HEY LEP opens consultation on ambitious five-year strategy for the region’s economy

HEY LEP opens consultation on ambitious five-year strategy for the region’s economy

The newly formed Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) has unveiled its first-ever strategy for the region – the Economic Growth and Workforce Wellbeing Strategy – outlining a clear mission and vision for the economic future of the region up to the end of 2026. The strategy sets out four key priorities the LEP believes will provide the drivers for growth and will ensure...

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HullBID promises five more years of positive support for businesses after ballot success

HullBID promises five more years of positive support for businesses after ballot success

HullBID will continue its work for another five years after securing an emphatic win in its latest renewal ballot. The BID, which was set up in 2006, gained 81 per cent of votes cast in the ballot of member businesses in Hull city centre. The ballot also returned a majority of nearly 87 per cent in terms of the rateable value of business premises that took part in the vote. HullBID’s renewal...

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Fast-track your way to start-up success with new HEY Growth Hub programme

Fast-track your way to start-up success with new HEY Growth Hub programme

The Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s HEY Growth Hub is launching a Start-Up Fast Track programme aimed at helping individuals to discover what is involved in starting and running a business. As part of its HEY Start-Ups programme, this project will start on October 8, and participants will have the opportunity to explore the key steps involved in starting and growing a new...

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Specialist tech company appoints new CEO with an eye on business growth

Specialist tech company appoints new CEO with an eye on business growth

Sewell Estates has announced Claire Harrison as the new CEO of Parallel Data Intelligence.   Sewell Estates invested in Parallel alongside its public sector partner Community Health Partnerships in November 2020, after using its mapping tool on behalf of NHS and local authority customers.   Parallel supports public sector clients across England to make decisions about their services, estates and...

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Peer networks: business boost for Hull and East Yorkshire companies

Peer networks: business boost for Hull and East Yorkshire companies

In the latest fightback against the impact of coronavirus on business, the Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) is delivering its second series of Peer Network groups, aimed at helping SMEs tackle problems, identify opportunities and grow. Peer Networks is a free national initiative, created by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), managed...

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