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LEP integration: The journey so far

Once the dust has settled, it will be essential to plan for regular progress reviews to ensure success. How are former LEP functions delivering against the local vision agreed in planning for integration? 

April 25, 2024
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LEP integration: Securing tomorrow by ringfencing residual LEP funding for economic growth and development

There is the opportunity for residual funding from LEP integration to be safeguarded and reallocated to support future economic development initiatives. However, making a compelling case for ringfencing this funding is essential in the context of the many other local authority funding pressures and priorities.

April 16, 2024
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Five common business case pitfalls – and how to avoid them

A well-prepared business case is the cornerstone of successful project implementation. However, navigating the intricacies of business case preparation can be challenging, and common pitfalls can undermine and derail the decision-making process.

April 2, 2024
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LEP integration: An opportunity to align and review economic strategies

This is a pivotal year for local government when considering the development and delivery of an economic strategy. History shows that first movers have an advantage and establishing priorities shaped by local businesses and communities will give confidence to the market.

March 11, 2024
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Collaborative Solutions: Providing Safe Accommodation for Victims of Domestic Abuse

How through working collaboratively to identify solutions and opportunities for innovation, it is possible to address the issues of quality and supply in safe accommodation.

March 4, 2024
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LEP integration: How to safeguard the voice of the local business community

Reflecting on what we have heard at our recent roundtable ‘The Future of LEPs’, we collated our top tips for how to safeguard the voice of the local business community in future arrangements. 

March 4, 2024
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Six ingredients for successful capital programme governance

Drawing from our recent experience, we have identified six key factors to ensure efficient, and effective capital programme governance. 

February 6, 2024
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How to design and establish a successful Investment Fund that can create positive and sustainable place-based impact for your community

We’ve been exploring how investment funds can promote economic growth and positively impact local communities…

October 12, 2023
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How do you craft a compelling, proportional business case?

Behind every key decision should be a compelling business case. They are a roadmap for decision-makers, ensuring that resources are invested wisely.

September 13, 2023
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Introducing Vestega, the tech company innovating land & property investment

Vestega – a 31ten-backed initiative – is a company using data innovation to optimise land and property investments.

March 2, 2023
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