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Leeds City Region businesses save enough energy to make 138 million cups of tea
12th April 2019

Leeds City Region businesses save enough energy to make 138 million cups of tea

Businesses across the region are being encouraged to take up support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Resource Efficiency Fund (REF) to reduce their energy bills and carbon e...

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Delegation takes off to promote Leeds City Region
11th March 2019

Delegation takes off to promote Leeds City Region

Leeds City Region’s delegation to MIPIM - the world’s largest property investment conference - set off today from Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Bradford attracts significant new investor
4th March 2019

Bradford attracts significant new investor

PwC, one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, has taken the decision to open a new Assurance Centre in Bradford.

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Employment Hub launched in Leeds City Region
1st March 2019

Employment Hub launched in Leeds City Region

The free programme will engage over 6,000 young people over three years, with support to get them into further learning, self-employment, employment or an apprenticeship.

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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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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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