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Humber LEP recruiting new chair

30 October 2019, 16:41

Following the announcement of Lord Haskins stepping down as Chair of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) after eight years in the post, the LEP is now seeking to appoint his successor.

Under the leadership of Lord Haskins, significant progress has been made in stimulating significant growth in the Humber economy. Substantial investment has been attracted into the region and more jobs have been created.

Healthy workforce, healthy business – sign up to the Healthy Workplace Awards Scheme

28 October 2019, 15:50

North Lincolnshire Healthy Workplace Awards Scheme has been developed to recognise businesses that value a healthy workforce and commit to creating a healthy culture for their employees.

Taking an interest in your employees’ health and wellbeing has important economic advantages for your business. Creating a happy and healthier workforce, improves productivity, reduces sickness absence and enhances staff morale and loyalty.

Grants for growth available

28 October 2019, 15:47

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP) has allocated funding to support businesses to grow.

Growth Lincolnshire – Business Growth and Digital Growth Grants are available for businesses with funding ranging from £1,000 to £10,000 and can contribute between 40 per cent and 50 per cent of your overall costs.

Free trade zone to be discussed at next North Lincolnshire Ambassador Programme event

25 October 2019, 12:25

A breakfast meeting is taking place on 14 November to bring businesses together to discuss creating a free trade zone in North Lincolnshire.

The event, taking place at San Pietro in Scunthorpe, will look to bring together businesses leaders to help direct the region’s policy on what and where a free trade zone would be once the UK leaves the European Union.

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Barton kitchen-maker to create 1,200 jobs

25 October 2019, 12:19

The UK’s largest kitchen manufacturer and retailer based in Barton upon Humber is expanding its headquarters – creating up to 1,200 jobs.

Wren Kitchens is expanding its site – known as The Nest – off Barrow Road in the town. The £120m scheme would almost double the size of the site.

Businesses invited to attend The Waterline Summit

25 October 2019, 12:13

Every business has a role to play in creating a sustainable future for the Humber region and is encouraged to attend this free event.

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Inaugural Ambassador’s Gala Dinner raises almost £12,000 for hospice charity

17 October 2019, 12:38

Attendees at the first ever North Lincolnshire Ambassador’s charity gala dinner helped raised almost £12,000 for Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

The event, organised by the North Lincolnshire Ambassador Programme, was designed to bring together business leaders to celebrate their collective successes and to raise money for the charity – which is the Mayor of North Lincolnshire Cllr Jonathan Evison’s Charity of the Year.

The LEP Board is Looking for New Leaders

17 October 2019, 11:41

Could you share your business experience and expertise and help to shape the future of the Greater Lincolnshire economy?

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership is looking for experts and leaders as it fills vacancies on its Board of Directors and creates a new Energy Council to promote energy transformation in Greater Lincolnshire.

The vacancies on the Board of Directors would suit dynamic and experienced business leaders who live or work in Greater Lincolnshire, particularly those with expertise in manufacturing, energy, defence or finance.

Council grant helps North Lincolnshire business grow

10 October 2019, 15:32

ID card and badge supplier, Infocus ID have relocated to a new premises thanks to a £64,424 grant through North Lincolnshire Council’s LEADER programme.

Infocus had been operating from their previous base on Midland Road in Scunthorpe for around five years and needed extra space to expand the business. This LEADER grant has helped them refurbish and move into a vacant unit in Broughton, just outside Scunthorpe.

Funding available to help North Lincolnshire businesses grow

27 September 2019, 12:34

Businesses in North Lincolnshire can apply for a share of the £8m Growing the Humber funding to further develop their businesses.