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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

Growing the Humber Case Study: KV Transfix Ltd

August 23, 2019

The Humber LEP visited KV Transix Ltd in Driffield to find out how a Growing the Humber grant helped them to purchase innovative new equipment, which supported them to become a more successful and competitive business and allowed them to grow as a company.


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Business name: KV Transfix Ltd, Kelleythorpe Industrial Estate, Driffield, East Yorkshire.

Business overview: KV Transfix Limited are designers and manufacturers of specialist and bespoke component parts for automised vehicles across a varied spectrum

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Careers Leader discusses how to embed well-structured careers provision in schools

August 22, 2019

This blog originally appeared on  the Careers and Enterprise Company’s blog here. 

The Humber LEP, alongside 37 other Local Enterprise Partnerships around the country, is working under the Careers and Enterprise Company umbrella organisation to deliver at a local level. Read more here. Follow Humber Careers on Twitter here. 

Philippa Hartley is the Careers Leader at Huntcliff School in North Lincolnshire.

Here, she writes about her role and the benefits of having a well-structured careers provision embedded within the school.


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Humber LEP continues to support the region’s businesses: whether Brexit is heading for a deal or no-deal

August 19, 2019

As the Government works towards an EU Exit date of October 31, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is continuing to support the region’s businesses to navigate Brexit.

The LEP’s Business Growth Hub has compiled a collection of resources to help organisations prepare for Brexit, and has also created a survey to gather the opinions of regional businesses on how Brexit is currently affecting them – and how it might affect them in the future – summary of local intelligence is

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Latest statistics

Alternative Claimant Count (Feb 2019) 23,786 (down )

Employee Jobs (Jan – Dec 2018) 372,800 (up )

Businesses (2018) 29,970 (down )

Labour Market Profile – Humber

Alternative Claimant Count – Humber