At a time when our economy needs a certain guarantee of success, it is clear that investing in the South East is an essential starting point for ensuring the success of the Midlands Engine and the Northern Powerhouse.
The South East LEP area provides the gateway to the world. Therefore ensuring that our transport corridors are functioning well should be the bare minimum expectation of everyone with an interest in the vitality of UK plc.
In addition we are working hard with partners, businesses, communities and government to drive productivity and economic growth in the South East LEP area with key strands of activity being Skills provision and business growth support.
Our focus has been to develop a strategy that will secure investment in the South East working with local, regional and national partners to deliver impactful projects that secure a better future for communities in the South East.
Our projects span a number of key economic and place shaping themes:
- Capital investment projects, facilitated by the governments Growth Deal; Local Growth Fund and Growing Places Fund, bringing forward important infrastructure projects to transform our transport networks and public realm. Click here to see our Capital Investment projects
- Skills projects to ensure synergy between industry need and career development to maximise opportunities for all and drive productivity and growth into our economy. SELEP has also successfully directed a number of EU funding streams to deliver skills opportunities across the South East LEP area.Click here to see our Skill projects Click here to see our Skills projects funded by the European Union
- Business support, we operate Growth Hubs across the South East LEP area to give businesses access to the advice and support they need to commercialise and grow.