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Boost for local TV and production sector
20th February 2019

Boost for local TV and production sector

The trade association for independent TV production companies in the UK has announced it will open an office in Leeds later this year.

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LEP announces plans to ensure more businesses benefit from recruiting an apprentice
14th February 2019

LEP announces plans to ensure more businesses benefit from recruiting an apprentice

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has this week announced that it is widening the scope of its Apprenticeship Grant for Employers to ensure that more businesses can benefit. Businesses ...

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Canadian tech firm launches in Leeds City Region
14th February 2019

Canadian tech firm launches in Leeds City Region

An innovative artificial intelligence (AI) start up incubated in Toronto by IMC Business Architecture, announced its new UK headquarters location as Leeds City Region.

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Leeds City Region showcases success at global conference
12th February 2019

Leeds City Region showcases success at global conference

Leeds City Region’s extensive programme of activity for international property conference MIPIM has been released today. With eighteen sessions over the three day event - bringing together high ...

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Optimism and opportunities for 2019
4th January 2019

Optimism and opportunities for 2019

In his latest column for The Yorkshire Post, Roger Marsh OBE reflects on a momentous year for our region and looks ahead to delivering on the opportunities created.

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Communities and businesses in the Colne and Calder Valleys to be protected from flooding with £1.3 million LEP funding
26th December 2018

Communities and businesses in the Colne and Calder Valleys to be protected from flooding with £1.3 million LEP funding

Vital funds to protect homes and businesses three years on from the Boxing Day floods, when more than 3,000 properties were flooded in the Calder Valley, costing an estimated £150 million of damage.

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Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved
17th December 2018

Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved

A combined bid by local authorities across North and West Yorkshire to retain most of its business rates growth to invest locally has been approved by the government.

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Leeds City Region’s ambition to be among world’s first zero carbon energy regions
13th December 2018

Leeds City Region’s ambition to be among world’s first zero carbon energy regions

West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) agree ambitious Energy Strategy setting out steps towards making the City Region a zero carbon energy economy.

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Leeds homes warmer for winter
13th December 2018

Leeds homes warmer for winter

Over 150 properties in the Holbeck area of Leeds are now warmer, cheaper to heat and more energy efficient thanks to a programme to tackle fuel poverty funded by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Pa...

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LEP Chair reflects on 2018 and the opportunities on the horizon
11th December 2018

LEP Chair reflects on 2018 and the opportunities on the horizon

As we come to the end of 2018, I wanted to use this column as an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to the opportunities and challenges on the horizon.

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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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