UK Biosecurity and innovation boosted with new government funding award.

6th November 2023

Defra and UK Research & Innovation open new fund to improve UK Biosecurity and tackle the threat of regulated plant pests and diseases.

UK technical capability to protect plant health and biosecurity in the UK is set to be boosted from today (6 November) with new research grant funding available for businesses working in technological innovation and the UK horticultural, forestry, agricultural growers, importers and plants and plant products export sectors.

From today, businesses can apply for a share of a new

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Adam Corbally Youth Enterprise Challenge

26th October 2023

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week in 2023, we are running the Adam Corbally Enterprise Challenge It is a great opportunity for young people to gain support for their enterprising idea, so please bring it to the attention of young people that you know in Ryedale, Hull, East Riding and Scarborough this year it has two age sections, and each entrant must produce a two minute or less video pitch and send to Adam direct.

Please check out the Post 16

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Women’s International Networking (WIN) programme launch

26th October 2023

The Women’s International Networking(WIN) programme aims to change thelandscape for women in business, offering astructured and supportive environment forwomen to grow their businesses and achievetheir potential.Express your interest to join the NorthernPowerhouse 2023/24 cohort

Participate in an insightful agenda ofactivities designed to build the confidenceand skills of female leaders.» Join an overseas trade mission to putthose capabilities into practice and explorepotential opportunities for yourbusiness.» Gain increased clarity in terms of businessdirection and strategic tips to achievepersonal and business goals.» Build

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The Student Voice launched following pilot success

20th October 2023

Following a successful pilot programme, Hull & East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) is delighted to announce the launch of The Student Voice for 2023/24.

The Student Voice was commissioned by HEY LEP in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) and Hull and East Yorkshire Careers Hub, being delivered by Different Resonance.

A first-of-its-kind programme for Hull and East Yorkshire, the pilot programme during 2022/23 focused on capturing students’ views about careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) within

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The UK Space Agency is Unlocking Space for Business

18th October 2023

The UK Space Agency has launched a new programme to help businesses unlock the benefits of satellite data and services.

Global satellite services currently support activity that contributes £370 billion to the UK economy, which is around 17.7% of our GDP. As the cost of accessing space continues to fall and the pace of innovation increases, a greater number of businesses now have the opportunity to harness the advantages offered by satellites through enhanced imagery, connectivity and navigation capabilities.  

Unlocking Space for

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Inflation bites as Humber firms feel pressure, quarterly survey reveals

12th October 2023

MOST of the key economic indicators took a tumble in Quarter 3 according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey research

The fieldwork for the Quarter 3 survey was conducted before the Bank of England decided to hold interest rates in a split decision by the Monetary Policy Committee, with the Governor of the Bank,

The cautious tone struck by Humber businesses in Quarter 2, followed by a further interest rate rise, has had a visible impact on business confidence among

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New life for city centre office building thanks to funding boost

9th October 2023

HEY LEP chair James Newman OBE with Allenby Commercial managing director Andrew Allenby and contracts director Paul Swallow.

A vacant and dilapidated Hull city centre building will soon benefit from ‘Grade A’ managed office space thanks to significant funding from Hull City Council and Hull & East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP).

A contribution of £1.5m has been granted to Venture Business Space, part of Allenby Commercial, towards its £6.5m project to create the office space at Monocle, formerly known

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Employment and skills issues the focus of next Manufacturers Network meeting

5th October 2023

Businesses in Hull and the East Riding with employment and skills issues are welcome to attend next week’s Hull & East Yorkshire Manufacturers Network.

This month’s event, organised by Hull & East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP), will support those who have expressed an interest in tackling employment and skills issues that they have faced.

It will look at these issues across the region in detail and will have three key objectives:

1) To raise awareness of the current funding and support

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VIP – Meet the Cornerstones Employers a success

3rd October 2023

Hull & East Yorkshire’s Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) hosted a successful VIP – Meet the Cornerstones Employers event in Hull’s iconic Guildhall last week.

Wednesday 27 September saw a host of employers, business leads and careers leaders from school and colleges in Hull and East Yorkshire come together for a networking session.

Organised by HEY LEP’s Careers Hub, 10 Cornerstone businesses and partner employers showcased an array of employment opportunities for young people post-education.

These employers also work with the Careers Hub

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The HEY LEP has a Hull & East Yorkshire Manufacturers Network – Employment & Skills Event on 12th October.

2nd October 2023

It is at

Aura Innovation CentreMeadow Road Kingston upon Hull HU13 0GD.

Join other manufacturing and engineering businesses this October as the Hull & East Yorkshire Manufacturers Network takes a look at some of the employment and skills issues facing the sector.

Network members have expressed a strong interest in tackling employment and skills issues that they face with the support of the Network. This event has therefore been developed to help look at these employment & skills issues in more

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