Knowsley Women in Business - #IWD2021 special features... 
Last week Knowsley Chamber produced a week long series of activity to mark #IWD2021 and celebrate Women in Business success. We hosted 70 delegates on our WiB #IWD2021 event with speakers from EFC and LFC and we produced two special publications. Click on the links below to read our IWD bulletin and our WiB special Knowsley Insight e-magazine...
WiB special - Knowsley Insight e-magazine
WiB special bulletin
How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile - free masterclass session
Chamber Member, Agnes Marketing is hosting a free 'How to optimise your LinkedIn profile' masterclass on Friday, 19th March. These social media masterclasses have been very popular so book now and improve your social media profile. Read more
Funding for employers to take on an apprentice
Knowsley Council has funding for employers to take on an apprentice from April 2021. The grant is £4,500 per apprentice paid at £500 per month for the first 9 months of the apprenticeship. Read more
Free rapid test kits for workplace testing expanded to ALL businesses
The UK Government has announced that ALL Knowsley businesses can now apply for FREE rapid (lateral flow) test kits to allow them to carry out regular workplace testing. All businesses that wish to take part in the programme must register by the 31 March. Knowsley Council has been working in partnership with a number of local employers to explore workplace rapid testing, including Matalan and Jaguar Land Rover. You can read comments from both businesses... Read more
Livv Housing Group supports Kickstart scheme to give young people a chance
Livv Housing Group has demonstrated its continued commitment to creating flourishing communities by taking part in the Government’s Kickstart Scheme. The scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16-to-24-year-olds who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of being stuck in long-term unemployment. Read more
Bathgate-brokered £150K finance music to logistics firm's ears
Bathgate Business Finance has brokered £150k funding to support the growth of a logistics venture that sprung out of the COVID-19 crisis, after securing sector giant DHL as a client. Read more
DTM Legal are expanding again
Lesley Smythe, formerly of DWF joins DTM Legal as a Partner to head up the Family and Matrimonial Department. Lesley has over 20 years of experience providing non-contentious and contentious family law advice across the North West and Yorkshire. Read more
Imaginarium Theatre launch Bathtub Shakespeare an Tapestry of Tales
In summer of 2020 Imaginarium Theatre, the Shakespeare North Playhouse and Royal Shakespeare Company Voice came together to create an exciting online opportunity for adults across the globe to get into a bathtub with William Shakespeare. The outcome was over 30 short films of ordinary people performing Shakespeare monologues. You can now watch some of the films... Read more
Maxwell Hodge share an update on Stamp Duty Holiday
It is positive news for house buyers following the Government's budget announcement. Lisa Neary, Head of Property Team at Maxwell Hodge Solicitors provides an update.
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Major rebrand for Standard Fuel Oils to reflect continued growth
Chamber Member, Standard Fuel Oils have announced a major rebranding of their business, including their fleet of vehicles, to reflect the company’s success and continued growth. Read more
HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY - SES Pipeline
Long-standing Chamber Member, Stroud Engineering Supplies Ltd (or SES Pipeline as they are more commonly known) are celebrating a big milestone this month. The Knowsley-based business is 25 years old and we are proud to have David and the team in Knowsley and wish them many more years of success. Read more
Virtual Northern Powerhouse Tech Trade Mission - Singapore
Innovative businesses who are experienced in exporting and looking for new market opportunities in digital, technology and services can participate in this virtual trade mission to explore the Singaporean market.
Increase Your eCommerce Opportunities in 2021
17, 18, 24 & 25 /03/2021
Is your business looking to increase international online sales?. The Department for International Trade would like to invite you to a sector specific four-part webinar series focusing on the opportunities available in eCommerce.
Business Growth Against The Odds
Growth Platform, in partnership with BDO are hosting a webinar which will explore Growth against the odds: Is business growth in 2021 all about developing a resilient mindset?
Update on business support programmes, grants and finance available for Knowsley businesses
Knowsley Chamber and Growth Platform are coming together to provide a quick canter through the many support programmes and finance available to Knowsley businesses.
MPs Business Roundtable Debate
28/04/2021, 10:00-11:00
Following the success of our MP/Business roundtable debate in December, we are now working on the next debate with our local MP's. Places are limited for this event. Book Now.
Specific learning Difficulties, Learning Disabilities and Autism
Delivered by Knowsley and Liverpool Council these free webinars are aimed at employers to raise awareness of best practices and support for employees with a learning difficulty... 
Register for   Tuesday 13th April 11am-12pm
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