Easter at Widnes Market

Saturday 15th April. Costume charatcters and facep[ainters will join in the fun at Widnes market as we bring along the bunnies for children to meet.
Free Egg hunt around the market between 10 am and 4pm.

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Social Media Courses

Social Media Courses

The Womens Organisation Liverpool are offering all kinds of courses to get you online. From Blogs about your products to a vibrant social media feed, it can all help in securing your customer and keeping them in the future. For more details click here.

New Coins and Notes

New Coins and Notes

The new £1 coin comes into circulation next Tuesday (28th March) the old ones will still be legal until 15th October. After that date, they cannot be used to purchase anything, but may be changed at banks and post offices.

The old £5 note finally goes out of circulation on May 5 2017. You cannot accept them as payment for goods and services after this date. The banks, post offices and building societies will change them after this date. Shops have now been told not to hand over old £5 notes as change to customers.

Production of the new £10 note began last August, with hundreds of millions of the notes already printed. According to the Bank of England, the polymer currency will be released into circulation in Summer 2017,

 

The Markets doing well online.

The Markets doing well online.

Today we undertook a swift online information gathering exercise via the Customer Inteligence Unit. According to the figures they gathered, we are doing quite well.

Local Business Growth Hub gives Liverpool City Region a boost

Local Business Growth Hub gives Liverpool City Region a boost

The Local Growth Hub has boosted the Liverpool City Region economy, by helping over 4,000 SME businesses gain access to support enabling them to create 850 new jobs.
The figure has been revealed as part of National Growth Hub month, taking place throughout March.
Since its launch in 2016, the Local Growth Hub, a dedicated business support service, has successfully assisted thousands of companies across the Liverpool City Region to unlock support and guidance to enable business growth.
The Local Growth Hub is managed by Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and delivered by a network of regional brokers comprising Liverpool Vision, Halton Borough Council, Knowsley Chamber of Commerce, The Women’s Organisation, Invest Sefton, St Helens Chamber and Wirral Chamber of Commerce, each offering face-to-face business support.
They increase awareness of the public and private sector support available to entrepreneurs, SMEs and high growth companies by ensuring access is simpler, more joined up and easier for businesses to start up, expand and create more jobs. More about this here.