Part of the Humber LEP network:

Your gateway to finding finance, advice and support for starting or growing your business in the Humber region.

Business Support Helpline: 0300 456 3565

Inward Investment

The Humber LEP works closely with its four Local Authority partners North East Lincolnshire council, North Lincolnshire Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council.  to  promote and develop the natural economic area surrounding the Humber estuary. Working together with other stakeholders to help attract new investment; generate growth from existing businesses, inspire further investment in the Humber area. The priority is to create growth and jobs, also contributing to a wider private sector renaissance in the Humber.

The Humber is home to the UK’s Largest Enterprise Zone. Businesses that locate in the Enterprise Zone will be entitled to a business rate discount or enhanced capital allowances for investment in plant and machinery. Green Port Hull, a collaboration between Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Associated British Ports to promote investment and development of the renewable energy sector in the Humber region and to support investors and their supply chains to secure long-term economic growth for the area.

The Humber LEP can Provide advice and support for businesses wishing to locate and invest in the Humber region.The UK Advisory Network (UKAN) Provides a listing of UK businesses that can provide professional support for foreign investors setting up in the UK. Down load the PDF guide here Investor Support Directory of UK . There is also UKTI guidance for overseas Entrepreneurs setting up in the UK.

The Humber is part of the The Northern Powerhouse,which is now recognised across the world as home to billions of pounds worth of exciting opportunities for international investors. Download the Northern Powerhouse Investment Opportunities guide.

View the latest Humber Labour Market Profile

progress in the Humber

Downlaod the Progress in the Humber Report 2016 (PDF file)

Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will be able to offer help.

There are 6 organisations within Inward Investment.

Name Summary Phone Email
Humber Local Enterprise Partnership FUNDING - for Business through Business loan fund and Growing the Humber 01482 485260 info@humberlep.org
Business Is Great Britain SUPPORT - Business Resources tools to help start new ventures, and grow your business. 0300 456 3565
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Inward Investment SUPPORT - Providing support for inward investment into the East Riding Area 01482 391614
Hull City Council Enterprise Support Team SUPPORT - Help with starting your own business,established business growth or relocating to Hull. 01482 300 301 Business.support@hullcc.gov.uk
North East Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesses and organisations looking to relocate to the area. 01472 326142 info@e-factor.co.uk
North Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesess and companies looking to locate to the area 01724 297330 businessinfo@northlincs.gov.uk