Helen Simpson OBE joins as LEP Chair

Protecting jobs, creating opportunities for new employment and upskilling workforces are all among key priorities for our new Chair. Helen Simpson OBE takes the helm of the organisation, joining at a “pivotal time” for the region.

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A host of new board members bringing valuable business insight

Alongside the appointment of Helen Simpson as LEP Chair, we welcome a host of new board members who bring with them valuable business insight, a drive for innovation and a passion to ensure that our region has a strong story to capture every opportunity for UK Government and private sector investment.

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How doughnut economics can help build thriving places

View our webinar with internationally- acclaimed economist and author Kate Raworth looking at how doughnut economics can help cities and regions thrive in a circular economy.

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£1m project aimed to boost women in the workforce

We have worked with partners The Opportunity Centre, part of Aspire-igen Group, Yorkshire In Business and Beyond 2030 to create a new support programme designed to boost women in the workforce and enable women to prosper in York & North Yorkshire.

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We’re open and ready to help with free business support

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we are doing our best to keep businesses up to date with the latest advice and support. Our Growth Hub remains open and active – through telephone and digital support.

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A Plan to Reshape our Economy

We have worked with all Local Authorities and partner organisations region-wide to develop a plan to reshape the region’s economy in order to address the challenges and opportunities arising from the pandemic.

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As a public-private sector partnership, the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership acts as a bridge between businesses and the public sector in York & North Yorkshire. We set the strategic direction for government investment, seeking to drive good growth and a greener, fairer and stronger economy for all.

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