Liverpool City Region
Liverpool LEP incorporates Halton, and the entirity of Merseyside: Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton, Wirral. Building Better Opportunities has invested £4,258,333 in the area.
The Liverpool City Region economic activity and employment rates are significantly lower than national averages and City Region residents face higher than average levels of deprivation and a greater risk of social exclusion.
This project helps individuals develop the basic online skills and confidence to access digital technologies. By gaining improved digital skills, individuals will be improving their employability, which will be complemented by support to move back into the labour market.
Better Off Finance supports people who lack of financial capabilities, and as a result struggle to find and keep a job. The project supports individuals to improve their financial management and financial resilience, helping them to access training, education and volunteering opportunities, gain digital skills and become more work ready.