What we do

We provide investment and support to help our workforce, businesses and the economy to thrive, working with organisations across the public and private sectors.

We’re creating an even more skilled and prosperous Leeds City Region. With an overall aim of transforming the City Region economy, we focus on four key areas: supporting growing businesses, developing a skilled workforce, increasing energy efficiency and improving the region’s infrastructure.

We're supporting and developing the Leeds City Region in four key areas

Supporting growing businesses

We help small businesses and private sector firms to grow by providing support and finance, creating international links and paving the way for innovation, enterprise and new business investment.

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Developing a skilled and flexible workforce

We’re working with employers and education providers to create more and better jobs, with a highly skilled workforce to sustain them.

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Building a resource-smart city region

We're developing innovative new energy infrastructure in the region and helping businesses and households to become more energy-efficient, saving them money and supporting economic growth.

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Delivering the infrastructure for growth

We’re building the modern infrastructure our region needs to develop and grow including transport, broadband and housing.

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  1. Growth deal funded projects

    We work in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined authority to fund and support projects around the region, primarily via the £1 billion LEP Growth Deal – the largest such settlement of any local enterprise partnership area in the country.

    Read more about Growth deal funded projects
  2. Infrastructure

    We’re working to build and renew West Yorkshire’s infrastructure to ensure that it is fit for the 21st century and will enable transformative growth for the region.

    Read more about Infrastructure
  3. Committees

    We bring together panels of public and private sector experts to advise the Board and guide the development of policy and project delivery to ensure that business-led economic growth is at the core of everything we do.

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Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Growth Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.

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