Local Authority Discretionary Grant Support

The Government announced it is making additional funding available to allow the Council to further support small businesses that have been affected by COVID19 but are outside the scope of the existing small business grants scheme and retail, hospitality and leisure...

Hand Gel Sanitiser available for BID Businesses

As you are all aware, we’re constantly looking at ways we can further support BID businesses, in this ever-changing landscape, which is why we’re delighted to be able to arrange for hand gel sanitiser to be available to all BID Businesses, to assist in helping...

MELO World Limited – BID Business to BID Business Offer

Are you looking to make changes to your work environment to make sure staff are staying safe during the epidemic? Melo World an award winning company that specialises in creating and developing visual standards & 5S solutions for production and operations...

Astmoor Masterplan Update/Impact of Covid-19 April 2020

In 2018, Halton Borough Council’s Halton Plus regeneration scheme identified Astmoor as one of eight key Regeneration Impact Areas within the Borough. The prominence and accessibility brought by the Mersey Gateway crossing could act as catalyst to create a modern...

Coronavirus Scam Warnings

Recently the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reported a new trend in fraud related to Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Updated figures show there have been 105 reports to Action Fraud since 1 February 2020, with total losses reaching nearly £970,000. The majority...

Working from Home Wellbeing

The current Coronavirus pandemic means the majority of us are now working from home; which can be an isolating experience if you live alone, or a chaotic one if you live with children or housemates. To help you through this time, we’ve put together put together some...

Export Documentation Service – Changes in Light of Covid 19

In light of recent events, we have been busy developing and implementing a number of contingency plans to ensure that our Export Documentation Service continues uninterrupted.  To date the office has been open whilst we made preparations for staff to be able to work...

Coronavirus: advice for employers and employees

In case coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads more widely in the UK, employers should considersome simple steps to help protect the health and safety of staff. It’s good practice for employers to: keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce risks of exposure...