Surviving the recession

Support is available for Wirral residents and businesses needing practical advice on how to deal with the recession. The information on these pages form part of Wirral’s Economic Recovery Plan which sets out a number of initiatives for helping local people and businesses to survive the recession, as well as identifying the actions needed to move Wirral’s economy forward as recovery begins.       

If you are unemployed and looking for work visit our Surviving the recession - people pages to find out what help is available to you. 

If you are a Wirral business and in need of support there is a range of initiatives and agencies who are available to help.

Help for Businesses - support and advice to help you through the recession

Dedicated support is available to businesses seeking to develop sites and premises in Wirral, or move into the area. For further information visit the Invest Wirral website.

Financial support

Invest Wirral works closely with a range of grant providers to ensure that sources of funding which can potentially assist a business location or expansion project are fully explored. For further details, contact Invest Wirral on (0151) 650 6915.

Social Enterprise

For information, advice and links to social enterprises across Merseyside, contact the Social Enterprise Network.