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Liverpool BID Company – News & Updates2019-09-27T14:40:01+01:00

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The latest news and updates from the Liverpool BID Company.

Liverpool Without Walls fund to bring culture to the streets

28 July 2020|

Following recent announcements from central Government that socially distanced live performances are now allowed, Liverpool City Council and Arts Council England are launching a £200,000 pilot project to fund performing and visual art in the streets of Liverpool.

Find a venue as part of Eat Out to Help Out in Liverpool city centre

27 July 2020|

To encourage people to safely return to eating out at restaurants the Government’s new discount scheme will provide a 50% reduction for sit-down meals in cafes, restaurants and pubs across the UK from Monday to Wednesday every week throughout August 2020.

Ambitious £8.8 billion Economic Recovery Plan for the Liverpool City Region

24 July 2020|

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has today published Building Back Better an ambitious economic recovery plan for the whole of the city region, supported by leading figures from the worlds of business, academia, the social economy, the public sector and trades unions.

Joint statement from Merseyside Police, Liverpool FC, Liverpool City Council and Spirit of Shankly

22 July 2020|

Merseyside Police is working with Liverpool FC, Liverpool City Council and Spirit of Shankly ahead of this week’s game against Chelsea at Anfield. Together we are urging fans to watch the game at home and keep themselves, their families, friends and neighbours safe.

A sculpture warning of the risks of climate change to stand on The Liverpool Plinth

21 July 2020|

A sculpture highlighting the danger to marine wildlife of waste in UK waters is to be unveiled on The Liverpool Plinth. Tidal Shame, by artist Gail Dooley depicts a ceramic gannet, a seabird common in Liverpool, entangled by authentic sea plastic and detritus collected on beach shores across the UK and Merseyside.

Retail, Hospitality & Leisure: Government, it’s time to #RepurposeTheSurplus

16 July 2020|

These are unprecedented times for our economy at a local, regional and national level. Industry leaders, political figures and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are calling on the Government to ‘Repurpose the Surplus’ and support businesses within the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors who have a rateable value of more than £51,000.

Mayor of Liverpool and Business Leaders Make Call for Urgent Timeline on Business Events Return

15 July 2020|

The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, alongside senior business leaders from the city, is calling upon the government to provide an urgent timeline for the return of business events.

Register your establishment for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

10 July 2020|

To encourage people to safely return to eating out at restaurants the Government’s new discount scheme will provide a 50% reduction for sit-down meals in cafes, restaurants and pubs across the UK from Monday to Wednesday every week throughout August 2020.

10/07/2020 – Bill Addy Forgotten LTD Support Statement

10 July 2020|

The campaign to raise the profile of 'Forgotten LTDS', those Limited companies and self-employed professionals not covered by government support, is an important one. Here in Liverpool we recognise that our business community works because it's a vast ecosystem. There are many different kinds of businesses, from freelancers and the self-employed limited, to companies, SMEs and multinationals.

£1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions

6 July 2020|

Thousands of organisations across a range of sectors including the performing arts and theatres, heritage, historic palaces, museums, galleries, live music and independent cinema will be able to access emergency grants and loans.

Apply for Liverpool Without Walls on Bold Street

30 June 2020|

As part of Liverpool Without Walls, Bold Street will be closed to traffic from 4 July to allow businesses to expand outdoors. If your business want to make use of the space outside your business please complete the form below. Please be aware that you are to only operate within the approved, designated area assigned to your business.

The BID Police Team talk coronavirus, guidance and social distancing measures

30 June 2020|

Since Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of lockdown in early March, the BID Police Team have been integral to ensuring that the BID Area remains safe and secure for both essential and non-essential businesses.

Liverpool Without Walls pilot scheme to help restaurants reimagine outdoor eating

22 June 2020|

Road closures, pop up parks, architecturally designed furniture, a business grant scheme and free trading permits are all part of a new pilot package of support for the hospitality sector in Liverpool.

Apply for your free temporary street cafe licence or expand your current one

22 June 2020|

To prepare for the reopening of bars, cafes and restaurants Liverpool City Council are encouraging businesses to apply for a temporary street café licence to place tables and chairs on the pavement outside your premises or extend current ones. The licence is free and will last until 31st December 2020.