Local Enterprise Partnership – Procedures

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Local Enterprise Partnership – Procedures
05.12.2019

The Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Sheffield City Region. The LEP has a key advisory role and works closely with the Mayoral Combined Authority to make strategic, policy and financial decisions. The LEP Assurance Framework Our Assurance Framework explains what activities and decisions the LEP, Mayor, Combined […]

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Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership to recruit new board members to forge economic growth
29.01.2020

Are you a dynamic, bold and motivated individual with a passion for enterprise and economic growth? If so, we want to hear from you. The Sheffield City Region (SCR) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has begun recruitment for new board members who can help continue the growth of our region. We’re looking for new members who […]

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Mayor presses Government on gaps in Covid-19 support for South Yorkshire’s small businesses
09.04.2020

Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis MP has called on the Government to provide support for businesses who currently fall between the gaps of their rescue packages in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Mayor Jarvis has written to Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, urging the Government to ensure that […]

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Top marks for inaugural Hallam Festival of Education
17.06.2019

The first ever Hallam Festival of Education – attended by more than 1,000 people from the education sector over two days – has been hailed a huge success Festival-goes (aged from nine to 91) arrived in Sheffield for the two-day event (14-15 June), sponsored by Tes, which combined a festival-style atmosphere and venues with activities, […]

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Nigel Brewster appointed to Vice-Chair role for second term
08.05.2019

Nigel Brewster, of the Brewster Partners Recruitment Group, has been appointed vice-chair of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for a second term. In his role, Nigel will be working closely with James Muir, who took up the role of LEP Chair earlier this year. LEP Board members shape the economic strategy for […]

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High Fliers of the future reveal new look at Doncaster Sheffield Airport
02.05.2019

Pupils from Hayfield Primary School and St Alban’s Primary school took part in a special careers event at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) today (2 May 2019).  The visit saw the Airport launch the next cohort of its Bright Futures school engagement programme which aims to inspire more children and of greater diversity to consider careers […]

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Mayor champions city region’s culture at first ever region-wide meeting of culture organisations
30.11.2018

Championing arts and culture in the Sheffield City Region was the focus of an event hosted by Mayor Dan Jarvis yesterday (Thursday 29 November). Experts in areas including music, heritage and tourism gathered at Barnsley’s Digital Media Centre to discuss how they can work together to inspire the next generation of artists, attract visitors and grow the […]

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New Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board Member announced
20.09.2018

The Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has today announced the final private sector board member appointed in the latest round of recruitment. Philippa Sanderson is the Head of South Yorkshire region for KPMG. She trained as a chartered accountant and later qualified as a chartered tax adviser. She has over 20 years’ experience […]

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Six new appointees to bring fresh ideas, energy and skills to the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board
24.08.2018

The Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership today announced the appointment of six new private sector Board members to continue the drive for further economic growth in the region. Since its creation in 2010 the Local Enterprise Partnership, which invests in infrastructure, transport, skills and business growth projects, has been central to growth in the […]

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