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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

NPIF supports £184m of investment across the North in its second year

March 15, 2019

 Over 440 investments completed across 10 LEP areas
Combined value of investments totalling £184m, including £84m leveraged from the private sector

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As it reaches the second anniversary of its launch, the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), which Humber LEP is a stakeholder of, is celebrating having directly invested £100m in 385 Northern-based SMEs, in deals that have attracted an additional £84m of investment from the private sector.

The £400m investment fund was launched in 2017 by the British Business

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HUMBER LEP rolls out Brexit advice clinics for SMEs

March 6, 2019

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is rolling out several interventions, through its Business Growth Hub, to help SMEs to plan, navigate their way through, and get to grips with the various scenarios and issues surrounding Brexit.  As key decisions around Brexit get closer, it is important that businesses in the Humber are prepared for various scenarios.

The Growth Hub Business Advisor team will be offering ‘1-2-1 clinic’ appointments to advise and signpost businesses toward the range of advisory support that is

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Latest statistics

Claimant count (November 2018) 17,125 (down )

Employee jobs (2017) 381000 (down )

Businesses (2017) 30505 (up )

Labour Market Profile – Humber