The role of Local Enterprise Partnerships is changing, but how?
A review of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) is underway. The form, functions and geographies are being considered in order for evolved LEPs to best support productivity and growth. Over the past year LEPs have rightly prioritised business support and recovery planning, but there continues to be long-standing inconsistencies of purpose, delivery and services offered across LEPs.
Government policy on LEPs is unclear. LEPs have been noticeably absent from several recent government announcements, includi