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Skills investment can help close productivity gap

14th Aug, 2019

Skills investment can help close productivity gap

In a column for the Yorkshire Post, Roger Marsh OBE, chair of the LEP, argues getting the skills system right is one of the most important and powerfu...

Author: Roger Marsh OBE, Chair, Leeds City Region LEP
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"You are an exceptional group of women leaders"

7th Jun, 2019

"You are an exceptional group of women leaders"

The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for Defence and Minister for Women and Equalities, gave her support to our milestone LEP Women Leaders 2...

Author: Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for Defence & Minister for women and Equalities.
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 “I am passionate about helping women get ahead"

8th Mar, 2019

“I am passionate about helping women get ahead"

For Enterprise M3 Chief Executive Kathy Slack, diversity promotes greater collaboration and subsequently innovation – a process she calls the Enterpri...

Author: Kathy Slack OBE, Chief Executive, Enterprise M3 LEP
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"LEP boards need more women's voices"

8th Mar, 2019

"LEP boards need more women's voices"

Sonia Roberts, the chief executive of Shropshire charity Landau, has been a board member of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership for the past thre...

Author: Sonia Roberts, Board Member, The Marches LEP
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"Full gender equality has not yet been achieved"

8th Mar, 2019

"Full gender equality has not yet been achieved"

Marion Plant has been a board director at the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) for almost three years and here she highl...

Author: Marion Plant, Board Director, Coventry & Warwickshire LEP
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Tackling "the elephant in the room"

8th Mar, 2019

Tackling "the elephant in the room"

Chair of the York, North Yorkshire, and East Riding LEP, David. A. Kerfoot MBE DL, points to "the elephant in the room" and what LEPs can do to get mo...

Author: David. A. Kerfoot MBE DL, Chair, York, North Yorkshire, East Riding LEP
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Why spreading the word on apprenticeships is so vital.

6th Mar, 2019

Why spreading the word on apprenticeships is so vital.

As an Apprenticeship Ambassador at Oxfordshire LEP, Leona Weston goes into schools and colleges to listen to young people's views on apprenticeships a...

Author: Leona Weston, Apprenticeship Ambassador, Oxfordshire LEP
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 "How can I help the next generation reach their potential"?

4th Mar, 2019

"How can I help the next generation reach their potential"?

This week sees the start of National Apprenticeship Week and National Careers Week. Here, Nick Newman, Chief Executive of National Careers Week, gives...

Author: Nick Newman, Founder and Chief Executive of National Careers Week