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Fifteenth annual Livercool Awards celebrate the best in business

Over 400 business leaders packed into the Crowne Plaza hotel in Liverpool City Centre last night to celebrate the fifteenth annual Livercool Awards sponsored by Ascot Property Investments and hosted by Downtown Liverpool in Business. The gala awards dinner rewarded some of the leading and most influential business men and ...

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Former PM wows Liverpool crowd as he launches latest book

The former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was in Liverpool this week to launch his new book ‘My Life, Our Times’. Speaking at a packed St George’s Hall, Brown gave a virtuoso performance as he reflected on his time as an MP for thirty-two years, the Chancellor for ten years, and ...

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Downtown boss to interview former PM at Liverpool event

The chief executive of Downtown in Business, Frank McKenna, will be in conversation with former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, at a special event to take place in Liverpool on Wednesday 15th November at St Georges Hall. The evening will mark the book launch of Gordon’s latest book ‘My Life, Our ...

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Liverpool business urged to support IBF

Downtown in Business hosted a special breakfast event focussing on the International Festival for Business, which will be held in Liverpool in the Summer of 2018. The chief executive of Liverpool Vision, and the chairman of the Festival Max Steinberg, joined Downtown members at the Marriot Hotel to outline an ...

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Livercool 2017 is a SELL OUT!

It’s official. The Livercool Awards 2017 sponsored by Ascot Property Investments is a sell out! The 15th annual Livercool Awards will celebrate the best and brightest of Liverpool’s business community on the evening of Thursday 16th November 2017. Downtown CEO Frank McKenna commented: "Once again the response to the Livercool ...

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Members News

Stamp duty cut urged by Liverpool agent

Helen Griffin-Booth, director at Liverpool-based sales, lettings and investment agency Bluerow Homes is urging Phillip Hammond to scrap stamp duty to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. In England, homebuyers have to pay stamp duty on a residential property that costs more than £125,000. The purchase of the ...

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Peel named Responsible Business of the Year

Peel Land and Property, the team behind the £5 billion Liverpool Waters regeneration scheme, hailed the importance of working with the community after winning Responsible Business of the Year at the Liverpool and Sefton Chamber of Commerce Awards. The prestigious award ceremony took place at the Titanic Hotel with a ...

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Recycling Lives leaders feature in Vibrant Economy exhibition

Two leaders of a life-changing business have been chosen to feature in a national exhibition of inspirational businesspeople. Recycling Lives has two representatives in Grant Thornton’s 2017 Faces of a Vibrant Economy exhibition -Managing Director William Fletcher and Prof Steven Broomhead, Chairman of Recycling Lives’ board. The exhibition celebrates leaders ...

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New support available for unemployed young people

A new initiative which supports young people aged between 16 and 29 who are currently not in education, employment or training into sustainable employment has been launched in Liverpool. The City Social Partnership will involve public and private sector organisations working together to identify local employment needs and skills shortages ...

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Fazenda Christmas & Private Dining Room

As the season of festivity approaches, Fazenda Liverpool welcome their new private dining room nestled in the depths of the restaurant’s ambient surroundings. Seating up to 10 guests and offering the perfect atmosphere for those special occasions, their private dining room is the ultimate space for a Unique Dining Experience this ...

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