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Humber organisations join forces to support businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak

March 23, 2020

The Humber LEP, the four Humber Local Authorities and membership and business support organisations from across the Humber have joined forces to co-ordinate the local response to the economic impact of the coronavirus.

A new region-wide economic resilience group is now meeting weekly to pool information on the issues affecting businesses, share resources and ensure businesses can access support.

The Humber LEP is providing daily briefings on local and national support initiatives so that all organisations talking to Humber businesses have access

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Humber LEP Chair’s Response to Today’s Budget Announcements

March 11, 2020

 

The Humber LEP Chair, Lord Haskins, has today reacted to the new measures announced in the Chancellor’s 2020-21 budget.

Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber LEP, said: “The Chancellor made a number of big spending commitments and stressed the importance of “levelling up”, so we need to be proactive in making sure the Humber benefits from these. With so many of the big allocations earmarked for elected mayors, it underlines the need for this region to get the devolution

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