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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LEP Innovation Strategy 2014

Updated on 07/10/2014

Our strategy to grow the region's economy and create jobs by supporting businesses to become more innovative. This is our plan: To create the building blocks for a thriving innovation system, enabling the Leeds City Region to compete globally to attract talent and investment and maintain our competitive advantage. Together with our partners, we will take action to turn innovation potential into an innovation powerhouse.

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Fresh Aire Delivery Plan

Updated on 19/08/2014

The key aim of the Fresh Aire Programme is to bring about economic growth and regeneration in the Aire and Calder by maximising the value and strategic impact of planned and future investments in Green Infrastructure.

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Leeds City Region Growth Deal - July 2014

Updated on 07/07/2014

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Leeds City Region Trade and Investment Strategy - June 2013

Updated on 02/06/2014

Our strategy to grow the Leeds City Region economy and create jobs by promoting international trade and attracting investment from outside the region.

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Leeds City Region Skills Plan 2013-2015 - Summary

Updated on 17/01/2014

The executive summary of our plan to grow the Leeds City Region economy and create jobs by ensuring our businesses have access to a skilled workforce.

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Leeds City Region Skills Plan 2013 - 2015

Updated on 31/07/2013

The Leeds City Region Skills Plan has been developed to enable the provision of skills and learning to meet the needs of the City Region’s economic and labour market over the next three years and beyond.

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Latest News

Boost for local TV and production sector
20th February 2019

Boost for local TV and production sector

The trade association for independent TV production companies in the UK has announced it will open an office in Leeds later this year.

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