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New chair appointed at Halton Chamber of Commerce

New chair appointed at Halton Chamber of Commerce

Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise appointed a new chair at its AGM this week. Taking over as the new voice for Halton business is Val Allen MBE, former Chamber vice chair, Cheshire Deputy Lieutenant and director of Widnes firm General Welding Supplies. She steps up to the helm after the retirement of Dr Peter Cook who has led the Chamber...

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Halton Chamber Festive 1stuesday & Annual General Meeting Photos

Halton Chamber Festive 1stuesday & Annual General Meeting Photos

Jenny Snell (Stick 'n' Step), Jay Lunt (Nightstop) & Anita Morris with Bolt the Owl (Hack Back CIC).  Robin Tudor (Liverpool Airport), Val Allen (General Welding Supplies), Peter Cook (Plegmund) & Lynn Pegler (Pegler Communications).    Val Allen (General Welding Supplies) & Peter Cook (Plegmu...

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Great business achievements this year?  Why not apply for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Great business achievements this year? Why not apply for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Great business achievements this year? Why not apply for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.  If you have achieved success in your business this year, why not give yourself a pat on the back by applying for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise? The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs is very keen to see more Cheshire firms ...

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MC Vanguard: 2019 market predictions

MC Vanguard: 2019 market predictions

Jerry Scriven, partner at MC Vanguard Corporate Finance, makes his market predictions for 2019:   When it comes to investment activity we will continue to see polarisation between sectors attractive to acquirers and investors and sectors deemed much less so.   Investment is linked to risk and certain sectors are greatly affect...

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New Apprentice Travelcard launched could save apprentices in Liverpool City Region more than £400 a year

New Apprentice Travelcard launched could save apprentices in Liverpool City Region more than £400 a year

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has laucnhed one of the country’s best discounted travel schemes for young people in training. The Apprentice Travelcard will give all those on apprenticeships aged 19-24 half-price bus travel across Merseyside, in line with the great affordable fares 16-19 year olds already enjoy....

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Adult Learning in Halton

Adult Learning in Halton

Getting involved in Adult Learning is a great way to meet new friends, learn new skills, and support you in developing your career. They have a wide range of subjects on offer this year so please take time to browse the Prospectus to see what sparks your interest! However, if you would like any further information about any of the courses then you ...

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Rowlinsons Win Law Society Excellence Award

Rowlinsons Win Law Society Excellence Award

An amazing year for Rowlinsons has been finished off in style as they were honoured and delighted to be announced as winners of the ‘Excellence in Private Client’ award at the 12th annual Law Society Excellence Awards on October 17th. The awards ceremony took place at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London and&n...

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BCC welcomes Chancellor’s support package for UK high streets

BCC welcomes Chancellor’s support package for UK high streets

BCC welcomes Chancellor’s support package for UK high streets   Commenting on the Chancellor’s proposals for the high street in the upcoming Autumn Budget, Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns, at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:   “We’re delighted that the Chancellor...

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Stick ‘n’ Step celebrates first anniversary in Cheshire

Stick ‘n’ Step celebrates first anniversary in Cheshire

Stick ‘n’ Step celebrates first anniversary in Cheshire     Staff and children at Stick ‘n’ Step recently celebrated the first anniversary of the charity’s second centre in Runcorn, Cheshire. Special guests from the local business community, including David Parr, Chief Executive of Halton Borough...

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Halton Chamber of Commerce chairman Peter Cook retires

Halton Chamber of Commerce chairman Peter Cook retires

    Leading Cheshire business entrepreneur Dr Peter Cook steps down as chairman of Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise this December, after eight years at the helm of Halton’s business community. Dr Cook, 77, will continue to serve on the Chamber board but at the AGM on Tuesday 11 December, he will pass on the c...

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Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

From helping people buy their first home to government-funded top-ups for savers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is supporting Talk Money Week and reminding taxpayers how the department can help boost their finances. Mel Stride MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury said: “The tax HMRC collects funds our vital public services, and a...

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BCC: Quarterly growth not likely to maintain momentum

BCC: Quarterly growth not likely to maintain momentum

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q3 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said “While the pick-up in GDP growth in the third quarter is welcome, the stronger headline figure masks a loss of momentum through the quarter from the particularly strong July out...

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