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How can business make a commercial success of Brexit?
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12th Nov, 2018

How can business make a commercial success of Brexit?

The North East Growth Hub has just produced a Brexit toolkit for business. Here, Colin Bell, Business Growth Director at the North East LEP, sets out ...

Author: Colin Bell, Business Growth Director, North East LEP.
Colin Bell
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Could your behaviour be breaking competition law?

22nd Oct, 2018

Could your behaviour be breaking competition law?

This week marks the start of a 'Stop Cartels' campaign by the Competition & Markets Authority. Here, their Director of Investigations & Intelligence, ...

Author: David Harper, Director of Investigations & Intelligence, Competition & Markets Authority
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Ambitious women are conducive to success says Dr Ann Limb

3rd Oct, 2018

Ambitious women are conducive to success says Dr Ann Limb

Dr Ann Limb CBE DL is Chair of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership, and an educationalist, business leader and social entrepreneur...

Author: Dr Ann Limb CBE DL, Chair, South East Midlands LEP
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5G technology will have "profound" impact on productivity

2nd Oct, 2018

5G technology will have "profound" impact on productivity

Mark Stansfeld is Chair of Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP), a Non-Executive Director, Digital Technology Specialist, and 5G lead fo...

Author: Mark Stensfeld, Chair, Worcestershire LEP and 5G Lead for the Midlands Engine
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We need to see many more women in our boardrooms

1st Oct, 2018

We need to see many more women in our boardrooms

Christine Gaskell MBE DL is Chair of Cheshire & Warrington LEP, She has spent most of her career in the motor industry and from 1995 until 2012 she wa...

Author: Christine Gaskell MBE DL, Chair of Cheshire & Warrington LEP,
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Without greater female representation on boards, we are losing out

28th Sep, 2018

Without greater female representation on boards, we are losing out

Dr Philippa Roles is a non-executive director of Thames Valley Berkshire LEP and a Partner at Field Seymour Parkes LLP. Dr Roles joined the LEP Networ...

Author: Dr Philippa Roles, non-executive director of Thames Valley Berkshire LEP & Partner at Field Seymour Parkes LLP
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How CPRE and LEPs can together do more for England's countryside

13th Jul, 2018

How CPRE and LEPs can together do more for England's countryside

As a charity, CPRE wants to see the best use made of England’s land resources in order to safeguard the countryside that we have. We can help LEPs inc...

Author: Paul Miner, Head of Devolution & Strategic Plans at the Campaign to Protect Rural England
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Championing the Great South West

12th Jul, 2018

Championing the Great South West

The South West has economic development ambitions and potential to rival the Northern Powerhouse, says Dorset LEP chair Jim Stewart.

Author: Jim Stewart, Chair, Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership
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Oxford Cambridge Corridor can underpin UK economic performance

29th Jun, 2018

Oxford Cambridge Corridor can underpin UK economic performance

Earlier this week, Bidwells published a research paper entitled ‘Branding the CAMKOX Arc’. In it, they outlined how the Oxford-Cambridge Corridor must...

Author: Nigel Tipple, CEO, Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
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Tackling the Grand Challenge of an ageing society

19th Jun, 2018

Tackling the Grand Challenge of an ageing society

Michelle Rainbow, the North East LEP’s skills for business manager, discusses the role of the North East LEP in helping deliver the government’s ‘Full...

Author: Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director, North East LEP