Leeds City Region

We unlock the Leeds City Region's vast economic potential by enabling business and enterprise to thrive. Working with public and private sector partners we provide support and funding to help businesses grow, attract new investment to the region and develop the skills, energy and digital infrastructure to create jobs and prosperity.

EU Exit: Support for businesses

The transition period has ended and new rules are here. The LEP can help you to understand what the changes will mean for your business. Act now to keep your business moving.

Latest news

  1. Keeping focus on the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival

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    • 12 May 2021

    In March, we saw the inaugural collaborative innovation festival, an opportunity to celebrate just a small snapshot of innovation activity in the region. Chair of the Business, Innovation & Growth Panel, Andrew Wright, comments on what's next.

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  2. Engineering company to save over £5,000 after energy-efficient switch

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    • 27 April 2021

    Kadel Engineers Ltd, a precision engineering company based in Bradford that manufactures bespoke components to customer specifications, has successfully applied for 40% grant funding through the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP), Resource Efficient Business (REBiz) programme.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Support for businesses

We are working hard to support the region through COVID-19 during this challenging time. There are measures in place to help businesses, and the LEP can connect you to the local and national support available.

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Latest case studies

  1. Regal Foods

    Business Growth for Regal Foods

    The Bradford-based food manufacturer has grown from selling to corner shops to supplying major UK supermarkets chains including Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons and exporting to over 40 countries worldwide.

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  2. Masterprint Packaging

    Business Growth for Masterprint Packaging Ltd

    Over the last year, the Dewsbury-based manufacturer has experienced phenomenal growth after diversifying into the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help meet the demand caused by the pandemic whilst continuing to grow its core packaging and labelling services.

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Committee and panel meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic

The LEP’s public meetings will now take place by video conference and, in the interests of openness and transparency, will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel. Agenda and papers will continue to be published on our website five clear days in advance of the meeting.