Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor launches new LCR Future Innovation Fund to support the city region’s most innovative SMEs

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched the £3m LCR Future Innovation Fund to support businesses in the region to adapt and innovate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“We cannot allow a lost generation” – Metro Mayor

Speaking at the first meeting of the new Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has spoken of the shared responsibility to avoid a lost generation of young people.
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£180m of Existing Liverpool City Region Schemes that will help drive our Economic Recovery

£180 million of investments in the Liverpool City Region’s economy that were made last year will be vital to driving the region’s post COVID-19 economic recovery, says Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
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“We must be ambitious for our economic recovery” – Metro Mayor

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has set out the Combined Authority’s initial analysis of the economic impact of COVID-19 on the city region and revealed the first steps of a four-pronged approach to drive economic and business recovery. 
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Metro Mayor launches Sustain – a new programme to support Liverpool City Region businesses

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has launched the latest support programme designed to help Liverpool City Region business leaders navigate the unprecedented shock to the local economy of COVID-19.
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Metro Mayor Announces Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the creation of a Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel, to help steer the city region through the economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis.
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Liverpool City Region SMEs step up as LCR Cares Fund fast-tracks £500k for community groups

The LCR Cares Fund has reached another milestone, with more than half a million pounds having been directly awarded to local community organisations to date.
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Metro Mayor announces £15m Coronavirus business support

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram will today (Thursday 16 April) announce plans to redirect £15m from existing Combined Authority projects to support businesses and the community and voluntary sector through the Coronavirus crisis.
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Metro Mayor announces £400,000 of immediate funding to support Music, Film and TV industries

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, has today (Wednesday, 15 April, 2020) announced that £400k of funding is being made available to provide immediate support to the city region’s vital Music, Film and TV industries.
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First recipients of LCR Cares grants revealed as fund nears half a million pound mark

The first 17 recipients of grants from LCR Cares totalling £75,000 have been revealed, as the fund nears the half a million pound mark.