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 six areas below. Find out what support you could get.

News

01/07/2022

Solent LEP unveils exciting plans for the region's future

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has revealed ambitious plans to set the region on a path of green recovery, improve career opportunities and ensure the Solent's communities thrive, with the publication of its Delivery Plan for the next year.
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22/06/2022

Maritime UK Solent highlights marine careers to Solent's young people at Seawork Exhibition

Maritime UK Solent is supporting Seawork’s first ever Careers Day on Thursday 23rd June 2022, encouraging local further education learners to come along to meet with businesses and to find out more about careers available in the commercial marine industry.
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21/06/2022

Conference to support Solent businesses facing skills shortages

Businesses from across the Solent region, who are struggling with the challenges around skills shortages, have been invited to attend the Solent People and Skills Conference at the Fareham Innovation Centre on 7 July.
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Events & Meetings

06/07/2022

How to cope with Cyber Security & Data Protection threats in a digital world

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06/07/2022

New Forest Business Support Hour (8)

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07/07/2022

The Solent People & Skills Conference

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08/07/2022

Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange for Civic Good

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08/07/2022

SME Support Sessions (1)

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Publications

15/02/2022

Assurance Framework

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06/04/2022

Annual Report 2021

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30/06/2022

Delivery Plan 2022/2023

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17/02/2022

Solent Skills Action Plan and Local Skills Report 2022

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08/06/2022

Solent 2050 Executive Summary

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08/06/2022

Solent 2050 Strategy full version

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28/01/2022

Solent Skills Action Plan and Local Skills Report Annexes 2022

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12/11/2021

Natural Capital Assessment of the New Forest

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Prosperity Loan and SME Priority Sectors Loan Funds

Loans for large projects, and for SMEs and entrepreneurs, that will support our 2050 vision, ambitions and aspirations of those working and living in the region. Click on this link where you will find a tab for each of the Loans.

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