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The Humber is experiencing an economic, social, cultural and infrastructural renaissance and the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is at the forefront driving growth and prosperity.

We are a partnership of business, education and the four Humber local authorities working together to promote and develop the area surrounding the Humber Estuary and provide strategic economic leadership to create jobs and deliver growth.

Our priorities

Meeting our 2020 Skills ambition requires the creation of a vibrant environment that inspires young people and adults to maximise their own potential, recognising current and future career opportunities, supported by excellent labout market intelligence and by appropriate careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG).

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Good infrastructure underpins our strategy for local businesses to thrive and to attract new investment into the region. We are working to overcome potential barriers to growth and collaborating to deliver major projects, from building flood defences to road and rail links.

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The Humber is a great place to start or grow a business. We are working to ensure that business can access the support and finance they need to grow, create jobs and take advantage of new investment opportunities.

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Recent news

January E-Newsletter 2018

January 19, 2018

In January’s newsletter we include a number of news stories, with a word from our CEO Kishor Tailor and more.

Read our first newsletter of the year here.

Humber LEP Yorkshire Post column – Room for more progress and growth in 2018

January 19, 2018

Now that the success of 2017 is behind us, the Humber region can expect further growth and commitment to increasing its positive contribution to the UK economy throughout the next twelve months.

There is little doubt that Hull’s reign as the UK City of Culture will leave a lasting impression on our region, with a legacy that promises continued optimism and potential success in a number of sectors.

For its legacy to be successful, we must all continue to communicate effectively, be

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Frederick Gough School celebrate visit from Nic Dakin MP and CEO of the Careers and Enterprise Company

December 20, 2017

Frederick Gough School recently celebrated a visit by Nic Dakin MP, Claudia Harris, CEO of the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) and Sarah Yong, Head of Government Relations.  This VIP party met with the School’s Head Teacher Ben Lawrance, Careers Lead Jo Roche, and the Enterprise Adviser Helen Lee, Early Years Recruitment Coordinator at British Steel to hear about the work of the school and their impressive approach to delivering careers education, advice and guidance.

The visitors were accompanied by 5

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Latest statistics

JSA claimants (October 2017) 14,070 (down )

Employee jobs (2017) 381000 (down )

Businesses (2017) 30505 (up )

Labour Market Profile – Humber