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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

Job: Growth Hub Manager

June 11, 2018

The Humber LEP is seeking to recruit a Growth Hub Manager to lead our successful Growth Hub partnership.

For more details, please see the advert on our accountable body Hull City Council’s website.

The closing date is 2 July 2018.

LEP launches Blueprint for future of the Energy Estuary

June 7, 2018

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) this morning launched its Blueprint for a Humber Industrial Strategy at a major Business Week event attended by leaders from business, councils and education.

The document kicks off the region’s bid to build on the progress it has made as the Energy Estuary over recent years, as it seeks to attract new investment in low carbon industries and support existing industries to reduce their emissions and become more efficient.

“Clean growth” is one of the four

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Annual Review 2017-18: Investment case studies

June 7, 2018

This page highlights some of the investment case studies used in this year’s Annual Review. You can find out about other projects we support on our website.

Business grants – Growing the Humber programme

The Growing the Humber programme provides grants to businesses seeking to expand, creating new jobs.  2017/18 examples include:

Eltherington Industries Ltd – Hull

Eltherington is a major supplier to the caravan and portable buildings sector, producing aluminium and plastic cladding and PVCu double glazed windows and doors.

Eltherington Industries have received

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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