5 Reasons to Relocate Your Business to Liverpool
December 04, 2018
Liverpool is well known for its cultural heritage, but in recent years it has emerged as a real powerhouse of the North with plenty of growth opportunities. For businesses looking for space to relocate, there are lots of commercial properties to rent available and there are a host of reasons that Liverpool would be a great location. Browse the Liverpool Lets Website to find great business units to let and read on to find out how your company could benefit from moving to Merseyside.
Business Premises and Prices
Compared to London and the South, the cheaper property and land costs in Liverpool will be a pleasant surprise. Companies will be impressed with the affordable range of properties available as well as the extra benefits and features such as free wifi or gym access. There is much more choice with space within the centre as well as several prominent business parks that can cater for industrial units, workshops and office premises. Money can be saved on rent with the same level of resource available, or even better.
Recruitment continues to be a huge difficulty for growing companies. Finding and retaining skilled workers remains a priority for most firms. In Liverpool recruitment is facilitated by the four universities in the area, creating a rich graduate recruitment pool. Liverpool also has an Apprenticeship Hub which is committed to helping apprenticeships work for businesses and individuals. This allows recruitment strategies to be diversified and all sorts of different roles can be catered for.
The region is keen to encourage business, particularly smaller firms and start ups, and in fact is the home of the International Business Festival. In addition Liverpool is already well known as a centre for science and biotech startups, and has established a Business and Intellectual Property centre to help provide support and advice to new and growing businesses. There are also plenty of grants and funding available so if you are a small company it could be a great place to start or improve your growth. Don’t forget that salaries are lower in Liverpool so new hires won’t stretch your budget.
Housing in Liverpool is much cheaper than in other parts of the country. The average house price in the UK is almost £250,000, however for a property in Liverpool you would only need to set aside about £170,000. For firms with an existing workforce to consider, this may be an important factor when suggesting a relocation. Additionally Liverpool has a well-developed transport system so employees are not limited to finding a very close property and can use public transport for their commute from other regions.
Culture & Lifestyle
The cultural background of Liverpool is well known but it continues to grow and develop. The population are culturally diverse and this gives birth to a lot of creativity in the city. There are plenty of museums and art galleries, many of which are free to visit and have busy activity schedules, especially on weekends and holidays. Liverpool’s shopping centre, Liverpool ONE has a host of boutiques in addition to well-known brands, and is popular with tourists to the area. The city also has a vibrant nightlife with a variety of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes.
If you’re considering relocating your business to Liverpool, it’s definitely worth looking into what this region could offer you and your company. Visit the Liverpool Lets Website to see the available properties for rent or call us on 0845 872 6334 to discuss your needs.