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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

Humber LEP seeking new Small Business Champion

February 12, 2018

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is seeking a new small business representative to join its Board.

The LEP is a business-led partnership with the four Humber local authorities, the University of Hull and education providers, which works with Government to lead local economic growth strategy and attract investment.

The LEP has a designated place on its Board for a Small Business Champion, who liaises with local membership organisations and SMEs to help shape the LEP’s policies and support initiatives, and acts

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Kick Start Your Career in Health and Social Care

February 5, 2018

The biggest health and social care employers in the region are coming together at an event to showcase the wide ranging careers available in the sector locally.

The first ever North East Lincolnshire Health and Social Care Careers Event is taking place at Centre4, Wootton Road, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN33 1HE on Wednesday 28th February 2018. Doors will open to the public from 9.00am to 12noon. Tickets can be booked via visiting Eventbrite  or by just coming along on the

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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