Local Authority and LEP Responses to Brexit

Soon after the vote to leave the EU in June 2016 we spoke to around 20 of our clients who are stakeholders in economic development – across the public and private sectors. In these early weeks after the referendum there was a huge amount of uncertainty about what Brexit involves and its impact on economic development […]


The Impact of Brexit on Local Economic Development: Practitioner Workshop

Thirty economic development professionals from across the South West attended this IED hosted workshop discussing the early implications of Brexit. The workshop considered three pieces of research: A survey of Local Authority and LEP responses to Brexit The role of LEPs in planning and economic development What can we do about underperforming towns and cities? […]


Extending the reach of a LEP Growth Hub

We have recently completed a scoping study, looking at how the Gloucestershire Growth Hub can be extended through the creation of a series of physical Resource Centres. We have set out proposals for Resource Centres to be delivered in partnership with other organisations. They will extend the geographical reach of the Growth Hub across the county, and will […]