Hello & Welcome to Birkenhead BID

Why do we exist?

Created by Wirral Chamber of Commerce, Birkenhead BID aims to encourage more visitors and investment to Birkenhead town centre by working with all business sectors to improve:

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Come and visit our pop-up ‘Age Friendly’ shop!

Some of Wirral’s biggest retailers have been asked to sign up to a new initiative to make shopping easier for older people.

A ‘pop-up’ event is being held at in one of the shop units at The Pyramids, Birkenhead, from 10am-3pm on Wednesday, December 20.

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Cammell Laird donates £5000 to Feeding Birkenhead

Cammell Laird is throwing its weight behind Birkenhead MP Frank Field’s ‘Feeding Birkenhead’ campaign.

The internationally recognised Birkenhead based marine and engineering services company is donating £5000 to support the project’s objective of eliminating hunger in the town....

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Employment Status and Statutory Rights

Employment status has a big effect on companies especially when it comes to statutory rights.

Considering the gig economy, which is growing rapidly, two companies have dominated the news in recent weeks for this reason — Uber and Deliveroo...

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Business Help & Advice
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Avoid energy waste during your business Christmas shutdown

Companies are being urged to pay close attention to energy saving measures during the festive break.

To avoid energy waste which could amount to huge sums of money, Inteb Managed Services has produced a checklist..... 

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Council steps in to secure Birkenhead Market’s future at “the heart of major redevelopment plans”

Wirral Council is set to purchase the leasehold of Birkenhead Market

The purchase will place the iconic retail site at the heart of major redevelopment plans for Birkenhead. 

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Over 500 rucksacks donated to the Rucksack Challenge

The Lauries organised the Rucksack Project in partnership with Wirral Chamber and the Birkenhead BID

The Lauries Rucksack Challenge campaign has led to the donation of more than five hundred rucksacks and bags of essential items to support Wirral’s homeless.

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What you really need to know about the EU GDPR (Part 1) - Awareness

In part one of this three-part blog series, NW Systems explain the core principles of the GDPR.

Time is running out. On 25 May 2018, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will start being enforced..

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Birkenhead Park recognised as one of the Top 100 historical places in England

Birkenhead Park has been chosen as one of the Top 100 historically significant places in England by Historic England.

The ‘A History of England in 100 places’ project has been searching the length and breadth of England to find the country’s most significant sites....

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Wirral Home Appliances

Our second Shop Independent retailer has been a feature on Oxton Rd for 25 years

Great product range, years of experience and a personal service, all great reasons why customers return to Wirral Home Appliances time and time again.

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Business Help & Advice
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Workplace Investigations — Disciplinary and Grievance

Getting workplace investigations right

Comprehensive employee workplace investigations are an effective risk management tool ...

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We can change employers’ mindset over apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are still the key to a highly skilled workforce

Progress to Excellence is at the centre of a drive to convince employers this is so.

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The Hive Launches Christmas Campaign

The Hive, Wirral’s new purpose-built youth facility is hoping for a special Christmas present this year

Donations will help it launch a dedicated mentoring project that will benefit some of the most vulnerable and disaffected young people...

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Business Help & Advice
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Health & Safety Audits

What they and why should you do them?

Health and safety audits define compliance with health and safety legislation as well as determining if your work activities....

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Waste Savings

Reduce Your Recycling and Waste Costs

Superb Rates Available to BID Members

Biffa have been servicing the waste management needs of the UK since 1912, and with a local Depot in Bromborough, can take care of all of your business waste, ranging from a General Waste collection, dry mixed recycling.

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Insurance Savings
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Lower Business Insurance Rates

Free Insurance Review for Birkenhead First Businesses

The County Group has provided insurance solutions since 2003 and offers excellent rates, plus a range of insurance for businesses, staff, housing, vehicles and personal items.

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Energy Savings
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Reduce Your Energy Bills

Exclusive offer for Birkenhead First BID businesses

If you're a business in the BID, you can take a free energy check to see if you can reduce your energy bills by up to 25%  

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Get a Business Health Check

Support to help BID businesses grow and flourish

Our Businesses Growth Coordinator can give your business an intensive health check and identify the steps to be taken to realise sustainability and growth...

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Hear From Our Members

See what other Bid Levy Payers have to say about the work we’re doing in Birkenhead...

“Birkenhead is becoming a cleaner, safer and more welcoming place to shop, work and do business.”
- Paul Griffiths, McDonald's