LCR weekly business news round-up: 23.02.2018

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

Wirral Growth Company plans revealed

Wirral Council is set to lead the biggest public-sector led regeneration programme in the UK as part of wider regeneration plans across the borough.

Liverpool is one of the top four hotspots for growth potential, new report says

A new report has rated Liverpool city region as one of the top four hotspots in the UK for economic growth potential. Global design and infrastructure consultancy, Arcadis, analysed growth prospects in the UK’s 24 leading urban economies and measured their potential against six key pillars: workforce and skills, infrastructure, business environment, place, city brand and housing.

A multitude of agencies and painfully slow planning is holding back Merseyside, say business leaders

Confusion over who oversees inward investment and a painfully slow planning process are holding back Liverpool city region’s economy, local business leaders say.

Have your say on the future of Williamson Square

Liverpool BID Company, together with Liverpool City Council and the Everyman & Playhouse, are hosting a two month long public consultation to ask you what people think should be done to breathe new life into the historic square.