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Davey's Chemist expands and becomes a Covid Vacination Centre

Davey’s Chemist has been successful in their pitch to become a Covid-19 vaccination hub. The team is investing in expanding their Knowsley pharmacy by recruiting additional staff, opening the grounds to make more space with additional parking, a bike locking station and enclosed space for social distancing. Read more

Can an employer dismiss an employee for refusing the Coronavirus vaccine?
In due course some employers may face situations where they feel they need to ask all/some of their employees to have the coronavirus vaccine. Employers will need to consider what options are available. Read more
GOV removes 30-job threshold from Kickstart Scheme

The Government has announced that the 30-job work placement threshold under the Kickstart scheme will be removed. The change will enable businesses to access funding under the scheme regardless of how many work placements they create. Read more

The Forshaw Group's female staff to build on career success through apprenticeships
As part of its ongoing commitment to providing apprenticeship skills and support to individuals across the region, the Forshaw Group is proud to be assisting five of its female members of staff with apprenticeships, to enhance their careers within the business. Read more
Livv Housing Group donates £15K towards homeschooling in Knowsley
With Knowsley currently having one of the highest Covid-19 infection rates in the country, Livv Housing Group is playing its part in helping children in the borough learn from home by way of a £15k donation towards the provision of laptops. Read more
MASTERCLASS - How to optimise your LinkedIn profile with Agnes Marketing

Friday 12 February, 09:30, Free on Zoom
This free 60-minute LinkedIn masterclass from Chamber member, Agnes Marketing, will help you to optimise your LinkedIn profile, stand out from the crowd, open conversations, and generate leads.The session is jam-packed with tips and advice which people can put into practice immediately. Read more

Pinch of Salts - 5-step guide to improving your website

Chamber Member, Pinch of Salts remind us why it is important to keep your website up to date, particularly in the current conditions. The team have provided a snappy 5-step guide to get you started... Read more

Bringing you a taste of Fazenda this Valentines Day
As we continue to stay home, Fazenda have curated an exquisite dine-in experience with the February Edition of their Fazenda at Home Box.
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Let's keep talking campaign launched
Let’s Keep Talking is a mental health campaign to encourage people to stay connected with family and friends, to reach out to others who may be isolated or struggling at the moment and to seek help when neededRead more
Nugent launches Easter Egg Appeal and campaign to close the digital divide
Nugent wants to tackle the the digital divide affecting children and young people across Merseyside by becoming a local hub for digital donations. In a seperate campaign Nugent wants to make Easter egg-cellent for everyone! Donate some delicious chocolate treats to the vulnerable children and adults in our services, and help bring some much needed joy this Spring. Read more
Claire Morton talks to us about The Purpose Pusher Project
Chamber Member, Claire Morton, talks to us about The Purpose Pusher Project and the Meditation Masterclass to help you in these times of uncertainty and speculation. Read more
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
Keep your business moving - New videos on doing business with Europe

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a series of new, on demand videos to help businesses familiarise themselves with the new rules and the actions they should take. Businesses can find out more about 18 topics, including importing and exporting, trade, data, and audit and accounting. 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 
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
FLASH Zoom B2B networking
23/02/2021, 08:00-09:00
Join us for the most popular B2B networking event in Knowsley. 
Knowsley Manufacturing Network - Winter Gathering 2021
25/02/2021, 08:00-09:30
Join our network Chair, Rod Wah, MD, Beverston Engineering, alongside, Daniel Tweer, MD, Rosler UK and Russell McGrath, ABGI-UK (network sponsors 2021), for our Winter Manufacturing gathering.
Growing Your Business Internationally - Virtual Workshops
26/02/2021 and 01/03/2021 
Join this programme of 2 full day workshops to learn about developing sales overseas, researching new opportunities, finding new partners/customers, and ensuring you get paid.
Developing International Trade Online - Virtual Workshops
Various dates 22/02 to 05/03

Join this programme of 4 half day workshops to learn about setting up and internationalising your website, Search Engine Optimisation, choosing the most relevant e-marketplaces, fulfilment, taxation and selling through social media.
British Chambers of Commerce - The Future of UK-EU Trade Relations webinars
Save the dates (and book) for the upcoming series of webinars which will explore the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. These interactive events will provide guidance and advice for businesses in the short term and over the coming months.
Monday 15 February, 13:30 – 14:30
Tuesday 2 March, 13:30 – 14:30
Tuesday 9 March, 14:30 – 15:30
Tuesday 16 March, 14:30 – 15:30
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.
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