North East businesses will benefit from the launch of a new multimillion-pound programme aimed at those who wish to diversify, broaden their customer base and unlock new market opportunities. Supply Chain North East will see four key partners joining forces to work with over 800 businesses between 2018-2021 supporting businesses to identify opportunities in new […]
The North East LEP recognises that Brexit is a complex debate and that economic output is only one aspect of it, however the North East LEP has a responsibility to provide information on the economic outcomes in the most balanced and responsible way we can. We were therefore instrumental in forming the North East Brexit […]
Following a successful pilot programme to improve standards of careers education in all North East secondary schools, the North East LEP is expanding its work to focus on primary pupils, helping to broaden their horizons and raise their aspirations. Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director at the North East LEP, explains more. We know that even at […]
Pupils from Norham High School in North Tyneside got on board with learning about different career options as part of the school’s partnership with Go North East. 30 pupils visited the Go North East depot in Gateshead as part of the Education Challenge programme led by the North East LEP, which is designed to bring […]
Representatives from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, all seven local authorities and the region’s business community came together today (13 November) to discuss the future of infrastructure in the UK as part of a visit by the National Infrastructure Commission.
North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Senior Economist Victoria Sutherland gave her reaction to today’s regional labour market statistics. “Today’s statistics show a mixed picture. We are pleased to see that employment in the North East has increased by 11,000 over the last three months. This is particularly encouraging as employment across England as a […]
Regional governance changed today after the Government agreed to form a new Mayoral-led North of the Tyne Combined Authority, under which Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle local authorities have joined forces. The stand-alone organisation will operate separately to the North East Combined Authority, which will continue with the four local authorities south of the Tyne: […]
A Budget 2018 reaction from Helen Golightly, Chief Executive of the North East LEP
Today is a key milestone at the start of our journey to develop an energy strategy for the North East which will support and enable economic growth. The energy sector presents a significant opportunity for the regional economy, to create more and better jobs and enable economic growth. The North East LEP aims to take […]
Year 7 and 8 students at Excelsior Academy in Newcastle upon Tyne have been learning about the future of green and renewable energy thanks to a new partnership between the school and the region's electricity distributor, Northern Powergrid.
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