Start Up Loan Scheme passes 75,000 mark

The UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.

Cash boost for A&E services in Wirral

Wirral's NHS Accident & Emergency Department at Arrowe Park Hospital has been awarded a share of £300 million to upgrade facilities across England ahead of winter. 

Tough new standards on the way for Wirral taxi drivers

Passengers traveling in taxis and private hire vehicles (PHVs), including app-based services, will be kept safer under tough new licensing standards that are set to be introduced in Wirral, following new Government advice to all local councils.