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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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People and businesses asked to play their part in shaping the region's digital future
11th July 2018

People and businesses asked to play their part in shaping the region's digital future

People and businesses in Leeds City Region are being asked to help shape the future growth of digital technologies in the region – and ensure this growth benefits local communities – as part of a c...

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Roger Marsh announced as Chair of new Northern Powerhouse body
6th July 2018

Roger Marsh announced as Chair of new Northern Powerhouse body

LEP Chair, Roger Marsh, will chair an influential new body to support the Government’s ambitions for the Northern Powerhouse across the region, Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP has announ...

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27,500 jobs created or safeguarded by LEP Growth Deal
28th June 2018

27,500 jobs created or safeguarded by LEP Growth Deal

The LEP and West Yorkshire Combined Authority have helped create close to 5,500 jobs and safeguard a further 22,000 thanks to investment through an overall £1billion-plus Growth Deal with Government

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Chair's blog: the positive impact of our £1bn Growth Deal is being felt across the region
26th June 2018
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Chair's blog: the positive impact of our £1bn Growth Deal is being felt across the region

As the delivery of our £1billion Growth Deal reaches its halfway point, LEP Chair Roger Marsh OBE@blogs about the@benefits this investment has brought to the region and why it@s vital that we...

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Leeds City Region businesses leading the way in meeting productivity challenge
21st June 2018

Leeds City Region businesses leading the way in meeting productivity challenge

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Leeds City Region are leading the way in meeting the UK’s productivity challenge according to an influential report published today by independent SME r...

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Strong backing for Channel 4 national headquarters bid
19th June 2018

Strong backing for Channel 4 national headquarters bid

Leeds City Region’s bid to attract Channel 4’s new national headquarters has been backed by civic leaders from across Yorkshire.

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Digital Capital of the North offers £1 million to support new tech businesses
15th June 2018

Digital Capital of the North offers £1 million to support new tech businesses

£1 million funding to encourage digital businesses to relocate to Leeds City Region has been launched by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

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