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A decade of delivery

Hertfordshire LEP is celebrating 10 years of driving economic growth and productivity within the county through innovation, job creation, improved infrastructure and increased workforce skills.

Our priorities


We help create the right conditions for businesses to grow and innovate


We bridge the gap between education and employment to help meet local skills needs


We work to regenerate our places, improve connectivity and meet future energy needs

Hertfordshire LEP impact



funding secured for Hertfordshire



new houses



new jobs

Latest news

Stevenage Life Sciences 3
30 Jul
New report identifies critical interventions needed to cultivate Hertfordshire’s growing cell and gene therapy cluster

Commissioned by Hertfordshire LEP, the report sets out how the burgeoning and globally significant cell and gene therapy cluster, centred around Stevenage, can be a catalyst for UK life sciences growth.

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29 Jul
Local businesses receive over 1,000 hours of free support during the pandemic

More than 270 Hertfordshire SMEs have received 1-2-1 guidance through the Volunteer Business Support Scheme, now extended until the end of November as part of the LEP's COVID-19 business support package.

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22 Jul
How the South will lead the future of airport towns: jobs, green growth and diversity in the wake of COVID-19

Aviation businesses from across the South convened at an event held by the Catalyst South group of LEPs to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and airport towns in the region, with business leaders calling on Government for a shift in policy.