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Maresa Molloy On Radio Merseyside July 20, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Arena & Convention Centre, awards, British Chambers of Commerce, Chamber Services, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside, Tender Alert.
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Here’s Maresa Molloy, the Chamber’s Head of Policy & Information talking about Liverpooltenders.com the Chamber’s service that was a finalist in the World Chamber’s award. She also discusses the launch of the British Chambers of Commerce national conference, due to be held at Liverpool’s new arena and convention centre in 2008.

Download the interview here. [MP3, 13MB]

Peter Jones Talks About Shopwatch July 11, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business Crime Direct, News, Podcasts.
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Peter Jones, Head of the Chamber’s Business Crime Direct Team was the guest on Linda McDermott’s Drivetime Shoe on BBC Radio Merseyside.

He can be heard talking about a proposed Shopwatch scheme to make sure that crime in Liverpool city centre stays at its current low.

You can listen to Peter’s interview here [MP3, 3MB]

Kegang Wu Talks About International Liverpool Day June 29, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business, Chinalink, Events, International, Legislation, News, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside.
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On 28th June, Dr Kegang Wu, the Chamber’s Director of International Trade was interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside about International Liverpool Day on 12th July. The event includes a range of seminars aimed at encouraging and supporting businesses to trade internationally.

He explained that this event was also a re-launch of the International Trade Centre in One Old Hall Street which is now offering a One Stop Shop of International Trade Services and advice for all Merseyside companies.

Listen to the interview here [MP3, 6MB]

Visit Liverpool Chamber’s events page to book your place. 

Ed Oliver on Business and Capital of Culture 2008 June 14, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in 2008, Business, Capital of Culture 2008, Culture, Liverpool, Podcasts.
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Here’s an interview with Ed Oliver, Vice Chair of Liverpool Chamber’s Board, recorded by Radio Merseyside.

In it, he discusses Councillor Bradley’s suggestion that local businesses are not engaged with  the coming Capital of Culture celebrations, and that they should donate £100 each towards branding the city.

Ed believes the Council Leader’s comments were meant to be taken as more of a call to arms for companies. He states that plans are already in place for local businesses to sponsor events during 2008. These include a 6-week retail festival to take place in the summer. Companies will sponsor the event, provide gifts and prizes and the Culture Company will brand it as a Capital of Culture event.

Ed also stated that businesses are getting more involved as 08 draws near, and that Liverpool chamber, local businesses and the city council are working together to ensure a great year of celebrations.

Listen top the interview here. [MP3, 16MB]

Steve Pearse Talks Travel on Radio Merseyside June 8, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside, Travel.
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Steve Pearse, Liverpool Chamber’s Transport Policy Expert was the guest on the Radio Merseyside’s business slot last night, 7th June.

He talked about the development and timescale of Liverpool 1. He also discussed the new daily New York and weekly Toronto flights from JLA and the new investment in commercial waterfront including the cruise liner terminal opening next year and the development of deep water facilities at Seaforth.

Listen to Steve here. [MP3, 10MB]

Brain McCann Talks About The Merseyside Innovations Awards June 1, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside.
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 Here’s an MP3 of Chamber Board Member, Brain McCann, who is also Chair of the Merseyside Innovation Awards speaking about the 11th year of the awards on BBC Radio Merseyside.

Listen to the interview here. [MP3, 9MB]

Find out more about the Innovation Awards here. 

Watch The Champions League Final Safely May 18, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business Crime Direct, Liverpool, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside.
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Here’s Joe (the current bun) Curran, Business Crime Direct‘s City Centre PubWatch Manager, on Radio Merseyside last night talking about the work being done to ensure that people watching next week’s cup final will be safe and will be able to enjoy the game. He also talks about where they can watch the game across the city.

Listen to the interview here. [MP3. 9MB]

Kegang Wu Talks To Radio Merseyside May 11, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business, Chinalink, Podcasts, Policy, Radio Merseyside, Surveys.
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Dr Kegang Wu from Liverpool Chamber’s ChinaLink was on Radio Merseyside’s drive-time business slot last night (Thursday 10 May).

During his interview, he discussed the effects on business, both UK and international, that the recent interest rates had been having.

Listen to his interview here [MP3, 7MB]

On a similar topic, the recently closed quick poll on the Chamber’s homepage found that of 329 respondents, 48.3% felt that interest rates should be raised again, whilst 51.7% did not.

The current poll is asking if you thought Tony Blair had been good for UK business. Visit the homepage to cast your vote.

Steve Pearse on Radio Merseyside April 27, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Podcasts, Policy, Radio Merseyside, Travel.
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Liverpool Chamber’s travel and policy guru Steve Pearse was a guest on Radio Merseyside’s business slot this week.

Amongst the topics he talked about where:

  • the new arena and convention centre
  • the countdown to smoke free
  • the forthcoming transatlantic flights
  • the need for renovation of parts of Lime Street Station.

You can listen to his interview here. [MP3, 5MB]

Joe Curran on Radio Merseyside April 18, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Business Crime Direct, News, Podcasts, Radio Merseyside.
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Joe Curran, Liverpool Chamber’s Night Time Economy Manager was a guest on the Roger Phillips show on Radio Merseyside on 16 April.

He was talking about his work to make the city a safer place to visit at night. Amongst topics covered was that of  the action being taken against ‘cherry picking’ taxi drivers and what the public should do if they encounter one.

Listen to the interview here. [MP3, 5MB]