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 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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Leeds City Region Skills Report

Updated on 27/06/2013

In 2013, a consortium led by ekosgen, an independent economic development consultancy based in Sheffield, undertook a research study into the short to medium term skills needs of the four Yorkshire and Humber Local local enterprise partnership (LEP) areas. This is the final report from the research for the Leeds City Region LEP.

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Leeds City Region Green Infrastructure Strategy - technical report

Updated on 29/01/2013

A companion document to the Leeds City Region Green Infrastructure Strategy. This document presents a review of the main social, economic and environmental issues that have been considered in the development of the strategy and provides an evidence base for the investment proposals set out in it.

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Advanced Manufacturing in Leeds City Region

Updated on 22/01/2013

A report into the Leeds City Region's advanced manufacturing sector, commissioned by the LEP so that we could better understand the make-up of the sector, its opportunities and challenges, and ensure that our policies and investment are targeted in the right areas.

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Sector summary: manufacturing and precision engineering

Updated on 11/09/2012

A summary of the medium-term skill needs for the manufacturing and precision engineering sectors in Leeds City Region, produced by independent consultants, ekosgen.

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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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