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Businesses in region reporting skills gap at  managerial level
7th December 2018

Businesses in region reporting skills gap at managerial level

Almost a fifth of businesses in Leeds City Region that have reported skills gaps, say that their managers are affected, according to a recent report by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

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LEP calls for new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to exceed current funding guaranteed through EU funds
6th December 2018

LEP calls for new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to exceed current funding guaranteed through EU funds

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is asking Government to guarantee funding that exceeds the amount that the region currently receives from European Structural and Investment Funds...

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Showcasing the world’s largest valves
27th November 2018

Showcasing the world’s largest valves

The strengths of manufacturers of valves and pumps will be showcased at Valve World Expo 2018 with the aim of increasing exports and attracting new investors.

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LEPs propose merger to secure “bigger share of the prize” for Yorkshire
22nd November 2018

LEPs propose merger to secure “bigger share of the prize” for Yorkshire

Two local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in Yorkshire are proposing a strategic merger to create a new business-led body covering a population of 3.1million people and an economy worth £70.3billion.

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 New report reveals digital businesses in West Yorkshire twice as inclusive as UK average
23rd March 2018

New report reveals digital businesses in West Yorkshire twice as inclusive as UK average

The first ever report on flexible working in West Yorkshire has found that digital businesses in the region offer double the number of flexible jobs than the national average.

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LEP bid secures £4 million for former Bradford Odeon
23rd March 2018

LEP bid secures £4 million for former Bradford Odeon

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has succeeded in its bid for £4 million to support the transformation of the former Bradford Odeon cinema

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Innovative tech nominated for international award in Hong Kong
22nd March 2018

Innovative tech nominated for international award in Hong Kong

A delegation from Leeds City Region is visiting the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong.

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The value of innovation to Hong Kong
21st March 2018

The value of innovation to Hong Kong

Elaine Taylor-Whilde, CEO of Leeds-based Nine Health CIC has this to say about how international co-operation is the key to prosperity and happiness on a global scale.@

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Hong Kong the gateway to China
20th March 2018

Hong Kong the gateway to China

Jo Lavann CEO of ConnectChina@explains how the event is looking to find new solutions to big problems for a better future for the UK, Hong Kong and China.@

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Why Hong Kong?
19th March 2018

Why Hong Kong?

Jon Geldart, Chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Directors, and Executive Director Markets Development Greater China, explains why Hong Kong, a place where @West meets East@, is such an ...

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New Bolton Woods gears up for development of 145 new homes
19th March 2018

New Bolton Woods gears up for development of 145 new homes

Work starts this week to prepare under-utilised land for the construction of new homes within the £150m New Bolton Woods urban village development, near Bradford.

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