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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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City centre restoration showcased at MIPIM
15th March 2018

City centre restoration showcased at MIPIM

New images show how a historic Leeds city centre building will look following its multi-million pound restoration.

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North’s economy set for £15bn boost from Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail
14th March 2018

North’s economy set for £15bn boost from Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail

Emerging research shows that Northern Powerhouse Rail in Bradford city centre boost the economy by up to £15bn by 2060 and that the transformational investment in the city’s transport Interchange c...

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Big Build launched at MIPIM
13th March 2018

Big Build launched at MIPIM

Ambitious plans to deliver 10,000 new homes by 2023 were launched today as part of the Leeds City Region's activity at the international property and economic development conference MIPIM 2018.

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Cannes premier for new Leeds City Region success story movie
13th March 2018

Cannes premier for new Leeds City Region success story movie

Leeds City Region is premiering a film, Be Part of Our Success, showcasing the region’s approach to investment, ambitions for growth and success to date, in Cannes this week during the MIPIM intern...

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More than 4,000 businesses across the region benefit from LEP support to grow
9th March 2018

More than 4,000 businesses across the region benefit from LEP support to grow

Over 4,200 businesses across the region have received a boost from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Growth Service since it launched in 2015 providing a single point of contact ...

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City Region businesses to benefit as £28m is made available for projects that boost jobs and growth
8th March 2018

City Region businesses to benefit as £28m is made available for projects that boost jobs and growth

European funding totalling £28 million has been made available for projects that will help boost innovation, increase business growth or strengthen export expertise for Leeds City Region companies.

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Apprentices key to business productivity and LEP can help
6th March 2018

Apprentices key to business productivity and LEP can help

Roger Marsh OBE Chair, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) focuses on what we and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are doing to help young people in our region reach their potentia...

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