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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

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

Humber LEP Yorkshire Post Column – Continued growth proves the Humber can meet future challenges

December 20, 2018

The growth of the Humber region’s economy is continuing at a positive rate. The region has the lowest level of unemployment for decades and the highest level of employment.

This is partly due to the Humber LEPs investment and collaboration with partners in the public and private sector, with major investments supporting local businesses and infrastructure developments.

In the last year the Humber LEP has invested in infrastructure, skills and business support programmes, with aid from the Local Growth Deal programme and

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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