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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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Rural firms have less than three weeks left to bid for funding from £5m Euro pot
15th May 2018

Rural firms have less than three weeks left to bid for funding from £5m Euro pot

Rural businesses looking to grow in 2018 and beyond are being reminded that they only have until 31 May to apply for grants from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

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West Yorkshire Combined Authority progresses £22m worth of investment
11th May 2018

West Yorkshire Combined Authority progresses £22m worth of investment

More than £22 million worth of investment into clean air, transport and regeneration projects has been progressed at a meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Thursday 10 May).

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City Region bid calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New Revolution
11th May 2018

City Region bid calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New Revolution

Today (Friday 11 May) Leeds City Region has submitted its bid to Channel 4 for the broadcasters’ new National HQ outside of London.

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Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund celebrates £50 million milestone
11th May 2018

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund celebrates £50 million milestone

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has invested more than £50 million across the Northern Powerhouse region, supporting in excess of 260 small and medium growing companies, according to...

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BCA Group plans job creation following LEP investment
10th May 2018

BCA Group plans job creation following LEP investment

Caravan industry wiring systems and electrical components manufacturer, BCA Group, has outlined plans for further growth after completing a £2.7m expansion project – partly supported by the Leeds C...

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Leeds City Region team to reap rewards from MIT leadership programme
10th May 2018

Leeds City Region team to reap rewards from MIT leadership programme

A Leeds City Region team has successfully bid for a place on a prestigious leadership programme run by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the world’s top universities.

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ERDF-funded 3D Weaving Innovation Centre opens at University of Leeds
8th May 2018

ERDF-funded 3D Weaving Innovation Centre opens at University of Leeds

A cutting-edge 3D weaving loom that is the only one of its kind in the UK is at the heart of a new £1.75 million textiles innovation centre at the University of Leeds.

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