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13th May 2020 Client News

Paul Cherpeau, chief executive of Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, reacts as Chancellor Rishi Sunak extends furlough scheme until October

Paul Cherpeau, chief executive of the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, has reacted to Mr Sunak’s announcement: “The Government’s extension to the Job Retention Scheme to October is an important and necessary component of our economic recovery. Many businesses have used the job retention scheme to provide a necessary lifeline to avoid redundancies and layoffs.  “As…

8th October 2019 Client News

New report highlights the importance of schools and businesses working together to build a work-ready generation

Liverpool Chamber survey identifies what businesses are looking for from school leavers Following a comprehensive survey which looked at the engagement between schools and businesses, Liverpool Chamber has identified what employers want from those new to the workforce. The findings show that communication, flexibility and problem-solving are the most important attributes a school leaver needs…

30th August 2019 Client News

Relentless Brexit uncertainty causes stalling economy amid manufacturing slowdown and skills shortages

The latest results from the British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey points to the impact that relentless Brexit uncertainty, rising business costs, and tougher global trading conditions are having on the economy. The survey is the largest private-sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth, closely watched by policymakers…

10th July 2019 Client News

Liverpool Chamber calls for city authorities and businesses to collaborate on infrastructure projects to stimulate engagement and growth

Liverpool Chamber of Commerce is calling on the city’s businesses and local authorities to work more closely when it comes to designing and delivering major infrastructure projects. The Chamber claims that the engagement of businesses – as growth enablers and change makers – with strategic projects such as HS2 and Northern Power Rail is essential…