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Roadmap out of lockdown - The Four Steps

From 8 March, we will see restrictions start to lift and the government’s four-step roadmap offers a route back to a more normal life. We have provided a summary and a link to the full detail. Read more
ESA - a year of providing screening solutions and keeping businesses open
Back in April 2020 ESA adopted a new ‘Keeping you safe’ approach and started designing, building and installing protection screens in shops, offices, factories, restaurants, hotels and care homes across the region. We caught up with the team to see how they are getting on. Read more
Growth Platform launches Post-EU Transition Support Service
Growth Platform has launched the Post-EU Transition Support Service which aims to provide Liverpool City Region businesses with the guidance, resources and tools they need to navigate the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU. Read more
Green light for Morecroft's new eco team
Morecrofts Solicitors has launched a new staff-led initiative aimed at maximising the firm’s environmental sustainability. The Green Team is chaired by trainee solicitor Rebecca Dobbs and aims to reduce the firm's carbon footprint. Read more
Life is better with an office, says The Momentum Group
Following the UK Government’s Roadmap for getting back to work, The Momentum Group believes the modern office will be more important than ever and has a vital role to play post lockdown, says Chris Renshaw at The Momentum Group, which is predicting that many people are Zoomed out and will be glad to get back to work. Read more
NexusProtect provides a safe return to your workplace
The ongoing pandemic has caused a seismic shift in the way businesses approach both crisis and risk management. With many workers having no alternative but to return to the office, why is it more about than just adapting the office? Chamber Member NexusProtect talk through the approach for the safe return to the office. Read more
7 things we learned in 2020 that made us more empathetic leaders
Chamber Member, Matchstic Creative ask: What did 2020 teach us that can make us all a little bit kinder and empathetic going into 2021?  A thought raising read from the creative team. Read more
Chamber joins Innovate Volunteering Supportive Neighbour Scheme
Innovate Volunteering has developed The Supportive Neighbour Scheme in Knowsley and Knowsley Chamber has been so impressed by the scheme we have joined up. Read more
Survey vital to help steer support - Knowsley business input needed
The UK’s largest independent business survey is essential in understanding the short and longer-term impacts on businesses. Your feedback has never been more important. It enables us to effectively lobby and represent Knowsley businesses at the highest level. Read more
Nick takes part in 'Meet the Employee' programme
Knowsley Council has developed the ‘Meet the Employee’ programme which enables pupils in local special needs schools to engage remotely with a range of businesses and employees to learn more about their job roles and skills needed for the work that they do. Chamber Member, Nick Holden is one of the first to back the programme. Read more
Livv Housing Group help residents celebrate Global Scouse Day
Livv Housing Group is continuing its commitment to supporting local communities and addressing food poverty by encouraging sheltered scheme residents to take part in a Global Scouse Day Cook Along. 
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Home 2 Office Watercoolers says #BuyLocal
Chamber Member Home 2 Office truly believe in the power of buying local and the great impact it has on our community. They want to encourage everyone to #buylocal and support the campaign. You can watch their video and find out more here: Read more
Five things to do before the end of the Tax Year
Maxwell Financial Planning, from Chamber Member Maxwell Hodge Solicitors shares with us the Top 5 things to do before the end of the current Financial Year. Read more
Covid Business Resource Pack
Knowsley Council and Public Health England have created a resource pack for Knowsley businesses to help with understanding guidance and rules. The pack contains the latest information and templates to assist with woking during the pandemic. Read more
Staff returning to work/unable to work from home - register for free Covid tests
Knowsley Council is urging all businesses with 50 or more employees, who are either unable to work from home or returning to work as restrictions ease, to register for FREE lateral flow tests. Read more
How bakeries are rising in these unprecedented times
In the world before 2020, indulgence in sweets and other baked goodies was a just regular occurrence. However, as the pandemic hit, life changed drastically. Read more
Knowsley Women in Business - International Women's Day Roundtable
12/03/2021, 12:00-13:30
One year on from our last ‘in-person’ Knowsley Women in Business event at Knowsley Hall we are coming together again to celebrate International Women’s Day (which falls on 08 March 2021). We have two great speakers and a raffle lined-up. See the full agenda for more info.
 
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.
Tuesday 9 March, 14:30 – 15:30
Tuesday 16 March, 14:30 – 15:30
Virtual Northern Powerhouse Tech Trade Mission - Singapore
17/03/2021
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.
Business Growth Against The Odds
22/03/2021
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?
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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