Business support

If you’re a small to medium sized business based in Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York, we can guide you through the complex world of business support. Call us on 0113 348 1818. Please scroll Coronavirus (COVID-19) support for businesses, please click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Support for businesses

There is help and guidance available for businesses at this difficult time. Contact the LEP for business support, on 0113 348 1818 who can connect you to relevant information.

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The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growth Service provides a single point of access to a wide range of support and funding for businesses. The Growth Service works with public and private sector partners to offer support for businesses at all stages, from start-ups and early stage companies to established businesses that are ready to expand and grow.

Businesses can access one-to-one tailored support through the LEP’s team of Growth Managers who will work with you to identify your business needs and ensure you can access the right support.

If you're a business with the ambition and potential for growth, there's a wealth of support available. One of the LEP’s priorities is to help businesses grow and boost productivity. Businesses can also benefit from investment to upskill their employees, purchase equipment, plant and machinery, develop new products and processes, take on an apprentice, and save money on their energy bills and more. 

Get in touch to find out more about how the LEP can help you to grow your business or develop your workforce. ​

  1. Let's talk transition

    The UK has left the EU. There is now a transition period until the end of 2020. Find out the actions you can take now to prepare.

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  2. Growth support

    If you're a business with the ambition and potential for growth, there's a wealth of support available.

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  3. Innovation

    Whether you’re developing new products, services or process that could transform your business, access the specialist expertise you need.

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  4. Sustainability

    Support is available for businesses looking to become more resource-efficient and reduce energy and water usage, and waste costs and to adopt sustainable ways for employees to travel to work.

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  5. Finance

    Understand the full range of finance options and products most suitable for your business.

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  6. Skills and Training

    Developing your workforce’s skills and expertise is one of the best investments a business can make. It can result in more motivated, engaged staff and increase your businesses’ productivity.

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  7. Relocate to Leeds City Region

    As a national and international economic powerhouse, find out why so many businesses are choosing to start up, scale up or relocate to Leeds City Region.

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Get in touch for advice or support

For more information on how your business could benefit from working with the Growth Service, call 0113 348 1818 or email us.

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  1. Let's talk production

    With Channel 4’s new headquarters coming to Leeds and a number of production and broadcast companies growing in the region, there has never been a better time to talk to us.

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  2. Let's talk selling to China

    China is a huge potential market of 467m+ online shoppers that could be a great opportunity for your business. We can provide advice and support on accessing that marketplace effectively.

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