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 Labour Market Analysis 2015/16

Updated on 11/11/2015

An analysis of the labour market in Leeds City Region. We use this document to understand the key skills issues in the region and develop appropriate policies to address them.

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Leeds City Region Planning Charter 2015

Updated on 05/11/2015

Our updated planning and development charter sets out how Leeds City Region local authorities and developers will work together to ensure major development proposals are dealt with as quickly as possible.

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Leeds City Region Quarterly Economic Survey - Quarter 3 2015

Updated on 01/10/2015

The survey is a measure of the City Region’s business health in Quarter 3 of 2015.

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Leeds City Region Quarterly Economic Survey - Quarter 2 2015

Updated on 01/08/2015

The survey is a measure of the City Region’s business health in Quarter 2 of 2015.

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Leeds City Region Business Survey 2015

Updated on 28/07/2015

Between February and April 2015 3,000 businesses were surveyed to provide the LEP with information about the issues currently affecting businesses. This report shares some of the key findings and provides a snapshot view of business confidence, investment experiences and intentions of businesses in the Leeds City Region.

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Research and reporting on the City Deal Apprenticeship Programme - May 2015

Updated on 21/07/2015

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Apprenticeship Programme was agreed in January 2013 as part of the area’s City Deal settlement. This report, part-way through the Programme, is intended to capture emerging good practice and lessons learned and to inform the remainder of Programme delivery and future provision.

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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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