Driving economic growth across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

A strategic body, which brings together the public and private sectors to support economic growth in its constituent areas

The facts about the South East LEP and our economy

The SE LEP Growth Deal with Government brings almost £500m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

Business views called for on new Lower Thames Crossing

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SE LEP) is calling on businesses throughout Kent, Essex and East Sussex to give their views on a new Lower Thames Crossing to help persuade Ministers to make the right choice, after Highways England...

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016


Growth Hub launches new business support for Kent and Medway

The new online and helpline service, delivered by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and contracted through Kent County Council, is designed to raise countywide awareness of local and national business support.

Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015


Small Business Saturday welcomed

In what is one of the most important weekends of the year for the region’s independent retailers, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SE LEP) has added its voice in support of Small Business Saturday on 5 December.

Monday, 30 Nov 2015


North Kent Innovation gets in the Zone

The prospect of 9,900 new jobs in Kent and Medway is now much closer after the North Kent Innovation Zone was granted Enterprise Zone status by the Government.

Thursday, 26 Nov 2015



SE LEP Growth Deal

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