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Welcome

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

Danish Buildings in Hull will be developed through £250,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund

December 6, 2018

Buildings in Hull’s historic High Street are being given a new lease of life thanks to an investment of £250,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund.

The Humber LEP’s Board approved the funding, which was secured by the LEP through its Growth Deals with Government.

The investment supports a £1.2m scheme undertaken by Allenby Commercial to renovate and develop Danish Buildings to provide new, modern and accessible managed workspace for small businesses.

The development will help business start-ups and businesses looking to grow.

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A180 and South Humber Bank Highway Improvements in North East

December 5, 2018

Works on phase 1 of a three stage programme of road and cycle improvements in North East Lincolnshire will start soon, thanks to a contribution of more than £2m  from  the Government’s Local Growth Fund.

The Humber LEP’s Board approved the funding, which was secured by the LEP through its Growth Deals with Government.

The scheme will address capacity constraints for traffic accessing this route into the Port of Grimsby as well as the approach into Grimsby and Cleethorpes town centres. It

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Latest statistics

Claimant count (September 2018) 16,640 (down )

Employee jobs (2017) 381000 (down )

Businesses (2017) 30505 (up )

Labour Market Profile – Humber