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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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Accelerating growth in Leeds City Region’s £7.7bn manufacturing sector
12th October 2018

Accelerating growth in Leeds City Region’s £7.7bn manufacturing sector

Over 1,600 manufacturers from across the region have been supported to grow by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Growth Service since 2015.

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Region in frame for rail manufacturing plant
10th October 2018

Region in frame for rail manufacturing plant

Spanish train maker Talgo has announced that our region is on the UK shortlist of six regions to become the home for a new 40,000sq metre manufacturing facility.

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North unites to demand control over EU cash to rebalance the economy
8th October 2018

North unites to demand control over EU cash to rebalance the economy

The North’s civil society and business leaders and its metro mayors, have joined forces to demand control over funding needed to rebalance the economy.

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Preparing for the changing relationship with Europe
5th October 2018

Preparing for the changing relationship with Europe

This autumn local businesses are invited to a series of events to prepare for changes to the trading relationship with Europe.

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New fund launched to help tackle the productivity gap
19th September 2018

New fund launched to help tackle the productivity gap

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is set to launch a new initiative to encourage businesses to increase productivity and tackle the gap between the Leeds City Region and national a...

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Cultural and academic exchange between Bradford and Qingdao
18th September 2018

Cultural and academic exchange between Bradford and Qingdao

Our@China trade delegation@visited the city of Qingdao on the east coast of China. We talk to Bradford and Qingdao movers and shakers to find out about the connections between the two cities and ho...

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RAIL REVOLUTION OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT MANUFACTURERS
18th September 2018

RAIL REVOLUTION OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT MANUFACTURERS

As momentum builds around investment in HS2 and upgrades to UK rail stock, we are taking a compelling message to rail sector manufacturers attending Innotrans in Berlin

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