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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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LEP annual meeting: Chair reflects on achievements of past year
14th June 2018

LEP annual meeting: Chair reflects on achievements of past year

To mark the LEP Board@s annual meeting on 13 June, LEP Chair Roger Marsh OBE reflects on the achievements of the past year…

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LEP reiterates private sector calls for transport investment in Leeds City Region
13th June 2018

LEP reiterates private sector calls for transport investment in Leeds City Region

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has backed calls for the region to receive a substantial share of transport investment through the Government's £860 million Transforming Cities F...

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Calderdale Leader recognised in birthday honours
11th June 2018

Calderdale Leader recognised in birthday honours

Cllr Tim Swift has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

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EY's 2018 Attractiveness Survey shows a strong year for Yorkshire and Humber
11th June 2018

EY's 2018 Attractiveness Survey shows a strong year for Yorkshire and Humber

Leeds has been ranked the fifth best performing city in the UK for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), with 19 FDI projects selecting the city in 2017 – almost a quarter (23%) share of all ...

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Leeds City Region’s Channel 4 HQ submission shortlisted
30th May 2018

Leeds City Region’s Channel 4 HQ submission shortlisted

Leeds City Region is one of the submissions to have been shortlisted by Channel 4 for its national headquarters, following months of work by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, councils, ...

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3M BIC turns five and officially launches the HIIP
29th May 2018

3M BIC turns five and officially launches the HIIP

Innovation Centre celebrates five years and launches new technology offering. One of the UK’s first business innovation centres, (based in Yorkshire), is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week...

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Event helps local SMEs enter the Chinese market
24th May 2018

Event helps local SMEs enter the Chinese market

A representative from Kaola, one of the largest e-retailers in China is visiting the region for a meet-the-buyer event involving 14 local companies

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