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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

Calls for climate change projects in the Humber now live

March 14, 2018

Calls for project’s promoting climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management in the Humber have been published on the website.

A morning event will be held on Tuesday 20th March at Market Weighton Business Centre, to provide attendees with details of current opportunities for applying for ERDF funding in the Humber and YNYER LEP areas.

Please use the eventbrite link below for more details and to book a place.

ERDF Calls Launch and Application Workshop

Registration from 9 am, workshop to start at

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Humber LEP Yorkshire Post column – Connectivity to the North is a must

March 13, 2018

The Humber Local Enterprise (LEP) is working to improve infrastructure throughout the Humber region, to allow for sustainable growth and prolonged opportunities for businesses.

Our strategy remains to work with local authorities, Government and with private sector investment in a number of sectors.

Transport and connectivity within the Humber and throughout the UK must be functional and capable of facilitating our growth plans, and our work with various national bodies is set to continue.

Words by Kishor Tailor, Chief Executive of Humber Local

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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