Employment & Skills News

Bringing you the latest Employment and Skills news in the Liverpool City Region.

24 Aug

Combined Authority Approves £20m for new Cruise Liner Terminal

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority today approved £20m funding from its Single Investment Fund for a new Liverpool cruise liner terminal......

15 Aug

Metro Mayor says 18,000 more construction workers are needed in the Liverpool City Region

Steve Rotheram spoke at the launch of a report which cites that thousands of additional construction jobs are needed in the Liverpool City Region in the coming years, with demand set to soar......

8 Aug

Steve Rotheram welcomes £4m Inspiring Science Fund investment in the City Region

Steve Rotheram has welcomed the inclusion of two Liverpool City Region science centres in a £13m Inspiring Science Fund designed to deliver science learning and engagement opportunities to young people across the country......

30 Jul

£6m Combined Authority funding could create more than 500 jobs

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to provide £6 million funding, from its Single Investment Fund, for two developments that could create more than 500 jobs......

24 Jul

Steve Rotheram launches campaign to close the UK skills gap

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, will jointly launch the Skills for the North campaign......

13 Jul

Metro Mayor announces bus discount scheme for apprentices, saving £420 a year

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, will today announce one of the country’s most generous discounted bus travel schemes for apprentices, as part of a speech exploring the future of bus services in the City Region......

19 Jun

Thousands of Liverpool residents get career inspiration at the Liverpool City Region Skills Show

Over 4,000 young people, teachers, parents and residents found out more about apprenticeships and other career paths at the Liverpool City Region Skills Show earlier this week......

13 Jun

Regional mayors’ skills summit calls for further devolution

England’s directly-elected regional mayors will meet in Liverpool today to call on the government for greater devolution of powers and funding over skills...

12 Jun

Bus driver training drives up satisfaction levels

A pioneering customer service course for bus drivers has helped slash complaints and drive up passenger numbers and satisfaction levels for bus services in the Liverpool City Region....

8 May

Steve Rotheram marks first anniversary as Metro Mayor by celebrating the Combined Authority’s record of delivery

The Metro Mayor has marked the first anniversary of his election as the first Metro Mayor and the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority by celebrating the achievements of the Combined Authority over the last year....