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.
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.
Starting a business
Sources of advice and support for business start-ups.
Growing your business
If you're a business with the ambition and potential for growth, there's a wealth of support available.
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.
Making your business greener
Support to reduce energy costs and develop sustainable ways to get your staff to work.
Developing new products and processes
Access the specialist expertise you need to innovate.
Support to expand into new markets overseas.
Invest in 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.
We hold regular business networking and advice events across the region bringing together businesses owners and entrepreneurs for inspiration and advice from business experts.
Let's talk manufacturing
Leeds City Region has the highest concentration of high-value manufacturers in the UK, combining academic and research centres of manufacturing excellence with a worldwide reputation for technical and scientific capabilities.
Let's talk real business
There is a lot of support available for businesses in Leeds City Region. We're here to simplify it and talk you through what is relevant to your business.
Let's talk Brexit
The UK is leaving the EU. Leaving the EU means your business or organisation may need to prepare for change. We have brought together information and resources to help businesses.
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.
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.
Let's talk selling to Hong Kong
Discover more about Hong Kong, a gateway to China. To discuss your business needs in more detail, please call the team on 0113 348 1818