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GM LEP chair to join inaugural NP11 Summit

GM LEP chair Mike Blackburn will join other Local Enterprise Partnership leaders at the inaugural NP11 Summit in September. The NP11 is a newly-formed government-funded board comprising members of the 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships in the North. The board acts as...

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GM LEP Chair Joins Business Leaders For Number 10 Update

The chair of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Mike Blackburn, joined other business leaders from England’s LEPs for a Downing Street meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May. The meeting was held to track progress on LEPs’ work with government to...

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Access to talent fuels Manchester’s fast-growth tech cluster

Greater Manchester’s fast-growth tech cluster owes its success to the ready availability of technology and talent, according to tech leaders. Neville Roberts is Chief Executive and co-founder of Manchester FinTech software company Planixs, which recently ranked at...

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GM LEP leader welcomes strengthened role for LEPs

The chairman of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership has joined LEP business leaders in welcoming publication of the government’s Review of Local Enterprise Partnerships, and the additional £20m funding that underpins it. It will enable LEPs to continue to...

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