Local Industrial Strategy - news and updates

Read the latest news and updates about the Local Industrial Strategy from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

  1. Innovation

    Creating the right environment for innovation and growth

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    • 21 February 2020

    Our focus on innovation is about accelerating economic growth, but also about making sure that it produces long-lasting benefits for the City Region and everyone who lives and works here, says Roger Marsh OBE DL in his latest column for the Yorkshire Post.

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  2. The North is the true solution

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    • 22 January 2020

    Following December’s general election, the new government has said it wants to deliver for the North. Across the North and in Leeds City Region we stand ready to work constructively with the new government to make these promises a reality, says Roger Marsh OBE DL in his latest Yorkshire Post column

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  3. Innovation

    Driving innovation in Leeds City Region

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    • 04 November 2019

    Supporting investment in innovation will result in successful businesses, better jobs, and wider prosperity for our region, says Professor Richard Jones from the University of Sheffield.

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  4. Improving the quality of life for everyone

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    • 16 October 2019

    Addressing health and social challenges through the Local Industrial Strategy will help improve productivity, wellbeing and growth, says Roger Marsh OBE, Chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, in his latest column for the Yorkshire Post

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  5. Healthcare Innovation

    Developing a digital health strategy for all

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    • 01 October 2019

    Digital health has the potential to power the local economy, but it needs close collaboration between NHS leaders and industry, says Michael Wood, Head of Health Economic Partnerships at the NHS Confederation

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  6. Developing the Local Industrial Strategy

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    • 27 September 2019

    In developing our Local Industrial Strategy, we have brought together data and evidence on the City Region and worked with stakeholders and partners to understand what our shared priorities for the City Region should be.

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  7. Focusing policies for improving productivity

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    • 27 September 2019

    Helping employers understand how to measure and improve productivity is a central part of improving business competitiveness, says Anne Green, Professor of Regional Economic Development at the University of Birmingham.

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    Creating a shared vision for the North

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    • 22 August 2019

    In his latest column for the Yorkshire Post, LEP Chair Roger Marsh OBE looks ahead to September's Convention of the North/NP11 summit and the opportunities it will bring to push forward ambitious plans for the Northern Powerhouse.

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  9. Roger Marsh OBE DL sat on yellow blocks

    Skills drive can bridge productivity gap

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    • 12 August 2019

    In a column for the Yorkshire Post, Roger Marsh OBE, chair of the LEP, argues getting the skills system right is one of the most important and powerful things we can do to improve productivity across the City Region, and help people into better, more fulfilling jobs.

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