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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

May E-Newsletter 2018

May 11, 2018

Read the latest news from the Humber LEP in our newsletter for this month here.

LEP to lead development of new plan for next phase of the Energy Estuary

May 11, 2018

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has announced the development of a new plan for the next phase of growing the UK’s Energy Estuary.

The new Industrial Strategy for the Humber will map out how the region will build on its position as the centre of the UK’s offshore wind industry, and back industrial sectors around the region to grow and become more productive.

The LEP believes that the Humber can play a leading part in responding to the “Clean Growth” Grand

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Humber Business Week programme launched

May 11, 2018

The official launch of Humber Business Week 2018 was well attended at the University of Hull, with the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Humber Growth Hub in attendance.

This event was a great opportunity to network and find out more about Biz Week in general, with delegates and university staff joined by sponsors, local authorities and local businesses.

The full programme of Business Week was showcased, with speakers, a brass brand and canapes to accompany the guests on the night.

This launch

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Latest statistics

Claimant count (February 2018) 15,775 (up )

Employee jobs (2017) 381000 (down )

Businesses (2017) 30505 (up )

Labour Market Profile – Humber