By Simon Bird, Director, ABP Humber and Humber LEP Board member:
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has recently produced a Prospectus for an Industrial Strategy for the region which seeks to grow the economy of the area by playing to the strengths of the Humber Estuary. Focussing on energy, skills and the ports and logistics sector, the strategy is a masterclass in the co-creation of economic strategy between the public sector and the private businesses that drive growth and lead
Last week saw the 2019 Annual Business Summit taking place, with leaders from the Humber LEP and the business community come together to assess the past 12 months – while looking forward towards future development in the Humber.
Over 200 delegates from across all sectors – from local government, business, education and skills – attended the event at the Forest Pines Hotel near Scunthorpe.
Not only did we release our Annual Review, we also unveiled our Industrial Strategy proposals and prospectus –
By Chair of the Humber LEP, Lord Haskins
Humber Business Week always provides a key opportunity to recognise the capabilities of our region, the strong relationships between our communities and the Humber’s many strengths. It is a time we also use to assess the challenges that lie ahead and explore what more we can achieve together.
One such event is our Annual Business Summit, held yesterday at Forest Pines Hotel – just a few miles away from British Steel’s flagship Scunthorpe plant.
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is today (5 June) launching ambitious plans to step up the region’s economic transformation at its Annual Business Summit.
The LEP is seeking to agree an industrial strategy with Ministers, setting out joint commitments between Government and local leaders to develop the Humber economy. The LEP has been tasked with developing the plan on behalf of the region.
Today the LEP published a prospectus for the industrial strategy, signalling that it is ready to start formal
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed today’s announcement of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which also highlights the Humber as a flagship region in the sector which others can learn from.
Our Chair, Lord Haskins joins fellow LEP Chairs outside 10 Downing Street in London.
The Prime Minister met with the leaders of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) today to celebrate their achievements to date and to map out key areas for cooperation under the UK’s Modern Industrial Strategy.
This marks the first meeting of the Prime Minister’s Council of LEP Chairs, made up of business leaders representing the 38 Partnerships.
Talks focussed on where LEPs carry maximum impact: delivering the objectives
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) this morning launched its Blueprint for a Humber Industrial Strategy at a major Business Week event attended by leaders from business, councils and education.
The document kicks off the region’s bid to build on the progress it has made as the Energy Estuary over recent years, as it seeks to attract new investment in low carbon industries and support existing industries to reduce their emissions and become more efficient.
“Clean growth” is one of the four
Please see below for the Humber Energy Intensive Industries Cluster report and Humber Cooling Opportunities report 2018.
Humber EII Cluster Study – Final Report
Humber Cooling Report Final