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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.

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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

March E-Newsletter 2017

March 24, 2017

Read the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) E-Newsletter for March here.

Springboard Programme & Skills Pledge Celebration Event

March 21, 2017

Together with the Humber’s four localities, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is hosting an event to showcase the work of the Springboard programme, celebrating its inception two years ago.

The event will take place on Thursday 23rd March at Willerby Manor, Willerby and will highlight the successes of the programme, including the many young people who have benefitted from it.

The Springboard programme builds on existing mainstream employment initiatives, including the Humber LEP’s Skills Pledge and works with young people between

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Call for Projects – European Structural and Investment Funds

March 21, 2017

Organisations are invited to apply for funding from European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) by responding to a number of Calls for projects that will provide support to businesses across the Humber.

There are two calls for projects that have been launched by the Department for Communities and Local Government that can benefit from funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).  The Calls for projects are now open until 13 May for the following activities:

PA2 ICT Call – Seeking a programme of

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Latest statistics

JSA claimants (Jan 2017) 14,965 (up 3.3%)

Employee jobs (2016) 426,500 (up 14.3%)

Businesses (2016) 29,340 (up 2.1%)

Labour Market Profile – Humber