Aviation businesses from across the South convened at an event held by the Catalyst South group of LEPs to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and airport towns in the region, with business leaders calling on Government for a shift in policy.
Hertfordshire is placing skills at the heart of its bounce back from COVID-19 by levelling up the workforce’s expertise to match business needs.
Hertfordshire LEP awarded the prize to The Priory School after hundreds of its students registered on the Hertfordshire Opportunities Portal (HOP) as part of a competition.
The vision for the new campus was developed in partnership with Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, UK Government, Stevenage Borough Council and Hertfordshire LEP, and aims to unlock up to £400m of new private investment and create up to 5,000 new highly-skilled jobs over next decade.
The LEP's Enterprise and Innovation Strategy 2021-2025 sets out ambitions for economic recovery. It draws on the county’s strengths and focuses on small businesses to propose initiatives under five key pillars.
After the success of the pilot in 2020, the Peer Networks programme, which is designed to help SMEs to grow and position themselves for future success, has been renewed for a second year running.