• A brighter future for young people and our economy

    20.08.2014 By Joanne Roney OBE – Chief Executive of Wakefield Council and member of the LEP’s Employment and Skills Panel As students across Leeds City Region receive their exam results, many young people will be pondering their future and which route will give them the best h...
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  • Union Insurance calls up job creation in Wakefield

    19.08.2014 A business that offers insurance protection to trade union members is set to create more than 100 jobs after investing £1.4m to launch its first operation outside London.   With support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s Business Growth Pro...
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  • Record fall in youth unemployment in Leeds City Region

    13.8.14 The number of young people claiming Job Seekers Allowance has fallen faster in Leeds City Region than across the UK as a whole, according to new government figures. There are now 41% fewer 18-24 year olds claiming Job Seekers Allowance in the City Region than in April 2013 &n...
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  • Responding to the publication of the One North report


  • LEP springs into action with grant for Harrogate Water Brands


  • £1bn Deal to secure transformational growth for the Leeds City Region


  • New loan funding to enable business growth


  • Billion pound Deal for Leeds City Region