Our vision is to make York, North Yorkshire and East Riding the place in England to grow a small business, combining a quality business location with a great quality of life.

To do this we will:

Create 20,000 new jobs
Connect every student to business
Deliver £3 billion growth
Double house building


  • LEP area more than half way to meeting its target of 20,000 jobs by 2020

    07 October

    The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP welcomed figures last week that show private sector employment accounted for 17,200 more people in 2014 than in the previous year.

  • Grants available to boost North Yorkshire and the East Riding’s tourism economy

    30 September

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Resources & Numbers

  • £21.7 billion

    ↑ 3.0% Size of the economy (2013 GVA)
  • 513,600 ↑12,400 employment (2014)

  • 6,505 ↓157 JSA Claimants (August 2015)

  • 51,365 ↑6.6% Number of businesses (2015)