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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 labour 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

Humber is ideal location for cutting edge energy project, Lord Haskins tells MP committee

January 21, 2019

Humber LEP Chair Lord Haskins has given evidence to a Government inquiry on an energy technology which could revolutionise the Humber’s economy.

Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) is a method of capturing harmful carbon emissions before they are released into the atmosphere, and either storing it safely in underground rock formations or using it in other industrial processes such as drinks manufacturing.

The Humber has huge potential to exploit this technology due to local power stations such as Drax, which is

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Vacancy: Communications and Engagement Officer

January 10, 2019

The LEP is seeking a talented communications professional to join its small and dynamic team, working with public and private sector organisations across the area.

Click here to view the advert on Hull City Council’s website

Closing date: 28 January 2019

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Latest statistics

Claimant count (November 2018) 17,125 (down )

Employee jobs (2017) 381000 (down )

Businesses (2017) 30505 (up )

Labour Market Profile – Humber