Partners – LEPs

Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership brings the necessary leadership, influence and leverage to drive the sustainable, private sector led, economic growth of the Cheshire and Warrington sub-region.

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership provides a strategic lead in all activities contributing to the growth and vibrancy of the county’s economy and where appropriate takes positive action, using the skills, capability and networks of its partners. Our vision is to create one of the fastest growing economies in the UK, in an energised and healthy environment.

Lancashire Enterprise Partnership was established in April 2011 to provide leadership for the county’s economy and be a catalyst for job creation and economic growth. It is a Government-endorsed partnership between the private and public sectors, with a board comprising representatives from some of Lancashire’s biggest employers, chambers of commerce, local councils and academic institutions.

The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership aims to assist existing businesses to grow and to increase their productivity especially small/medium enterprises and professional firms.

The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership  plays a key role in continuing to shape the strategy and overseeing delivery in a number of areas

Other regional partners

Birchwood Forum

Business Growth Hub, part of the Manchester Growth Company, is the first point of contact for a business that needs growth support.  Business Growth Hub Advisors will signpost a business to other forms of relevant support

Business in the Community North West

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Invest in Cumbria provides a wide range of free and confidential services to help companies looking to establish new or expand existing operations in one of Britain’s most vibrant and diverse business destinations. Explore our site to discover more about Cumbria, its many strengths and the abundance of opportunities open to you and your

Manchester Growth Company brings together a full range of support that businesses can access in one place

MIDAS works to attract inward investment into the City Region by promoting Manchester as a leading European business location as well as a complementary proposition to the UK’s capital, London.

MediaCityUK is a vibrant waterside community of workers, residents, students and visitors.

Nuclear Forum

Arts and Business Collaboration:

Past winners of the NWBLT’s Lever Prize:- Liverpool Biennial Manchester International Festival  National Football Museum Tate Liverpool Future Everything The Whitworth Art Gallery DaDa Fest Hallé St Peter’s Contact, Manchester Manchester Museum (The University of Manchester)