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Information on the new polymer £10 note

On 18 July the Bank will unveil the new polymer £10 note featuring the renowned author Jane Austen.

From 18 July, you can order our updated banknote training materials from the Bank of England. The new note will be issued in September and we encourage retailers and businesses to use the time before then to share the new materials with staff and train them on the new security features.

They will be hosting webinars to help retailers and businesses prepare for the launch as staff who handle cash will need to be able to recognise and authenticate the new notes.

These short sessions will run through the new security features and provide an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.

Register now to attend one of the following sessions:

Thursday 20 July – 11.00am – 12.00pm
Tuesday 15 August – 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Friday 1 September – 10.30am – 11.30am

July 12th, 2017|News|

Minutes from Retail Security Briefing – 04-04-2017

The minutes of the latest Retail Security Staff Briefing Session (04-04-17) minutes are available online here: BID Security Meeting Minutes 04-04-17

Useful links from this meeting:

Whitechapel Centre (No Second Night Out) – www.whitechapelcentre.co.uk
Chang£ Campaign – www.changeliverpool.co.uk
Guide to Busking In Liverpool 
Upcoming BID Events – www.liverpoolbidcompany.com/key-dates

For questions regarding the security services provided by the BID Company please contact:

0151 233 2890
info@liverpoolbidcompany.com

April 4th, 2017|News|

Minutes from BID Travel & Transport Forum – 28-02-17

The minutes of the latest BID Transport & Travel Forum (28-02-17)  are available online here: BID Transport & Travel Meeting Minutes – 28-02-2017

Useful links from this meeting:

MerseyTravel Presentation on LCR Railway Improvement Plan (2.5MB)
Franklin Energy Electric Charging Points Presentation (8MB)
Steve Atkinson (MerseyTravel Employers’ Network) – Contact: steve.atkinson@merseytravel.gov.uk
Upcoming BID Events – www.liverpoolbidcompany.com/key-dates

0151 233 2890

info@liverpoolbidcompany.com

February 28th, 2017|News|

Cavern Quarter Stakeholder Forum – 23-02-17

The Cavern Quarter Stakeholder Forum (23-02-17) minutes are available online here: Cavern Quarter Forum Minutes – 23-02-17

The main issue that came from this meeting was that businesses were being impacted on by aggressive beggars, anti-social behaviour and rough sleeping. We advised that this should be reported EVERY time an incident was witnessed, and a log number obtained. This will ensure it becomes a priority.

• You should log every incident you encounter on 101 or online using: https://www.merseyside.police.uk/contact-us/report-crime-online/report-a-crime-form/ The BID will monitor the number of reports.
• In an emergency, always call 999.

Useful links from this meeting:

Whitechapel Centre (No Second Night Out) – www.whitechapelcentre.co.uk
Chang£ Campaign – www.changeliverpool.co.uk
Guide to Busking In Liverpool 
Upcoming BID Events – www.liverpoolbidcompany.com/key-dates

For questions regarding the security services provided by the BID Company please contact:

0151 233 2890
info@liverpoolbidcompany.com

February 24th, 2017|News|

Retail Security Staff Briefing Minutes – 17-01-17

The minutes of the first Retail Security Staff Briefing Session (17-01-17) minutes are available online here: BID Security Meeting Minutes 17-01-17

Useful links from this meeting:

Whitechapel Centre (No Second Night Out) – www.whitechapelcentre.co.uk
Chang£ Campaign – www.changeliverpool.co.uk
Guide to Busking In Liverpool 
Upcoming BID Events – www.liverpoolbidcompany.com/key-dates

For questions regarding the security services provided by the BID Company please contact:

0151 233 2890
info@liverpoolbidcompany.com

January 17th, 2017|News|

Ziferblat announced as national business awards finalist

Today, Ziferblat has been shortlisted for the New Business of the Year in the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Ziferblat is a new kind of pay per minute social work space where guests pay for the time they spend there not what they consume. Guests are welcomed into the “Sitting Room” with free unlimited Zifer-kitchen refreshments; the space is used as an alternative to a café or a co-working space. Ziferblat also has four meeting and event rooms available for private hire on the same pay per minute basis. Ziferblat has venues in both Manchester and Liverpool with plans to open several new branches opening before the end of the year.

 

Colin Shenton, CEO of Ziferblat said: “Ziferblat is such an exciting new business to lead, in its first 18 months it has evolved dramatically and far surpassed our initial expectations and we have beaten every projection. When prestigious awards such as the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards recognises the efforts of our committed team it is a reward for hard work, focus and the goals we have achieved thus far. I am incredibly pleased to be shortlisted from such a strong field; this will benefit our business in so many different ways.”

 

The finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated across 18 award categories. They will now prepare for live presentations to an expert judging panel who will decide the overall winners.

 

Described as “the Oscars of great British business” by David Cameron, former Prime Minister, this year’s prestigious award ceremony will take place on Tuesday 15th November, at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, where the winners will be revealed.

 

For the first time, Conor McGinn MP recently hosted a reception […]

August 15th, 2016|News|

Liverpool SkyRide – 21 August

This year it’s your final chance to experience your city on two wheels with Sky Ride.
Join thousands of other cyclists as Sky take to the streets of Liverpool for an unforgettable traffic-free ride through the city.

They’ll be spreading the cycling love with lots of free things to do on the day – style your bike at the ‘Tricks & Tunes’ area, take part in our cycling game shows, grab your free Sky Ride bib and get snapped in our photo booth.

Register for Sky Ride Liverpool and you’ll be entitled to a free expert bike check (worth £14.99) at Halfords – perfect to get you all set for the big day.

This year we’ll reach our millionth Sky Rider – so sign up to be part of it!
You can view the route, and any traffic diversions here.

August 15th, 2016|News|

£45m connectivity plan for city centre

A MAJOR new event space is to be created outside Liverpool’s iconic St George’s Hall as part of a radical, multi-million pound regeneration programme.

The proposal, which involves expanding the current plateau into Lime Street to create a “world class gateway experience”, is one of eight major projects that will transform how people move around Liverpool city centre – by foot, bike, car, coach and bus.

Another key element includes the transformation of The Strand from an eight to a four lane, tree lined highway with the simplification and removal of key junctions including the bus interchange at Mann Island to the Pier Head.

The changes, which involve altering traffic signal timings, will lead to a better traffic flow and improve the visitor experience for pedestrians walking from the city centre to the waterfront.

The new look Strand would also include a cycle lane connecting the north and south of the city as well as the creation of more public space and street furniture.

The Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme (LCCC), which goes before Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet on Friday August 19, aims to boost transport links and further fuel Liverpool’s international appeal to investors, shoppers and tourists with its visitor economy, currently valued at £3.6bn a year, expected to grow by 25% over the next 10 years.

A key aim of the project is to achieve a major reduction in congestion by creating a new hub for buses to park and layover in, which will reduce bus traffic, and the repositioning of Queen Square bus station for all northbound routes and Paradise Street station for all southbound routes.

Liverpool’s first dedicated coach park will also be created to accommodate the boom in coach visitors to the city centre, which last year […]

August 12th, 2016|News|

Parker Street Public Realm Work Update

Businesses around Parker Street and Clayton Square will be pleased to see an update on timings for the public realm works taking place around their businesses.

It is advised that this timescale can change, and there will be further revisions communicated to members as they arrive.

 

Parker Street Outline Programme
263 days
Mon 15/02/16
Fri 11/11/16

   Phases 1 & 2
104 days
Mon 15/02/16
Sun 05/06/16

   Phase 5- Drainage & Eathworks
7 days
Mon 23/05/16
Sun 29/05/16

   Phase 5 – Pavements
21 days
Mon 30/05/16
Sun 19/06/16

   Phase 3 – Drainage & Earthworks
7 days
Mon 30/05/16
Sun 05/06/16

   Phase 3 – Pavements
21 days
Mon 06/06/16
Sun 26/06/16

   Phase 6 – Drainage
14 days
Mon 06/06/16
Sun 19/06/16

   Phase 6 – Earthworks
7 days
Mon 27/06/16
Sun 03/07/16

   Phase 6 – Pavements
40 days
Mon 04/07/16
Fri 12/08/16

   Steps
62 days
Tue 07/06/16
Sun 07/08/16

   Phase 7 – Drainage & Earthworks
7 days
Sat 13/08/16
Fri 19/08/16

   Phase 7 – Pavements
14 days
Sat 20/08/16
Fri 02/09/16

   Phase G – Drainage & Earthworks
7 days
Sat 03/09/16
Fri 09/09/16

   Phase – 8
21 days
Sat 10/09/16
Fri 30/09/16

   Phase 9 – Drainage & Earthworks
14 days
Sat 01/10/16
Fri 14/10/16

   Phase 9 – Pavements
28 days
Sat 15/10/16
Fri 11/11/16

 

 

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May 12th, 2016|News|

Security Alert: ‘Lizard Squad’ emails

Businesses are advised to be vigilant when managing their emails – and to be aware of a current scam targeting them.

A group using the alias ‘Lizard Squad’ have been sending emails to businesses demanding payment in Bitcoins, and threatening to close down websites.

You can read the full advice note from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau here.

If you have been targeted by this group, do not respond, and contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040

 

May 5th, 2016|News|