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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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Digital skills key to region embracing “rise of the robots”
13th September 2018

Digital skills key to region embracing “rise of the robots”

With the number of digital jobs in the region set to grow 10 times faster than non-digital roles, the upturn in automation goes hand in hand with increased demand for digital skills.

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Leeds City Region strengthens trade ties to Qingdao
13th September 2018

Leeds City Region strengthens trade ties to Qingdao

Leeds City Region has further enhanced its ability to trade with China through a series of agreements to stimulate trade with the port city of Qingdao, which has a GDP of one trillion yuan, is home...

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Campaign launched to help and inspire people into digital jobs
10th September 2018

Campaign launched to help and inspire people into digital jobs

People across Leeds City Region are being invited to Discover Digital in a new initiative that aims to help them access new skills and progress their careers.

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Chinese tech firm opens northern office in Leeds
10th September 2018

Chinese tech firm opens northern office in Leeds

Dahua Technology is expanding its presence in the UK with the opening of a new office in Leeds.

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Leeds City Region takes trade and investment delegation to China and Hong Kong
5th September 2018

Leeds City Region takes trade and investment delegation to China and Hong Kong

Leeds City Region is taking a senior trade and investment delegation to China to accelerate investment relationships with the second largest economy in the world.

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Boston innovation and technology mission to open Yorkshire trade links in US market
28th August 2018

Boston innovation and technology mission to open Yorkshire trade links in US market

A US trade accelerator mission is to take Yorkshire delegation to New England states.

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Working together is key to bringing Channel 4's national HQ to our region
22nd August 2018

Working together is key to bringing Channel 4's national HQ to our region

Roger Marsh's August column for the Yorkshire Post as he reflects on the strength of partnership working which has underpinned our bid to bring Channel 4 to Leeds City Region.

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