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Free event for small businesses led by The Goldman Sachs Foundation

Merseyside Chambers are delighted to be welcoming leading Global Investment Banking, Securities and Investment Management firm Goldman Sachs this autumn to launch their 10,000 Small Business Programme. Launched in 2010 and funded by The Goldman Sachs Foundation, 10,000 Small Businesses UK is designed specifically to tackle the support gap for small businesses, allowing you access to high-quality education and support.  The event, which is free to attend, is aimed at the leaders of small businesses who have the ambition and potential to generate substantial growth to their enterprises. Business people should attend this event if: • You are the primary owner/co-owner of the business, or the most senior decision-maker • The business has been operating for at least three years and has more than five employees • The business has an annual turnover of at least £250,000 • The business is scalable and capable of generating additional local employment Find more about this event and book your place here.

Business Start Up Day in Central Library

Liverpool City Council will be holding a business Start-up Day in Central Library.  There will be talks, presentations and stands, with a programme of events from 10.00 to 6.00pm.  These are aimed at people thinking of starting their own businesses or who have recently launched a business.  The events are all free, for more information or to book a place please visit our events page.

Key Investment Account Manager – new job vacancy

The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership are recruiting for an experienced Account Manager to drive forward and account manage key relationships with foreign owned businesses across the Liverpool City Region. If you are interested in the role please send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@liverpoollep.org by 5pm on Friday 15th September 2017. Fixed term until 31st March 2019. The attached Job Description provides more information on the role

Green Business Fund to help businesses!

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund (GBF) has now been operating across Great Britain for over a year. In this time, the scheme has proven to be immensely popular delivering advice and guidance to well over 1,000 SMEs. It has also provided non-repayable financial support for the implementation of over 250 energy saving measures, with a combined total project value of around £8 million. Due to the success of the scheme to date, we are currently experiencing exceptionally high levels of demand. As a result, we have chosen to change the upper limit of the capital contribution offer as we try to maximise the energy efficiency benefits for as many SMEs as possible. Businesses can now access 15% of the total project cost for energy efficiency equipment upgrades and refurbishments – up to a maximum of £5,000*. The changes to the offer took effect at 5pm on Wednesday 9th August 2017 and the offer (as amended) remains open to qualifying...Read More >

FREE training course- Safer Transport Operators Programme (STOP)

Do you work as a Personal Assistant or Driver? Or are you looking to work in the industry?  Sefton Council are hosting a free two-day course in venues across Sefton during September and October. For more information please see the attached course information, email info@investsefton.com or call 0151 933 3452. Alternatively visit our events calendar and book your place now!