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Lockdown Support Grant now open
Applications are now open for Local Restrictions Support Grants (for Closed Businesses) that have been legally required to close due to national restrictions introduced from 5 January 2021.
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List of GOV support for businesses and self-employed during Coronavirus
On the link below you will find a summary of the GOV support available for businesses from the Government. Such as: Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG), Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG), Christmas Support Payment (CSP) for wet-led pubs. Read more
Partnership extended as Knowsley businesses secure £600K in tax relief
ABGI-UK have announced they will extend their partnership with Knowsley Chamber for a further year after helping local companies secure around £600K in tax relief on R&D projects. Read more 
£21m acquisition is biggest insolvency deal for Begbies Traynor
Knowsley Chamber, Executive Partner, Begbies Traynor Group, has announced the acquisition of CVR Global in a deal worth a potential £20.8m. The team of 90 partners and employees will join Begbies, enhancing their network of offices and teams. Read more
Read our latest monthly e-magazine - Knowsley Insight
Our Launch edition features an in-depth interview with Chamber President, Lord Derby who talks to us about his hopes for 2021. Also in this edition; Liam Hanlon at The Forshaw Group passionately talks to us about his expansion and new apprentices; Tony Simpson reviews the logistics sector from his seat at Seacon UK; and our CEO, Lesley Martin-Wright, gives us her summary of 2020. Read more
One of the largest apprenticeship employers in Knowsley creates more opportunities for local young people
Knowsley-based housing association Livv has this year created another 18 positions in its workforce for young people, becoming one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the borough. Read more
A deal with the EU is done but you may still need to take action
A deal with the EU has been reached and businesses should still take action to ensure they are ready for any changes. As with any major change, there will be challenges as we adjust to new ways of doing business with the EU. While the deal seems to secure tariff-free access to EU markets, you should still check what you need to do to allow your business operations to run smoothly. Read more 
The Forshaw Group looks to the future with 2021 vision
2021 will see The Forshaw Group embrace a large-scale post-COVID-19 operational, financial, and social commitment. The company’s ambitious plan will revolutionise its economic aims in the distribution, integration and equality of wealth, the rebalance of the environment, and essential digital interconnectedness required to meet its aims and targets. Read more
New senior appointment at The Momentum Group
The Momentum Group has appointed Karl Clawley as Associate Director to lead the facilities management and property management teams at the Group. Karl’s experience in facilities and property management combined with his retail and customer experience know how will be instrumental in helping grow their facilities management team.  Read more
Bathgate urge businesses not to 'kick the can down the road' as deferred VAT repayments loom
As the UK continues to operate in a third national lockdown, Merseyside based finance specialists Bathgate has urged business owners to address VAT and tax payments as a matter of urgency. Read more
Covid testing - Asymptomatic testing and employer referrals for essential workers
As a Knowsley resident, or someone who works in Knowsley, you can go and get tested as part of the asymptomatic testing roll-out. This could protect your workplace from a Covid-outbreak. Employers across Knowsley can also refer essential workers for Covid testing if they are self-isolating because either they or member(s) of their household have coronavirus symptomsRead more
In Conversation with SME's - Seriously Motivated Entrepreneurs
In the latest podcast from Chamber Member, Agnes Marketing, Lyndsey Moore speaks to Vicky Gawith, entrepreneur, supporter of creatives, and founder of Merseymade. Listening to Vicky is like a masterclass in positivity, resilience and determination... Read more
Futureflow, the mechanical & electrical engineers with integrity, honesty & sustainability at their heart
Knowsley Chamber is delighted to welcome Futureflow Sustainable Solutions Ltd as it's newest member. With 20 years experience of working within the industry the team have built their success thanks to their strong company ethosRead more
Knowsley Early Years Service - Response to the pandemic
Knowsley Early Years Service had to adapt rapidly in March 2020 when the national lockdown began.The service has continued to be fully operational throughout the pandemic supporting providers and families in Knowsley, especially the 10,000 children aged 0-5 years and the families with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the borough. Find out more about their response. Read more
Export opportunities for Auto Sector
Thursday, 21 January 2021, 11:00

This webinar from the Department for International Trade will provide you with a comprehensive overview of export support from the DIT and the Northern Automotive Alliance in the automotive sector.
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Northern Powerhouse Virtual Trade Mission: Recruitment Webinar
Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 09:00

This webinar is intended for companies looking to gain a sound understanding of high growth technology sectors within Singapore and ASEAN.
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Trading with the EU Post Transition and INCOTERMS2020 21/01/2021, 09:30-16:00
FLASH ZOOM B2B e-networking event with PrivilegeHR  26/01/2021, 08:00-09:00
 

EU Exit Webinar - FOOD & DRINK LABELLING 26/01/2021, 10:00-12:00

EU Exit Webinar - New rules and proceedures for EU Trade - focus on SERVICES 27/01/2021, 10:00-12:00
Knowsley HR Forum and The University of Liverpool, HRM Professional Interest Network Panel discussion- HR lessons learnt through a pandemic 27/01/2021, 10:00-11:00

EU Exit Webinar - New rules and proceedures focus on GOODS 28/01/2021, 10:00-12:00
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