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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

Yorkshire Post Column May 2019

May 13, 2019

In this month’s Yorkshire Post column, Humber LEP Chief Executive Kishor Tailor discusses the Humber’s multi-level approach to fighting flood risk in our region:

The Humber area is synonymous with great bodies of water – with the Estuary that runs through it – as well as rivers such as the Ouse and Trent which flow into it – and the beautiful North Sea coastline in our part of the world.

Partners who have a role in developing the region and ensuring future

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Huntcliff School describe their experience building and racing an electric car

May 2, 2019

Huntcliff School, in Kirton on Lindsey, put together this article to tell people about their experience building and racing an electric car at the Hull Street Race on Sunday, 28th April.

Read all about their exciting journey below…

We are a small secondary school who sits on the county border between North Lincs and Lincs and for years we have been hoping to afford a green car. Thanks to our Enterprise Advisor and links with the local college we were able to

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Humber continues to perform above average for careers education and support

May 2, 2019

The Humber area has the second highest standard of careers education in the country, according to a report from the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC).

The State of the Nation report by the CEC is an assessment of how schools and colleges are performing against the eight Gatsby Benchmarks, which measure the quality of careers education and guidance

The report is an assessment of progress over time among the thousand schools and colleges who have completed their Compass self-assessment tool on multiple

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Latest statistics

Claimant count (March 2019) 19,655 (down )

Employee jobs (2018) 372,900 (down )

Businesses (2018) 29,970 (down )

Labour Market Profile – Humber