New North East COVID-19 Economic Response Group aims to support the local economy, build business resilience and get the region ready for recovery. A North East COVID-19 Economic Response Group has been launched to provide maximum support for businesses in the immediate term and plan for long-term economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. The North […]
Right now is a time of anxiety for many people and business owners due to the impact of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Here at the North East Growth Hub we are geared up to provide as much support as we can – and working hard to do more. Right now, our focus is on […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP’s) Senior Economist, Victoria Sutherland, has commented on today’s regional labour market statistics, released by the Office for National Statistics. The data covers both the North East LEP and Tees Valley LEP areas and covers the period from November 2019 to January 2020. “Employment has increased by […]
Four projects which will support national energy policy goals and boost economic growth in the North East have been awarded funding from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP’s) Energy for Growth Fund. The first four projects to receive Energy for Growth funding are: Hydrogen for Heat, Hexham Hydro, Northumbria University Fabrication (NU-FAB) […]
Andrew Hodgson, Chair of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), today gave his reaction to the Budget delivered by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP. “This was a budget covering both immediate and longer-term economic priorities, with a number of specific announcements set to benefit the North East and support us to […]
North East SMEs are being invited to put forward their solutions to global energy challenges as part of the Energy Innovation Challenge. The North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP’s) Energy Innovation Partnership Manager, David Lynch, explains more. Since I started working for North East LEP in the autumn of last year, I’ve been […]
As well as delivering benefits to mental health and wellbeing, adult education helps to equip people with the skills they need in the workplace. As new technologies bring changes to job roles, North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Skills Director, Michelle Rainbow, takes a look at how adult education provision in our region can keep […]
As part of a two day visit to the North East, HRH The Duke of Kent, met students and teachers from Excelsior Academy at a showcase exhibition in his capacity as Royal Patron of the Edge Foundation.
When Tow Law Community Association in County Durham realised that old mine works in the town had the potential to supply the community with renewable energy, a grant from the Rural Community Energy Fund helped them to fund a feasibility study. Jenny Flynn from the Tow Law Community Association explains more. Tow Law Community Association […]
This National Careers Week at the North East LEP, we’re celebrating some of the ways our schools and colleges are putting a focus on careers guidance to improve opportunities for young people and ensure businesses have access to a skilled and talented workforce for the future.
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