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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

Almost £1m in funding allocated for Advanced Manufacturing Unit in Stallingborough – which could help unlock further growth

July 17, 2019

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Board has committed almost £1m in funding to develop an Advanced Engineering Manufacturing Unit on the Enterprise Zone site in Stallingborough.

The project will deliver a 15,000 sqft light industrial unit, designed to meet the needs of an advanced engineering manufacturing business. The unit will offer a mix of office, research and development, manufacturing and distribution space.

The Humber LEP Board committed £950,000 from the Humber’s Local Growth Fund allocation towards the project at their meeting

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Hull’s digital sector is set for a boost with over £1m earmarked by the Humber Local Enterprise towards third phase of @TheDock tech campus

July 16, 2019

The Humber Local Enterprise’s (LEP) Board has agreed to allocate almost £1.3m in funding to the @TheDock tech campus in Hull’s Fruit Market.

The contribution, confirmed at the LEP Board meeting on Friday, July 12, is funded by the Government’s Local Growth Fund, as part of their commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.

The @TheDock development has the C4DI tech hub as its centrepiece. Completed in 2015, C4DI is one of three tech hubs planned for the area. The funding agreed will see

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Humber Local Enterprise Partnership allocates almost £2m in funding to benefit the region’s high streets

July 12, 2019

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Board this morning (Friday, July 12) approved almost £2m in funding to support the region’s high streets.

The Humber High Street Challenge Fund will see the Humber LEP allocate £1.95m to projects to boost the region’s high streets – funded by the Government’s Local Growth Fund as part of their commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.

The Humber High Street Challenge Fund will encourage private sector landlords and property owners to undertake building and conversion projects that

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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