GREAT NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS MONTH

by Kaleidoscope
11th September 2018

Once again, a single month’s news confirms Liverpool City Region’s strengths across a whole gamut of major global industries.

We’ve got partnerships with multinational corporations, international art festivals, investment boosts and booming jobs.

Read on for more and follow the links for full details. Liverpool City Region is riding high on a wave of new success.

NEW INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

Liverpool City Region is developing a bold new vision for future growth. READ MORE.

HOTEL BOOKINGS ARE BOOMING

Liverpool’s hoteliers are very happy today because our city centre hotels have witnessed a record-breaking start to the year by reaching the one million rooms mark faster than ever before. READ MORE

MULTI-BILLION-POUND WINDFARM PLAN

Mersey Maritime and Liverpool John Moores University could soon take the lead on a multi-billion pound project to create giant windfarms in the Atlantic Ocean. READ MORE.

GLOBAL LAW FIRM EXPAND IN LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

US layers Sanders Phillips Grossman has launched a new, specialist firm in Liverpool. READ MORE.

EMPLOYMENT BOOM

Employment figures across the Liverpool City Region show no sign of slowing down, according to new research, with an “outstanding rate of growth” marking a “significant milestone” in the region’s development. READ MORE. 

FIRESPRITE’S ‘PERSISTENCE’ SPARKS MAJOR SONY DEAL

Sony have snapped up an exclusive licence and distribution agreement for Liverpool based Firesprite’s sci-fi game ‘The Persistence’. Read the story and watch the mesmerising trailer.  READ MORE

£550M-WORTH OF SCHEMES – IN SAFE HANDS

Liverpool’s based construction safety consultancy specialists, Project Four, is working on more than £550m worth of schemes right across the UK. READ MORE.

£1.3M ‘TELE-PHARMACY’ CREATES 30 NEW JOBS

Fusing medical services with the latest AI tech, Liverpool’s Now Pharmacy launch recruitment drive to deal with demand, thanks to their revolutionary repeat prescription app. READ MORE

£7M INVESTMENT BOOST SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

New facilities. More jobs. Bold expansion. All these things are keeping University of Liverpool’s School of Medicine in world-class health.
READ MORE

MORE BIG SHIPS AHOY!

The Chief Executive of Peel Ports expects to see even more big ships sailing into the port of Liverpool, thanks to the £400m Liverpool 2 container terminal. READ MORE

RECORD VISITORS FLOCK TO LIVERPOOL!

The Liverpool City Region’s visitor economy is now worth more than £4.5bn, supporting 53,500 jobs and attracting 64m visitors a year. READ MORE

SCIENCE CENTRES WELCOME £4M FUND

Two Liverpool City Region science centres have received a share of £13m from the government to help attract new visitors. READ MORE

THERE’S STILL TIME TO SEE LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL

Read about our weekend tour of Liverpool’s world-leading festival of contemporary art – Beautiful World Where Are You?  READ MORE

RECORD VISITORS FLOCK TO LIVERPOOL!

The Liverpool City Region’s visitor economy is now worth more than £4.5bn, supporting 53,500 jobs and attracting 64m visitors a year. READ MORE

SCIENCE CENTRES WELCOME £4M FUND

Two Liverpool City Region science centres have received a share of £13m from the government to help attract new visitors. READ MORE

WORKING TOGETHER WITH CREATIVITY

Liverpool’s dedicated digital companies collaborate on a new film to promote the region’s creative quarter > WATCH FILM

LIVERPOOL UTILISES BLOCKCHAIN TECH TO BECOME WORLD’S FIRST CLIMATE-POSITIVE CITY

Liverpool partners with the Poseidon Foundation to implement plans to offset more than 110% of its total carbon emissions. READ MORE

£100K INVESTMENT FOR LIVERPOOL PUBLISHER

Bestselling book publisher, deCoubertin Books receives £100k from FW Capital Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. READ MORE

NEW INTERIM CEO FOR KNOWLEDGE QUARTER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY

Colin Sinclair, CEO KQ Liverpool

Colin Sinclair, CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool, (KQ Liverpool) has accepted the position of Interim Chief Executive of the newly formed Knowledge Quarter Development Company, taking on a dual role. READ MORE

GLOBAL TECH FIRM OPEN ADVANCED FACTORY IN LIVERPOOL


An international developer and manufacturer of coding opened a new, state-of-the-art factory in Liverpool City Region yesterday. READ MORE

PORT OF LIVERPOOL PICKS UP NEW TRANSATLANTIC CONTAINER SERVICE

Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ flagship deep-water container terminal, will soon welcome its largest regular caller to date when 2M, a Maersk and MSC alliance, introduce a new transatlantic container service to the port… READ MORE

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