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LEP backs Feed the Nation campaign

With the agri-food sector facing a chronic shortage of workers, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is backing a new campaign that aims to help keep the country fed during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The Feed the Nation initiative is calling on students and job seekers to consider taking vacant roles in the food supply chain, […]

Delight for cultural venues after award of LEP grants
New Wolsey Theatre 2

Two cultural venues are celebrating after New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership awarded each of them grants of around £225,000 towards redevelopment projects. News of the funding for the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich and St Peter’s in Sudbury came as a particularly welcome boost amid widespread concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural […]

Jeanette Wheeler appointed deputy chair of the LEP
Jeanette WheelerPartner & Head of Employment, Norwich at Birket

Leading employment lawyer Jeanette Wheeler has been appointed deputy chair of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. She will take over the role on 1 April from outgoing deputy chair Lindsey Rix. Jeanette heads up Birketts’ employment law team in Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as its other regional offices, and sits on the firm’s management […]

Business growth funding from LEP hits £30m mark
Optima Metal Services team

Businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk have now benefited from more than £30m in grants through New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. From Growing Business Fund grants of up to £500,000 for large expanding firms to Small Grant Scheme payments of up to £25,000 for SMEs, the LEP’s Business Growth Programme has supported more than 800 separate […]

PR agency plugs into LEP funding just in time!
Prominent PR

When an expanding PR agency applied to New Anglia Growth Hub for a grant to buy new laptops, it didn’t know how urgently it would need them. By the time the equipment arrived at Felixstowe-based firm Prominent PR, the country was in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic and its staff were having to work […]

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