GENECON has focussed its services to respond directly to the
Government's 'Local Growth' policies and governance arrangements.
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)
are now central to the Government's localism and economic
LEPs are tasked with using their understanding of local
economic geographies to lead the re-balancing of the economy
through private sector-led business growth.
GENECON has worked with many LEPs, including on Strategic
Economic Plans, development of programme bids to the Regional
Growth Fund, Enterprise Zone designations and
management and establishment of revolving investment funds
through the Growing Places Fund (GPF) - we have provided project
appraisal services under the GPF for: Coast to Capital LEP, Cumbria
LEP and Heart of the South West LEP.
We are retained by several LEPs as project appraisal advisers
for Local Growth Fund, including Leeds City Region, Sheffield City
Region, Humber, D2N2, Lancashire and Coast to Capital.
Drawing on our extensive experience of local delivery bodies, we
are also offering advice on structure, and strategic and
operational priorities for delivering LEP's economic