A ground-breaking pilot project is providing North East schools, employers, further education, higher education and training providers with live data on young people’s career aspirations and understanding of the different options open to them when they leave school. In the first project of its kind, a new digital tool developed by the North East Local […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP) Strategy and Policy Director, Richard Baker, has commented on today’s regional labour market statistics, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). “Today’s figures show that our economy remains fragile, despite a small amount of economic improvement since April. There has been a large increase in […]
The work being delivered by North East universities is supporting new and existing businesses to innovate and grow, and shaping and supporting a more sustainable and inclusive economy.
Matt Joyce, Regional Lead: North East Ambition at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), talks about the support available for young people who have had to make decisions about their futures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this year, the country went into lockdown just as many young people were beginning to make important decisions […]
The North East England Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are at the forefront of developing a Trade and Export Strategy for the region. A funding boost from the Department for International Trade will enable us, and our partners, to ensure the voice of the North East is heard as […]
The North East LEP is seeking an experienced and qualified Analyst to join its Skills team. The deadline for applications is Sunday 18 October.
An ambitious programme to establish and raise the standard of careers education in primary schools has made significant progress after just one year. The Career Benchmarks Primary Pilot is a ground-breaking new project, which will raise the aspirations and broaden the horizons of North East primary school pupils. An independent audit commissioned by the North […]
Arrow: Supporting Innovation in the North East, accelerates the North East’s economic impact by pairing Newcastle University’s research, knowledge and innovations with the needs of local SMEs.
Last week saw the launch of the London Tech Week and UK Tech Cluster Group’s 12 Clusters of Tech series. Running monthly for the next year the reports each shine a light on a different region and showcase some of the UK’s most exciting and innovative tech businesses – and brilliantly, the series opened with […]
A new fund is being launched by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) to support voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) projects in the wake of COVID-19. A report published in May this year by Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE) showed that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on […]
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