Decision details

LCR 155 - Additional Funding for Growth Platform to provide additional staff resource to Local Growth Hubs

Decision Maker: Chief Executive of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Katherine Fairclough)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval is sought to provide £350,000 of funding to the Growth Platform to enable Local Growth Hubs to strenghten the business support system in the City Region.


That the Chief Executive approved the allocation of £350,000 of funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority COVID-19 Resilience Fund (repurposed from the Brexit Resilience Fund) to Growth Platform for the purpose of providing additional human resource for Local Growth Hubs to refocus outwards and proactively engage businesses who were previously not accessing business support, providing COVID-19 specific advice; and identifying businesses suitable for “high intensity” support.


Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 17/09/2020

Date of decision: 01/09/2020

Date comes into force if not called in: 09/09/2020

Call-in deadline date: 08/09/2020

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