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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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Make the most of those May days – seven reasons why West Yorkshire is the place to be this May
4th May 2018

Make the most of those May days – seven reasons why West Yorkshire is the place to be this May

As the Tour de Yorkshire races through West Yorkshire this bank holiday weekend. Here’s seven reasons why West Yorkshire is the place to be in May:

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Royal seal of approval for pioneering Yorkshire company
4th May 2018

Royal seal of approval for pioneering Yorkshire company

A life changing Yorkshire silicone adhesive that has received funding support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise,...

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Leeds City Region welcomes the Creative Cities Convention
25th April 2018

Leeds City Region welcomes the Creative Cities Convention

A special film focused on the media landscape in the UK's largest City Region outside of London welcomed industry leaders

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Global digital sports company set to grow in Leeds
19th April 2018

Global digital sports company set to grow in Leeds

Perform Media, a world leading digital sports content and media company is further growing its presence in Leeds by taking new offices at the White Rose Office Park.

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Global law firm invests in Leeds City Region
11th April 2018

Global law firm invests in Leeds City Region

Due to open in early July, Reed Smith Global Solutions will provide a creative environment for lawyers, analysts and business services professionals to work alongside each other.

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£1.2m extension to successful Apprenticeship Grant for Employers scheme backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority
23rd March 2018

£1.2m extension to successful Apprenticeship Grant for Employers scheme backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee has backed £1.2m worth of funding today to extend a successful skills programme that has helped almost 4,000 young people into apprentic...

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