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

22/07/2021

How the South will lead the future of airport towns: jobs, green growth and diversity in the wake of COVID-19

Business leaders from across the South have called on Government for a clear policy on opening borders and removing the ‘hassle factor’ for those wanting to travel, in a bid to rebuild the economies of the region’s airport towns post-pandemic.
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22/07/2021

Expert help at hand for Solent small businesses to survive and thrive

The Solent LEP Growth Hub is launching a suite of intensive support programmes to help small businesses adapt and prosper in a post Covid and Brexit world.
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20/07/2021

Crowdfund Solent 2021 is ready to help more small businesses

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is expanding the criteria for the 2021 Crowdfund Solent programme to help more micro and small businesses as they continue to face challenges or look for opportunities to grow.
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Events & Meetings

03/08/2021

Strategic Competitive Advantage: How to Win Customers... and Keep Them! by University of Portsmouth

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04/08/2021

College Leavers - CV and Careers Workshop

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12/08/2021

Spotlight on Queensland Virtual Trade Mission

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08/09/2021

Boost Your Online Reach with Website Optimisation (2)

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14/09/2021

Winning and Delivering Business Internationally (6)

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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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16/06/2021

Havant Infrastructure Investment Plan

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28/05/2021

Charting the course to a brighter future: Maritime UK Solent Recovery Plan

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12/05/2021

Solent Economic Recovery Plan

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12/05/2021

Delivery Plan

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