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Here's the latest news stories from Birkenhead Bid

18-12-2017

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

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

SOME of Wirral’s biggest retailers have been asked to sign up to a new initiative to make shopping easier for older people. In a survey carried out by Age UK, four out of 10 people over 65 said they believed traders have very little interest in the needs of older shoppers, despite older households...

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13-12-2017

Cammell Laird donates £5000 to Feeding Birkenhead

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

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.   Cammell Laird...

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12-12-2017

Employment Status and Statutory Rights

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

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. One has drivers who are workers, the other has riders wh...

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11-12-2017

Avoid energy waste during your business Christmas shutdown

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

Companies shutting down for business over Christmas and New Year 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 which, with some simple tasks...

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11-12-2017

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

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

WIRRAL COUNCIL is set to purchase the leasehold of Birkenhead Market to place the iconic retail site at the heart of major redevelopment plans for Birkenhead.  The Council already owns the building which the market operates from, and purchasing the leasehold will give the authority full control o...

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07-12-2017

Over 500 rucksacks donated to the Rucksack Challenge

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

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. The Lauries, based in Birkenhead, organised the Rucksack Project in partnership with Wirral Chamber of Commerce and the Birkenhead BID to h...

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07-12-2017

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

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

Time is running out. On 25 May 2018, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will start being enforced. Despite the amount of noise surrounding the GDPR, it is apparent that many firms aren’t up to speed with what the GDPR means for their company, or how to prepare for it. Addi...

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01-12-2017

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

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

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 which have helped shape both th...

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29-11-2017

Wirral Home Appliances

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

Our second ‘Shop Independent’ business is Wirral Home Appliances, a fantastic, well-established business that has providing Birkenhead residents with all kinds electrical and gas appliances for 25 years. You can find them at 6 Oxton Rd, Birkenhead CH41 2QJ. We asked owner Lorraine Jones to tell u...

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28-11-2017

Workplace Investigations — Disciplinary and Grievance

  • Monday, 18th December 2017 - 22:03 PM

Workplace Investigations — Disciplinary  and Grievance: Getting workplace investigations right Comprehensive employee workplace investigations are an effective risk management tool and are potentially critical to any defence by an employer in the event of potentially litigious proceedings. The...

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