Liverpool is an energetic, vibrant, ever growing city and seaport in Merseyside. It is situated in the North West of England but you can find yourself in London in as little as two and a half hours if journeyed by train. Last year, the Sunday Times voted it as regionally one of the best places to live in.
A very beautiful city - it is here where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea, and yes, you really can take a ferry across the Mersey where you can soak up some of the best views of the fabulous waterfront and surrounding areas.
Famous for being the birthplace of the legendary rock group The Beatles, well known football teams and the distinctive accent, there is so much more to this splendid city.
You need not venture far at all to appreciate the rich and varied culture. There are plenty of interesting museums and galleries to captivate you. In fact there are more on offer here than in any other place in the UK apart from London.
The Albert Dock attracts visitors to stroll around the quayside to sample some of the many places of interest as well as the fantastic bars and restaurants. There are more grade one listed buildings here collectively than anywhere in the country.
If it is a day of retail therapy that you prefer then look no further as there are more shops in Liverpool than you can shake a stick at. With designer shops, traditional high street shops and hidden quirky gems selling unique goods, shopping has never been so much fun. Many of the cafes and restaurants are multiple award winning with several occupying wonderful historic listed buildings and the nightlife is second to none.
Liverpool has a long trading history dating back centuries which expanded significantly, soon becoming a leading port within the British Empire, appealing to many who decided to then settle here including the Irish and because of this, many Liverpudlians can boast an Irish ancestor or two.
The visitor economy, worth several billion pounds, creates many thousands of jobs and the city itself shows highly encouraging signs of continued economic growth due to substantial investments.
Liverpool offers fantastic possibilities within many sectors which include energy and environmental, creative and digital, health and life sciences, maritime and logistics, infrastructure and service sector industries. Many well known brands and globally recognised businesses have chosen Liverpool as their main base or head office whilst others have been created here and then decided to stay.
There are several universities in Liverpool which generate an extremely high standard of skill and academic knowledge which is then integrated into the city to further amplify the region's economy and attract quality investment.
The North West is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and property prices have risen to reflect this. Demand for property in Liverpool, like most other places within the United Kingdom has seen an increase accompanied with much interest and shows no sign of slowing down. However the good news is that house prices are still much lower here than many other places in the UK with an average price for a home currently selling in the region of around £200,000.
Within close proximity to the traditional seaside town of Blackpool, the breathtakingly beautiful Lake District and the spirited city of Manchester, you will be spoilt for choice of places to go.
With their entertaining sense of humour, generous nature, extremely warm and authentic personalities, you'll definitely recognise a ‘Scouser’ when you meet one.
At The UK Careers Fair, we provide job applicants to find openings and opportunities to find their new corporate home. If you’re looking for career fairs in the UK, you’ll be glad to know that there will be a career fair held in Liverpool at Anfield Stadium on Thursday 4th August from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Download your free candidate ticket here!
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