Finance Yorkshire’s successful investment fund has been extended following an injection of fresh capital from two of the region’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Funding totalling £5m has been allocated to Finance Yorkshire by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP and Sheffield City Region LEP, supported by their respective combined authorities.
Finance Yorkshire has secured £10 million from Round 6 of the Regional Growth Fund to invest in businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber. Chief executive Alex McWhirter said: “This is excellent news and a tremendous boost for Yorkshire and the Humber. The grant will allow Finance Yorkshire to continue its vital
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is launching a regional wide business survey, to obtain feedback on business travel trends in order to gage future route opportunities for travellers within the Sheffield City Region. The results of the business survey will play a major part in the vision, strategy and business plan
Plans to develop more than £8million-worth of flood defences in the Lower Don Valley of Sheffield have gained further support. James Newman, chairman of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, believes it is important for businesses in the economically important area of the city to back the scheme. Proposals have been