Liverpool City Region LEP appoints new Chair

Posted 10.04.2017

Make your vote count in the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Election

Posted 06.04.2017

Launch of Innovative New Co-Worker Space for Bootle

Posted 03.04.2017

Deadline extended for The Business of Science Leadership Award

Posted 29.03.2017

Case study: Clovemead completes successful division move and local recruitment

London Stock Exchange officials urge Liverpool businesses to consider ELITE

Posted 29.03.2017

Life Sciences Viewpoint: The World is Looking at Liverpool

Posted 28.03.2017

Growing the Renewable Energy Supply Chain

Posted 28.03.2017

Broker spotlight: Wirral Chamber of Commerce

Posted 21.03.2017

Experian announces Liverpool deals in excess of £342 million

Posted 20.03.2017

RIA Unlocking Innovation Event

Posted 16.03.2017

Case Study: Marketing support helps consultancy's "What Next?" look positive

Case Study: Digital marketing support helps business to blossom for Willow Printing

Case Study: Family business targets growth with specialist support from Knowsley Growth Hub

Local Growth Hub Showcase: How will the new apprenticeship reforms affect your business?

Posted 15.03.2017

APPG 4IR Roundtable

Posted 15.03.2017

Exclusive partnership launched between Peel Ports and Hugh Baird College

Posted 14.03.2017

LEP Managing Director Mark Basnett on a year of the Local Growth Hub

Posted 14.03.2017

Industrial Strategy Business Consultation

Posted 13.03.2017

£400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund opens for business in Liverpool

Posted 08.03.2017

BLOG: Choose your accountant carefully when applying for funding

Posted 07.03.2017

BLOG: The keys to a successful tender

Posted 07.03.2017

Case Study: Parity Medical reaches new markets with Growth Hub support

Viewpoint: Mike Mullin on Sefton Local Growth Hub Success

Green Business Fund workshop (Liverpool)

Posted 02.03.2017

Local Growth Hub gives 4,000 Liverpool City Region SMEs a boost

Posted 02.03.2017

BLOG: The two marketing metrics every business should measure

Posted 28.02.2017

Join The Women’s Organisation for International Women’s Day 2017!

Posted 27.02.2017

BLOG: Common HR hurdles for growing companies

Posted 27.02.2017

£400m fund launches for northern SMEs

Posted 24.02.2017

The Manufacturer is headed for Liverpool City Region

Posted 23.02.2017

Spotlight shines on Liverpool City Region Digital & Creative sector

Posted 13.02.2017

Ministers to meet businesses and workers across the North West to hear their views on what the priorities should be for the region

Posted 09.02.2017

Santander incubator hub to offer free Kirwans legal clinic

Posted 08.02.2017

Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?

Posted 02.02.2017

Healthcare project to help SMEs across the City Region

Posted 02.02.2017

BLOG: The key to great HR policies

Posted 31.01.2017

Q&A: What you need to know about the Health Enterprise Hub Innovation Exchange

Posted 31.01.2017

BLOG: Microwave Marketing Doesn't exist yet

Posted 24.01.2017

£72m cash boost for Liverpool City Region to help create local jobs and growth

Posted 23.01.2017

Liverpool City Region LEP offers useful insights into LCR 4.0

Posted 20.01.2017

FPBS Advisory Group are looking for members

Posted 20.01.2017


Posted 18.01.2017

UK’s first Digital Academy to open in Liverpool

Posted 17.01.2017

Health and Life Sciences Board established to drive Liverpool City Region ambitions for economic growth

Posted 16.01.2017

Leading science conference receives industry backing

Posted 16.01.2017

BLOG: Week of visitor economy career events for young people

Posted 16.01.2017

Case Study: Local Businesses Flourish Thanks to Sefton Growth Hub Help

BLOG: Is your website costing you new business in 2017?

Posted 08.01.2017

Case Study: Growth Programme gives Golden Environmental Services a boost

BLOG: Looking to realise some of the value in your business?

Posted 05.01.2017

Expression of Interest for LEP Chair

Posted 22.12.2016

St Helens Chamber crowned ‘Chamber of the Year 2016'

Posted 21.12.2016

Business of Science conference to return for 2017

Posted 21.12.2016

Liverpool City Region LEP signs Northern Powerhouse Agreement

Posted 09.12.2016

Time is running out to access PhD programmes through The Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory

Posted 09.12.2016

Case Study: St Helens Chambers Business Growth Programme supports 3B Coaching

Liverpool’s manufacturers urged to embrace innovation

Posted 06.12.2016

Wirral Chamber named delivery partner for the Enterprise Hub

Posted 05.12.2016

New Markets programme gives £70k boost to city region SMEs

Posted 01.12.2016

LCR 4.0 at Made in Merseyside

Posted 30.11.2016

Investors failing to spot tax surcharge on property purchases

Posted 28.11.2016

Knowsley Business & Regeneration Awards

Posted 25.11.2016

Boost for Liverpool City Region science and industry

Posted 25.11.2016

Exciting new business expo for the SME sector debuts in the North West

Posted 24.11.2016

Stars of North West Finance Honoured at FD Awards 2016

Posted 18.11.2016

Kirwans boosts services with new office location and key hires

Posted 18.11.2016

LCR4.0 set to shape the future of manufacturing in Liverpool

Posted 14.11.2016

BLOG: Understand your finance options

Posted 14.11.2016

BLOG:St Helen's Chamber advises.. why you should start a business and be your own boss

Posted 11.11.2016

Highspeed rail link could give Liverpool City Region £15 billion boost

Posted 01.11.2016

Are you investment ready? Freshly squeezed help Northern start-ups

Posted 27.10.2016

Panama delegation to cement ties with Liverpool and the Northern Powerhouse

Posted 20.10.2016

BLOG: Mobile First is not for everybody

Posted 19.10.2016

BLOG: Innovation is not difficult, but it is scary

Posted 17.10.2016

BLOG: How to identify payment terms for customers

Posted 13.10.2016

BLOG: Knowsley is a place where people choose to invest, work and do business.

Posted 12.10.2016

Business leaders call for more to be done to educate businesses about alternative finance

Posted 11.10.2016

BLOG: How Others Can Help Your Business

Posted 03.10.2016

BLOG: Ask "why" before planning another event

Posted 29.09.2016

BLOG: Brits dream up best business ideas in bed

Posted 28.09.2016

LEP Interim Chair gives upbeat investment message to City Region business leaders

Posted 27.09.2016

BLOG: Ten ways to future proof your business

Posted 27.09.2016

BLOG: Will Google's Penguin 4.0 update affect your business?

Posted 27.09.2016

BLOG: The science of budgeting and cashflow

Posted 26.09.2016

CASE STUDY: Kick-starting a business opportunity

Event: The Business Owner's Guide to Employment Law

Posted 13.09.2016

BLOG: Your first time with a designer

Posted 06.09.2016

BLOG: Effectively communicating your strategy

Posted 25.08.2016

£41m to help build inspirational learning spaces across the City Region

Posted 19.08.2016

BLOG: Eight questions to ask when using social media

Posted 17.08.2016

Enterprise hub to support start-up businesses across Liverpool City Region

Posted 15.08.2016

BLOG: Managing change to create value out of uncertainty

Posted 08.08.2016

BLOG: Has Social Media Replaced Cold Calling?

Posted 05.08.2016

BLOG: How an Internship can help build your talent pipeline

Posted 04.08.2016

£15m Sensor tech on the radar at Liverpool Science Park

Posted 21.07.2016

BLOG: Don’t waste your sales efforts

Posted 11.07.2016

Charles Stanley Financial Solutions undergoes £2million management buy-out

Posted 07.07.2016

BLOG: What does Brexit mean for MSIF?

Posted 07.07.2016

Mersey chamber chief hits out at delay to Heathrow runway decision

Posted 04.07.2016

CASE STUDY: How changing tact can change a business.

Careers & Enterprise Company first annual review published

Posted 30.06.2016

CASE STUDY: Bakewell & Horner

Blog: Persistence

Posted 20.06.2016

BLOG: Without Exit Planning, You Could Be Left With Nothing

Posted 13.06.2016

BLOG: What does “being investment ready” mean and look like?

Posted 06.06.2016

What you need to know to access EU funding

Posted 01.06.2016

BLOG: Telling Tales Online

Posted 31.05.2016

Five city region projects allocated share of £21m EU funding by Liverpool LEP

Posted 25.05.2016

BLOG: 5 Tips for Networking Effectively

Posted 23.05.2016

BLOG: Making Sure You Get Paid – Fast!

Posted 16.05.2016

Full network of 39 growth hubs boost business support across the country

Posted 14.05.2016

Liverpool City Region Local Growth Hub launched to streamline business support

Posted 04.05.2016

BLOG: What does the Local Growth Hub mean for my business?

Posted 04.05.2016

Over 450 businesses network at St Helens Business Fair

Posted 03.05.2016

BLOG: Keeping it ‘Social’ Media for Sole Traders

Posted 03.05.2016

BLOG: The eight things you need to know when you’re starting your own company

Posted 02.05.2016

So what makes Liverpool City Region unique?

Posted 29.04.2016

Top tips for aspiring innovators

Posted 30.11.-0001