UNLOCKING POTENTIAL, ACCELERATING GROWTH

We unlock the Leeds City Region's vast economic potential by enabling businesses and enterprise to thrive.

Working with public and private sector partners we provide support and funding to help businesses grow, attract new investment to the region and develop the skills, energy and digital infrastructure to create jobs and prosperity.

Here you can find out more about us, what we do, how we make our decisions and how we support growing businesses and investors in the Leeds City Region.

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If you run an SME you can get support and funding from the LEP and our network of partners to help you realise your ambitions.

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Case Study

Bright future for Castleford laser company
24th February 2017

Bright future for Castleford laser company

Castleford manufacturer Yorkshire Laser and Fabrications trains to ISO 9001: 2015 standard with the help of the LEP Skills Service.

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The skills to grow your business

Support is available to give your employees the skills your business needs

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Combined Authority and West Yorkshire Colleges agree UK first partnership agreements for £56m pa Adult Education Budget
27th July 2017

Combined Authority and West Yorkshire Colleges agree UK first partnership agreements for £56m pa Adult Education Budget

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Combined Authority) has today announced a landmark partnership with the West Yorkshire colleges setting out ...

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From the Blog

Let's talk... selling to Asia
1st June 2017

Let's talk... selling to Asia

We spoke to Graeme Hall, MD of Brandon Medical, about growing a business with his brother, targeting Asia and buidling export confidence.

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Business support and finance

Not sure where to start? Don't worry. Just get in touch with our business growth team and we can help you find the right support for your business needs.