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Humber LEP e-news 6.6.16

Just two Fridays before the Brexit vote, as part of Humber Business Week 2016, more than 300 representatives from businesses and organisations in the Humber listened to speakers and debated as part of panel discussions how the Humber should define its role in the Northern Powerhouse.

Businesses want ‘one voice’, a plan with a strong vision that builds on the Humber’s strengths outlining our proposition in the north, and to agree a ‘list of asks’ to help make it happen.

News

LEP vows to build on momentum from Humber Summit

We need ‘one voice’, a plan with a strong vision that builds on the Humber’s strengths outlining our proposition in the north and a ‘list of asks’ to help make it happen was the resounding message from the Humber Northern Powerhouse Business Summit.

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Investments on track to add £1.42bn to Humber economy by end of Parliament

Projects and programmes invested in by the Humber LEP and delivered by partners are on track to add £1.42bn to the Humber economy by the end of 2019/20 – a return of £5 GVA benefit for every £1 invested.

As part of this 12,050 gross FTE jobs will be created, 600 safeguarded and 62,228 properties will have reduced flood risk.

An impact assessment which forms part of the LEP’s Annual Review 2015/16 – launched on Friday 10 June – shows investments to

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Events

Venturefest Yorkshire Roadshow: Hull

Businesses or individuals in the region looking for support to develop their innovative ideas, or to get investment to grow their idea can take part in the Venturefest Yorkshire Roadshow.

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WindEnergy Hamburg - Humber Renewables and Green Port Hull exhibition opportunity

Humber businesses can take part take part in this year’s Wind Energy Hamburg exhibition as part of the Humber Renewables/ Green Port Hull stand in Hamburg between 27-30 September 2016.

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Next meetings - diary dates

Humber LEP Board July 8
Employment and Skills Board July 21
Investment and Regulation Board July 22