Research & publications

As part of our work to transform the Leeds City Region economy we carry out regular economic research and intelligence-gathering to ensure our strategies and investment decisions address the real needs of the City Region economy. Use the filter to search publications by different areas of work.

Research & Publications

Featured Publications

Doing business in Europe getting paid and taxation

Updated on 12/12/2018

The UK’s relationship with the EU is likely to be changing in the coming months and years, and this will have implications for UK businesses. This checklist will help you prepare your business for those changes.

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Doing business in Europe IT and e-commerce

Updated on 11/12/2018

The UK’s relationship with the EU is likely to be changing in the coming months and years, and this will have implications for UK businesses in terms of their exports and customs requirements. This checklist will help you prepare your business for those changes.

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Doing business in Europe export and customs

Updated on 06/12/2018

The UK’s relationship with the EU is likely to be changing in the coming months and years, and this will have implications for UK businesses in terms of their exports and customs requirements. This checklist will help you prepare your business for those changes.

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Leeds City Region Transport Strategy - executive summary

Updated on 24/08/2012

This strategy summarises how transport should support Leeds City Region's economic growth and development.

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Leeds City Region Transport Strategy - full text

Updated on 24/08/2012

Our full transport strategy, setting out how transport should support Leeds City Region's economic growth and development.

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High Speed Rail - Eastern Network Partnership Study 2011

Updated on 29/07/2011

Sets out the main findings of research by Arup-Volterra on the economic benefits of high speed rail to the Eastern leg of the proposed HS2 route. Published by Eastern Network Partnership.

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The economic case for high speed rail to Leeds and Sheffield city regions

Updated on 29/10/2010

A summary of the economic benefits high speed rail can bring to the Leeds and Sheffield city regions.

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The case for high speed rail to Leeds and Sheffield city regions

Updated on 16/07/2010

The key benefits of a 'Y-shaped' high speed rail network linking the Leeds and Sheffield city regions, and frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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Leeds City Region Transport Strategy - agglomeration benefits

Updated on 30/10/2009

A high level assessment of the potential wider economic benefits that could be delivered by the improvements discussed in the Leeds City Region Transport Strategy.

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Latest News

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 Fu...

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