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Insart - Art Jeunes Insertion - Final Conference

Insart - Art Jeunes Insertion : In few days young participants from Liverpool will meet other participants from across Europe for the final conference in Berlin. An exibition of artworks cerated by the young people during the Insart workshops in each country will be shown, furthermore, participants will share their insights and will experience other artistic practices: visual arts, theatre, dance, photography. More info: http://www.insart.eu/wp-content/uploads/2nl-insart-EN.html


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Enterprise Hub (EH) is a comprehensive entrepreneurship promotion and business support programme, which will foster the creation of new enterprises from pre start to early stage businesses. Providing assistance to 6360 potential-entrepreneurs and helping create 1272 new business ventures. The Enterprise Hub will reach and provide high quality business brokerage and business support services to a diverse customer profile e.g. graduate, female and BME would be entrepreneurs; resulting in the creation of high value SMEs and social businesses across all sectors and providing a simplified route for customers to access the support when and how they need it.

The Enterprise Hub is a consortium of partner organisations of which Merseyside Expanding Horizons is one.

We are seeking delivery sub–contractors to support the engagement of entrepreneurs to the programme and provide start –up enterprise support services.

The target beneficiary group are people living in Merseyside who face a range of barriers to enterprise e.g. low confidence and self-esteem; unemployment, unstable or temporary employment; low educational qualifications; lone parent status; benefit dependency; ex offender status; lack of access to finance and networks; credit rationing; age; mental health issues or long term illness The complex nature of exclusion and discrimination that excluded groups face requires additional investment to equalise opportunity in starting their own business. We are seeking providers to engage with and develop initial entrepreneurial aspirations with people from the following demographic profiles in Liverpool City Region:

  • BME groups
  • Disabled people
  • Young people / NEET young people     
  • Long term unemployed people
  • Lone parents
  • Women returners to the labour      market
  • Older people
  • People in receipt of benefits
  • People with language, literacy      or numeracy issues
  • Parents and carers
  • People living in deprived wards


We are seeking to procure suitable provider of enterprise engagement services targeting women in the Liverpool City Region and in particular targeting women form disadvantaged communities.

To respond to the tender please complete the following information request


and return it by 5pm on the 8th May 2016 to:

Joe Hemington

Merseyside Expanding Horizons

Mill Lane

Old Swan


L13 5TF


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The Community Makers Market at the Joseph Lappin Centre

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In March 2015 Merseyside Expanding Horizons was awarded by the Lottery Funded to create a monthly Community Makers Market in Old Swan.

The Community Makers Market aims to make Old Swan a bet­ter place to live by encour­aging the devel­op­ment of the are
a through social and eco­nomic features. 

The Community Makers Market allows to :

- Promote the social cohesion by giv­ing an opportunity to people to meet in a free social space
- Provide an opportunity to  loc­als to show­case their skills and talents through their stalls

Encour­age entrepreneurship

- Boost the local economy

- Enjoy the community


The Community Makers Market will be held the 3rd Saturday of every month at the Joseph Lappin Centre

Mill Lane, Old Swan, Liverpool, L13 5TF



For Information:



T. 0151 3300552 


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