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

01/03/2021

Solent LEP and Speakers for Schools launch new initiative to help employers in the region build their future Talent Pipeline

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and its Careers Hub are working together with Speakers for Schools to deliver Talent Pipeline, a new virtual work experience programme for employers and students in the Solent.
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01/03/2021

New Forest Leader joins Solent LEP Board

Councillor Barry Rickman, Leader of New Forest District Council, has joined the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Board. Barry brings a wealth of local government experience to the LEP Board and has also run a photography business in the New Forest for 40 years.
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17/02/2021

Venturefest South and Solent LEP call for southern pioneers to join forces this March

An exciting partnership between Venturefest South, Solent LEP, Innovate UK and KTN, with a brand new innovation event on 8-9 March 2021. Tickets are free and the event is open to everyone
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Events & Meetings

04/03/2021

Future Minds: Introduction To Virtual Work Experience

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08/03/2021

Innovate Local - South East

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09/03/2021

Department for International Trade: Next Step Growth - How to Raise Trade Finance for SMEs

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12/03/2021

South East England Parliamentary Export Programme

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12/03/2021

Routes to Market - How to navigate in the Post-EU Landscape

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Publications

19/02/2021

Assurance Framework

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02/03/2020

Annual Report 2019

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30/04/2020

Solent LEP Delivery Plan 2020-21

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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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25/06/2020

Executive Summary for the Local Skills and Labour Market Analysis June 2020

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09/01/2020

The economic contribution of the Maritime Sector in the Solent LEP

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