A programme that has delivered life-changing support to help thousands of long-term unemployed people as they try to find work has secured £3.4m funding to enable its work to continue for another two years.
The new Local Business Support Grants, of between £3,750 and £13,500 per business, are aimed at businesses who have not yet accessed funding from the Liverpool City Region.
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram will launch the Liverpool City Region’s first Fair Employment Charter at an online event today (Tuesday, 9 February, 2021).
A further £2m fund, established by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable its six local authorities to contribute to the costs of taxi licences, has been announced.
Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has welcomed the report of the city region’s Town Centres Commission, which he established in January 2020.
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has named the successful projects that will be funded through the £500k Community Environment Fund, launched last year.
More than half a million rapid tests for Covid-19 have now been taken across the Liverpool City Region.
A new £10m round of top-up grants will be made available for all 1500 businesses supported by the first two rounds of the Liverpool City Region’s emergency COVID-related support grants.
Political and public health leaders across Liverpool City Region are urging people to follow lockdown rules, as rates of Covid-19 continue to rise dramatically.