The Humber LEP works closely with its four Local Authority partners North East Lincolnshire council, North Lincolnshire Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council. to promote and develop the natural economic area surrounding the Humber estuary. Working together with other stakeholders to help attract new investment; generate growth from existing businesses, inspire further investment in the Humber area. The priority is to create growth and jobs, also contributing to a wider private sector renaissance in the Humber.
The Humber 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 Humber region and to support investors and their supply chains to secure long-term economic growth for the area.
The Humber LEP can Provide advice and support for businesses wishing to locate and invest in the Humber region. You can contact the Humber LEP Inward Investment team on 01482 485256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Humber 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.
Downlaod the Humber LEP Industrial Strategy Prospectus (PDF)
Below you will find a selection of both Humber 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.Browse All Resources
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, the #GrowMySME Programme provides intensive and tailored support to Small & Medium sized businesses (SMEs) looking to overcome growth barriers. Offering 1:1 advice, workshops & masterclasses, grant funding, and ScaleUp & Supply Chain Support; engaging with #GrowMySME will be one of the best things you’ll do for your business.
We understand that small and medium businesses can often face barriers when it comes to finance, but we are here to help you overcome those barriers and achieve your growth potential. From accessing grant funding, to getting to grips with basic accounts and forecasting, to developing financial strategies and accessing financial management information systems, Finance for Growth has got you and your business covered.
Growing Hull and East Yorkshire is a £1.5m business investment scheme aiming to provide capital grants to SME businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire to support and incentivise business growth, investment and job creation. Grants of between £5,000 and £250,000 are offered.