business support

If you’re a small to medium sized business based in Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York, we can guide you through the complex work of business support.

This section of our website brings together the support that is available, but if you’re not sure where to start, you can have a chat with our team on 0113 348 1818 or email

If you'd like to know more about how businesses near you are working with us, please visit #LetsTalkRealBusiness.


Broadband and digital skills

Help your company get more from the internet

Find Out More Broadband and digital skills

Business finance

Grants and loans from the LEP and other finance providers

Find Out More Business finance

Business growth

Advice and support to help your company grow

Find Out More Business growth

Business start-ups

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

Find Out More Business start-ups

Business events

Find out more about our Pop-up Business Advice Cafes.

Find Out More Business events


Develop products and processes and put new ideas into practice

Find Out More Innovation

Our partners

We work with a range of partners to support businesses in Leeds City Region that want to grow. This page brings together the business support partners we work with.

Find Out More Our partners

Resource efficiency

Reduce costs to your business by becoming more resource efficient.

Find Out More Resource efficiency

Skills and training

Funding and support to expand and develop your workforce

Find Out More Skills and training

Sustainable travel


Find Out More Sustainable travel


Contact our business growth team on 0113 348 1818 or

Europe checklists

The UK’s relationship with the EU is likely to be changing in the coming months and years, and this will have implications for UK businesses.

These checklists can help you prepare:

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.