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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

£8.1m Business Loan Fund is unlocking growth

June 22, 2017

Stephen Savage, Vice Chair of Humber LEP (left), Karen Oliver-Spry, Programme Officer, Humber LEP (centre) and David Sinclair, Curator, Humber Street Gallery (right).

The Humber LEP’s Business Loan Fund is helping businesses in the Humber undertake investment, unlock stalled projects and bring forward development.

The £8.1m revolving fund uses the Humber’s allocation of Growing Places Funding to support capital projects that benefit the local economy and reinvests returns into future projects. The Humber Business Loan Fund will support capital development projects,

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Successful week of events during Humber Business Week

June 14, 2017

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) would like to congratulate all those involved in the organisation and delivery of another successful Humber Business Week.

Over the course of the week the Humber region’s business community enjoyed a range of events aimed at all levels of business and enterprise, allowing entrepreneurs, educators and professionals the chance to share knowledge and expertise with one another and celebrate the region’s business strengths.

The Humber LEP’s own Humber Business Growth Hub ‘Growth Hub Live’ events were

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Humber LEP and the Careers & Enterprise Company to host Summer Schools Conference

June 13, 2017

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Careers & Enterprise Company are delighted to host the Summer Schools Conference on Friday 30th June.

The event will commence at 9:00am (refreshments from 8.30am) at The Humber Bridge Hotel, Far Ings Lane, Barton Upon Humber DN18 5RG.

The conference will showcase the latest developments and the range of support available to young people within the education and skills arena locally and nationally.  It will focus on the career landscape, apprenticeship reforms and the

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Latest statistics

JSA claimants (Jan 2017) 14,965 (up 3.3%)

Employee jobs (2016) 426,500 (up 14.3%)

Businesses (2016) 29,340 (up 2.1%)

Labour Market Profile – Humber