Business finance and support

Grow your business in the Leeds City Region with business finance and support from the LEP, or find support from other local and national organisations.

We offer free support to small businesses based in the Leeds City Region or looking to locate here.

Please browse the site and contact our business growth team with any questions on or call our dedicated business support helpline on 0113 348 1818.

Business finance

Grants and loans from the LEP and other finance providers

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Skills and training

Funding and support to expand and develop your workforce

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International trade

Support and funding to help your company break into export markets

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Develop products and processes and put new ideas into practice

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Broadband and digital skills

Help your company get more from the internet

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Business start-ups

Help with launching and developing a new business in the Leeds City Region

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Business growth

Advice and support to help your company grow

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Energy efficiency

Reduce your company’s energy costs by improving your energy efficiency

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For Investors

Invest in Leeds City Region

With a skilled workforce of 1.9 million people, 109,000 businesses and renowned value for money, the Leeds City Region is ripe for growth and investment. Our inward investment team will help you get started.

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