Almost 6,000 new jobs have now been created through the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s joint investment schemes with partner organisations – with almost 3,000 new jobs to follow.
These figures have been released through the Humber LEP’s annual review, which was unveiled today at its Annual Business Summit at DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Hotel in Broughton, Scunthorpe.
A total of 5,811 new direct jobs have been created, with 2,879 new direct jobs to come in the near future. When combined with
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August E-Newsletter 2017.
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is asking local organisations to get involved in work to understand the impact the loss of EU funding will have on the Humber and help make the case for the funding to be replaced.
The research, which was announced at the LEP’s AGM this morning, will look at how EU structural funds have been used in the past, the pros and cons of the funding’s objectives and rules, and lessons learned.
The results will be used
A major route through Hull is set to receive an upgrade after £7.5m funding was allocated by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
LEP Chair Lord Haskins announced at the partnership’s AGM this morning that the LEP had decided to allocate the funding to Hull City Council’s proposal for the Stoneferry Road corridor in order to support continued economic growth.
The funding, from the Local Growth Fund, will support the development and delivery of an integrated transport scheme for Stoneferry Road that
The Chair of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has paid tribute to the “strong and deepening partnership between businesses, local authorities and education” around the Humber Estuary, describing it as a “competitive strength for our region” as the organisation publishes its annual report.
Lord Haskins said there is a “renewed level of confidence and optimism in the Humber”, with new figures showing the impact investment through the LEP has had to date. As the Government develops a new Industrial Strategy,
Projects and programmes invested in by the Humber LEP and delivered by partners are on track to add £1.42bn to the Humber economy by the end of 2019/20 – a return of £5 GVA benefit for every £1 invested.
As part of this 12,050 gross FTE jobs will be created, 600 safeguarded and 62,228 properties will have reduced flood risk.
An impact assessment which forms part of the LEP’s Annual Review 2015/16 – launched on Friday 10 June – shows investments to