The Hull and East Yorkshire LEP works closely with its two Local Authority partners East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council.  to  promote and develop the natural economic area surrounding the location. Working together with other stakeholders to help attract new investment; generate growth from existing businesses.

The region is home to the UK’s Largest Enterprise Zone. Businesses that locate in the Enterprise Zone will be entitled to a business rate discount or enhanced capital allowances for investment in plant and machinery. Green Port Hull, a collaboration between Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Associated British Ports to promote investment and development of the renewable energy sector in the  region and to support investors and their supply chains to secure long-term economic growth for the area.

The Hull and East Yorkshire LEP can Provide advice and support for businesses wishing to locate and invest in the region. You can contact the HEY LEP Inward Investment team on 01482 485256 or email

The UK Advisory Network (UKAN) Provides a listing of UK businesses that can provide professional support for foreign investors setting up in the UK. Down load the PDF guide here Investor Support Directory of UK . There is also UKTI guidance for overseas Entrepreneurs setting up in the UK. 

The UK Investment Support Directory is a collection of companies that have skills and experience in helping overseas businesses establish or expand in the UK. You can search the directory to find the right specialist to meet your needs.

The region is part of the The Northern Powerhouse,which is now recognised across the world as home to billions of pounds worth of exciting opportunities for international investors. Download the Northern Powerhouse Investment Opportunities guide. Read the UK governments guidance for overseas businesses setting up in the UK.

Below you will find a selection of regional and national organisations that will be able to offer free help and support. Click on “Browse all resources” to see the full list of support organisations.

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