Business Support Service

The Business Support Service brings together the public and private sector partners, led by the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (the LEP), to provide support and guidance for businesses.

Through the Business Support Service, the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) brings together public and private sector partners to promote, coordinate and deliver a wide range of business support based on local needs. 

It provides a single point of access to the often complicated landscape of national and local business support making it easier for businesses in Leeds City Region to access the help and advice they need to thrive and grow.  

If you're a business with the ambition and potential for growth, there's a wealth of support available. Get in touch to find out more about how the LEP can help you to grow your business or develop your workforce

Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Support Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.

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    • 09 February 2022

    National Apprenticeship Week is coming up (7th - 13th February), offering an opportunity to recognise the important role apprentices play in helping businesses grow and their potential to address skills shortages in the UK. There are currently 2100 apprenticeships available in West Yorkshire alone, with 6300 businesses having hosted an apprentice in the 2020/21 academic year.

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    • 14 January 2022

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