YOUR LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP

We provide a single point of access to a variety of funding and support options for businesses in the Solent area. This work is underpinned by our Solent Economic Recovery Plan. Set up to tackle the economic shock of Covid-19, it’s a long-term action plan that aims to help local businesses get back on their feet and build resilience through a three-stage approach: survival, stability and growth. The ongoing support shaped by the plan has been divided into the four areas below. Find out what support you could get.

News

01/04/2021

Skills Action Plan and Local Skills Report for the Solent published

Skills development plays a critical role in providing the opportunities needed for the region’s residents, workforce and businesses to remain competitive and grow, according to our Skills Advisory Panel (SAP), which has published its Solent Skills Action Plan and Local Skills Report.
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24/03/2021

Support for Southampton Airport Planning Application for a Runway Extension

We write this open letter in support of the planning application by Southampton Airport for a short extension to the existing runway which will be considered by the Eastleigh Local Area Committee on Thursday 25th March 2021.
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18/03/2021

Solent Growth Fund generates £840m for the Solent economy by 2030

£182.9m secured through the Local Growth Deal since 2015 / Initial £90m of our funds unlocked £140m of additional public and private match-funding at 18 projects across the region / Around £700m of economic output to be added in the next 10 years through job creation alone
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Events & Meetings

29/04/2021

Decarbonising Ports: The Route to Net Zero

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29/04/2021

Business Support Investment Panel (2)

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29/04/2021

Creating A Winning CV Workshop (3)

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12/05/2021

Business Innovation South Speaker Sessions

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20/05/2021

Careers and Apprenticeship Show 2021

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Publications

19/02/2021

Assurance Framework

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17/03/2021

Annual Report 2020

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18/03/2021

Local Growth Deal Impact Assessment executive summary

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30/04/2020

Solent LEP Delivery Plan 2020-21

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31/03/2021

Solent LEP Skills Action Plan and Local Skills Report Final

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31/03/2021

Solent LEP Skills Action Plan And Local Skills Report ANNEXES Final

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25/09/2020

Solent Economic Recovery Plan

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26/06/2020

Solent LEP Skills and Local Labour Market Report June 2020

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