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We are #HereToHelp businesses in Liverpool City region affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Find out what we’re doing at Growth Platform by following the links below.

We have also pulled together an overview of the latest advice for working safely during COVID-19 as well as local and national initiatives to support business. Click the links below for more information.

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COVID-19 Business Advice and Support

A round up of the latest advice and support for Business, People and Sectors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Sector Specific Advice and Support

Our Sector Champions are here to support your business with the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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To find out more about mental health in the workplace

The role of employers in promoting mental wellbeing among their employees has always been crucial but has perhaps become even more so during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Find out more about wider business support

Growth Platform is here to help your business reach its full potential quicker.

“I know the huge impact that the Covid-19 crisis is having on our city region’s businesses. I am working through our delivery partners in Growth Platform to do everything that we can to understand what support you need, get that support to you, and to protect jobs and livelihoods through this very challenging time. This page will be regularly updated to provide you with business advice that we know you urgently need.”

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor, Liverpool City Region

National Lockdown: Stay at Home

On the 4th January the Prime Minister has announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home. To find out what this means for you and your business click here.

Medium and large sized businesses urged to order Covid-19 testing kits

Public health officials are asking private businesses in Liverpool employing more than 50 staff to order Covid-19 test kits for their employees if they are not working from home.

More information and an online application form can be found here.

Mass testing for Liverpool

Everyone living or working in Liverpool is to be offered COVID-19 testing, whether they have symptoms or not, in the first pilot of whole city testing in England.

Whole city testing aims to protect those at highest risk and find asymptomatic cases to help prevent and reduce transmission in the community, helping the city get back to normal as soon as possible.

Read the FAQ here.

Anyone displaying coronavirus symptoms must book a test via and not turn up to one of the mass testing centres.

Track and Trace App

You can create a unique QR code and download assets for your business here.

Keeping you informed


For the latest information and advice on COVID-19 visit the UK Government’s website for employers, the NHS website and the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) travel advice.


Working in partnership to support business in Liverpool City Region.

The business support organisations across the City Region are working together with us to ensure businesses and individuals get the best possible support as we deal with the spread of Covid -19. We would like to thank all of them for their great support and collaboration in this joint approach. You can see these partners and connect directly with them through the link below.

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