The Humber LEP’s Employment and Skills Board has lead on the development of a six year Employment and Skills Strategy, aligned to the Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) that identifies the skills needed to support local growth and priority interventions to deliver them.

Our work in this area is led by our Employment and Skills Board, chaired by Stephen Savage

Employment and Skills 7 Strategic Priorities

  • Raise employer commitment and investment in skills at all levels.
  • Foster an inclusive, LEP-wide approach with all key stakeholders.
  • Influence provision to better meet local economic need.
  • Improve the quality, accessibility and dissemination of labour market information and careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG), empowering employers and local people to make informed choices.
  • Support people in finding and sustaining employment, in progressing at work and/or setting up their own enterprises.
  • Maximise the use of funding, including capital, to develop excellent learning environments and facilities, leading to a more highly skilled current and future workforce.
  • Extend residents aspirations to gain higher level skills, including progression to Higher Education.

Vision Statement: A highly skilled, motivated and productive workforce

‘To deliver an appropriately skilled, motivated and productive workforce to drive economic growth sustainability for the Humber region. This will be acheived by utilising our diverse assets of people, place and products and recognising our unique potential in the Estuary and its ability to act as a catalyst in regeneration and innovation.’

Key Projects