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

21/12/2020

Brexit support for Solent Businesses

We launch a new support service to help small and medium enterprises (SME's) through the Brexit transition.
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18/12/2020

Delivering ‘Get on Track’ for young people struggling to progress in education or careers due to Covid-19

We are working in partnership with the Education Development Trust to provide additional support for 16 to 18 year olds who have not been able to progress into employment, apprenticeships, further or higher education since leaving school or college in 2020 due to Covid-19.
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25/11/2020

LEP contributes £8 million to Port of Southampton new cruise terminal

Associated British Ports is to open a new next-generation-ready and open access cruise terminal for the 2021 cruise season in Southampton.
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Events & Meetings

19/01/2021

Department for International Trade - Using Social Media to Find New Clients

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21/01/2021

Introduction To Virtual Work Experience - Building The Talent Pipeline

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22/01/2021

Freeports & Free Zones; Sponsored by BDB Pitmans

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26/01/2021

Department for International Trade: Harness the Power of e-Commerce to Win International Business

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02/02/2021

Department for International Trade: Boost Your Online Reach with Website Optimisation

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Publications

19/02/2020

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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