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LCR weekly business news round-up: 17.11.2017

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the most important business stories for the Liverpool City region this week

Plan submitted for new £50m Mersey Cruise Terminal

Liverpool City Council has submitted a planning application for a new £50m Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey. The council is looking to create an “international standard”, permanent facility which would enable the city to welcome the world’s biggest cruise ships.

Liverpool named UK’s leading location for new business

New research conducted by freelance marketplace, PeoplePerHour (PPH), shows that Liverpool is leading the way in making entrepreneurs welcome.

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor’s 10-point plan to transform Merseyside’s economy

Steve Rotheram’s plans include a multi-billion-pound Mersey barrage and linking a transatlantic internet cable to the Hartree supercomputer to offer superfast digital connectivity.

More than 40% of Liverpool workers hate their jobs – with marketing and legal topping the list

Latest study from independent job site CV-Library places Liverpool in seventh place in a league table of UK worker unhappiness with marketing and legal workers the most miserable.