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Forum 3 - 27th Spetember 2012

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  2. 2. Coast to Capital Ltd. Local Enterprise Partnership John Peel OBE - ChairmanCoast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership Thursday 27th September 2012 Forum III – Denbies Wine Estate - Dorking
  3. 3. My Agenda Today• Coast to Capital LEP Ltd. – The Forum – The Board – An Advertisement – The Officers – Spatial Context – The Five Spatial Sectors – Focus & Goals• Strategy for Growth• Afternoon’s Agenda
  4. 4. Coast to Capital LEP - Governance Coast to Capital BOARD with a Business Chair (Shortly to become Limited by Guarantee) 7 Business representatives 5 Local Authority & 1 HE/ FE (Plus up to 3 co-opts) Representatives Business people recruited by open Local authorities and Higher Education/ Further advertising Education - appointees Working W orking W orking Coast to Capital FORUM Group Group Groups Brighton Croydon Coastal Rural Gatwick Internationalisation Enterprise Finance , Funding & & Hove Partnership W est W est Diamond Growing PlacesPartnership Sussex Sussex Initiative Chaired by Business Chaired by Business Chaired by Business Board member Board member Board member Would include FE, HE, JCP, Third sector, Membership from across Membership from across Membership from across all organisations all organisations all organisations business organisations and trade bodies 79 - 82 Members
  5. 5. Who - Board Members From Business From Public SectorJohn Peel (Chair) Tim Pollard (Croydon)Tim Wates (Vice Chair) Louise Goldsmith (W. Sussex)Steve Allen * Joan Spiers (Gatwick Diamond)Juliette Green * Peter Martin (Surrey)Philip Jones * Jason Kitcat (Brighton & Hove)Ravi Shankar *Iain Shepherd * FE/HE –Alex Williamson Prof. Clive Behagg (Chichester) * - Entrepreneurs
  6. 6. An AdvertisementNeed to replace 1 Board Member (three-year post)Need to co-opt 2 Board Members (two-year post)Bankers welcome.Large Corporate experience welcomeFemales welcome
  7. 7. Who - OfficersRon Crank DirectorLindsey Simpson Development Manager - International Research, Europe, FinanceJob Share with:Astrid Flowers Development Manager - Rural & EnterpriseGary Rustell Communications & EngagementEmma Davies Growing Places ManagerDavid Smith Office ManagerHaley Shepherd Intern – Foreign Direct Investment, Research
  8. 8. The latest map ofall 39 LEPs100% coverage•South East LEP•London LEP•Enterprise M3 LEP•Surrey Connects•Solent LEP•Coast to Capital LEP
  9. 9. LEPs Finally Have Funding!!!• £125k for the rest of this fiscal• £250k for each of the final two years of this parliament – this has to be matched!
  10. 10. Coast to Capital LEP – 5 Spatial Areas Croydon (Ravi) The Gatwick Diamond (Tim & John) Rural West Sussex (Alex)Brighton & Hove, Lewes (Phil & Steve) Coastal West Sussex (Iain & Juliette)
  11. 11. “The Supply Chains” “The Spine”
  12. 12. Strategy For Growth One 25 year goal100,000 additional private sector jobs!
  13. 13. The FocusEntrepreneurship, Enterprise & Growth International Trade & Export
  14. 14. Why we focused on these priorities • The Creation of businesses • The Growth of businesses • Businesses trading overseasAre the three biggest levers in the economy for job creation
  15. 15. We are part of the London/South East Economy and need to over-perform – currently we do not
  16. 16. C2C Exporters by Area Successful economies look outward and trade with the world –We need to boost outward and inward trade and investment in our area
  17. 17. Strategy For Growth• Entrepreneurship• Economic Competitiveness through young people• High growth businesses• Supporting Infrastructure
  18. 18. Strategy For Growth - Sectors • Health & Life Sciences • Advanced Engineering • Digital Media • Financial & Business Services • Environmental TechnologiesIndividual Spatial Areas may have other Priority Sectors in addition
  19. 19. Strategy For Growth• Complementary & additive• Investment in business environment• Detail - from our speakers• Two Breakout Sessions • Enterprise • International• Closing Remarks• Networking & refreshments• Talk by Denbies Wine Estate
  20. 20. Over to our Director - Ron Crank
  21. 21. Ron CrankCoast to Capital - Director
  22. 22. Phil JonesCoast to Capital - Board MemberEnterprise Overview
  23. 23. •“Ruthless focus” on job creation•Targets are challenging, particularly in currenteconomic climate•Sustainable, high value and useful jobs (ideally)
  24. 24. 3 elements to strategy:1. Help underperforming places or groupsimprove their ability to start or growbusinesses:Includes researching and piloting ways ofhelping the underperforming create their ownemployment opportunities.
  25. 25. 3 elements to strategy:2. Enhance enterprise thinking and activitywithin our education system, particularly aroundFE.
  26. 26. 3 elements to strategy:3. Assist high growth business success •Nesta research suggests that nearly half of new jobs in UK come from just 6% of businesses. •It’s clear that innovation in business is important in driving high growth.
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  28. 28. When it comes to high growth and innovationit is about building on existing potential.That is why we are concentrating our efforts insupporting high growth and innovation aroundthe A23 / M23 corridor – The Spine.
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  30. 30. •Connect, empower and support thoseorganisations, businesses and institutionsalready working in the area around highgrowth and innovation•Work to provide the infrastructure andinputs that high growth biz needs.Supporting the creation of sufficientbroadband capacity, workspaces,investment.
  31. 31. Broadband – Brighton’s ufbbidA model and an ally; Brainport
  32. 32. Enterprise EducationClive BehaggCoast to Capital – Board MemberChampion for Education
  33. 33. ‘All FE & HE institutions should have a strategy for instilling anEnterprise culture in all students & for providing start-upsupport & space for students’ C2C Autumn 2011
  34. 34. ObjectiveTo ensure that all education leavers are equipped with theentrepreneurial capital (attributes, behaviours, skills) that will allowan ever increasing proportion to have the capacity and aspiration toestablish a business or become self-employed at some point in theirlifetime of economic activity.Doing so will enhance their employability as a by-product
  35. 35. Research & Consultation (University of Chichester report to C2C April 2012)Much good practice but it is: patchy rarely systematic often poorly recorded rarely accreditedLeadership in schools, colleges & universities is critical. Enterpriseeducation often isolated in ‘business studies’.Business input is critically important.
  36. 36. C2C Enterprise Education Handbook (draft)5 elements: Curriculum framework Enterprise Master classes & societies Start-up Club Staff development Young Enterprise
  37. 37. Recommended Tasks for Next 12 Months1.Support 12 colleges to embed Enterprise Educationframework2.‘Commission’ Young Enterprise (Surrey, Sussex and Kent) toprovide Enterprise programmes for the 760 schools in LEParea (current penetration 10%)
  38. 38. SchoolsC2C area 760 schools 212 secondary 548 primaryOver the next 10 years 170,000 young people will arrive at age 18 inC2C area.13 September 2012 UCAS report 54,000 University ‘refuseniks’
  39. 39. Juliette Green Coast to Capital – DirectorChampion for enterprise within the harder to reach communities
  40. 40. EMBED Innovative community programme that is sustainable and replicable and that, enhances the capacity of community based organisations to inspireentrepreneurship within the context of working with their own service users.
  41. 41. EMBED – main objectivesAdd value to existing core activities of local community organisations by developing their own enterprise capability and knowledgeCreate a methodology for integrating, adding value and additional service delivery within the context of existing provisionIncrease the number of people in the community who are ‘exposed’ to the concept of enterprise and who are then able to access enterprise supportRemove barriers to enterprise for customers who will not traditionally engageIncrease the capability and capacity of of existing self employment support organisationsCreate a more seamless, less complicated and more cohesive enterprise journey for local people.
  42. 42. EMBED – partnersChichester CollegeWomen’s WisdomWorthing, Arun and Chichester CVSNorthbrook CollegeUniversity of Chichester
  43. 43. EMBED – to date Ambassador Ambassador Ambassador AmbassadorMentorMentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Mentor Individuals from their existing cohort of service users or customers Individuals from their existing cohort of service users or customers
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  46. 46. International Trade Iain Shepherd
  47. 47. Our TargetsOver 5 Years• 4,500 new businesses• 4,000 more exporting businesses• 20,000 new jobsOver 25 Years• 100,000 new jobs
  48. 48. High Level Objectives• Ensure – Environment – Infrastructure – Location• Build Global Reputation• Increase Business Internationalisation
  49. 49. STUDIESResearch into Attitudes & Barriers faced by SMEs in International Trade – Shared IntelligenceTrade Associations & Internationalisation – Shared IntelligenceInternational Business Tourism Development – Team TourismForeign Direct Investment – This is Regeneration Ltd
  50. 50. STUDY AIMS• Analysis of trade data• Research into attitudes of SMEs to international trade• Analysis of services required to move non-exporters into exporters• Parallel activities: – Trade Body Study – Exporter Business Survey
  51. 51. International TradeBusinesses that trade internationally deliver 60% of UK productivity growth. They also Survive!
  52. 52. C2C International Trade1 in 6 C2C Companies Export (11,489 Firms) Generate £14.2bn (38% of Areas GVA)
  53. 53. C2C International Trade EU & North America (Most Significant) BRIC & CIVET (Some Penetration)
  54. 54. C2C International Trade BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India & China) CIVETS(Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey & South Africa
  55. 55. C2C International Trade by Region
  56. 56. % of Coast to Capital Exporters Who Export to:
  57. 57. International Trade SECTORS
  58. 58. C2C International Trade
  59. 59. C2C Exporters by Area
  60. 60. Prospective Exporters Prospects ActivesNon Exporters 7,000 – 10,500 11,500 48,000 – Full & 51,000 (10-15%) Partially Active
  61. 61. Export Trends Over Last 3 Years• 44% - Had Increased – Majority reporting over 10%• 42% - No Change – Potential Here• 15% - Decreased – Help Required?
  62. 62. Barriers to Export - Deciding• Too difficult or risky• “Not for us”• Domestic market is enough• Lack of management time• Lack of management ambition
  63. 63. Barriers to Export – Finding Customers• Language and cultural• Marketing overseas• Agents• Market intelligence• Customer intelligence
  64. 64. Barriers to Export – Doing It!• Finance• Transportation Costs• Language & Cultural Barriers• Competition• Taxation & Customs• Legal Issues & Documentation• IP Protection• Corruption / Political Stability• Exchange Rate Risk
  65. 65. Moving Forward - Resources• C2C is Resource Rich – Chambers – Business Associations – FSB / IOD – Trade Associations – Private Sector Providers – Public Sector Providers – HE / FE• Also – HE / FE – Banks – Professional Bodies
  66. 66. Moving Forward - Actives• Growing / Emerging Markets – UKTI – EEN – Target Trade Associations – Help Strengthen / Develop Networks & Export Clubs
  67. 67. Moving Forward - Prospects• 34% Want to Grow their Business – But only 3% Want to Export
  68. 68. Moving Forward - Prospects• First Steps De-Risked• Information on Help – Not Just UKTI• Hand Holding & Mentoring
  69. 69. Way Forward – 2012 - 2013• 3 New Geographical Networks• Obtain Sponsorship for Above – Banks?• Develop Innovative Approaches• Develop Network Pathways
  70. 70. Way Forward – 2012 - 2013• Set-up 2 Pilot Links – Civic – HE / FE – Business Organisation to Business Organisation – Trade Body to Trade Body• South Africa• TBA (South Korea)
  71. 71. Way Forward – 2012 - 2013• Northern France – Understand existing initiatives – Potential funding – A joined-up offer – HE links
  72. 72. Way Forward – 2012 - 2013• Communications – Profile New Activities – Case Studies – Signpost Resource
  73. 73. FDI• Work with UKTI – Ensure the Offer is Clear & Current• Understand the Existing Supply Chains – These are Game Changers in FDI Decisions• Develop & Refine Enquiry Response Mechanisms• Retention
  74. 74. International Business Tourism Target Capitalise onBusiness StrengthsTourism Develop Reputation as an International Business Location
  75. 75. Internationalisation
  76. 76. Internationalisation
  77. 77. International Trade Thank you for listeningIncreasing Those Businesses Who Trade Internationally
  78. 78. The Coast to Capital LEP Forum Gatwick Diamond FDI Initiatives 27 September, 2012Rosemary French, Exec Director
  79. 79. FDI Successes in 2011/ 2012•12 in C2C of which 11 in Gatwick Diamond•From US, Japan, Italy, Belgium, India•Healthcare; Advanced Manufacturing; Creative;Security; IT; Training
  80. 80. What is the Gatwick Diamond doing?•Website•Video•Sector Strength Pdfs/ Leaflets
  81. 81. Our Target market•UKTI Foreign Trade desks•UKTI UK Sector Leads•Commercial property agents•Banks, Accountancy, Legal firms
  82. 82. ‘A world-class, internationally recognised business location achieving sustainable prosperity
  83. 83. City Prospectus for Brighton & Hove Tony Mernagh
  84. 84. Place & the Growing Places Investment Fund Steve AllenCoast to Capital Board Member
  85. 85. Agenda• Strategy for Growth - Place• Growing Places Fund• Current activity• Future pipeline
  86. 86. Strategy for GrowthIn order for enterprise and international trade to thrive we need the right business environment and the right infrastructure There are four key areas where consultation with business has told us we need to focus our attention:• Digital connectivity• Business and employment locations & planning• Supporting infrastructure and transport• Business and investment finance
  87. 87. Place• Place = creating the right conditions for growth• Best possible physical and fiscal conditions• Common challenges – Planning, access to Finance, Infrastructure, availability/access to suitable Land• Underpins key strands – Enterprise & Internationalisation
  88. 88. Growing Places FundThe Growing Places Fund is a Government programme to provide funding to unlock stalled infrastructure and building projects, in order to create economic growthThe funding is managed by Coast to Capital and allocated to projects following agreed criteriaCentral government have allocated Coast to Capital £23 millionCapital is provided on a loan basis to ensure that the fund can be recycled and used on further, future projects
  89. 89.• The Government have delegated Coast to Capital £23m of Growing Places Funding. This will be used as catalytic funding to bring forward infrastructure and other projects which are well developed, conceptually, but which are blocked from getting started. The Coast to Capital Growing Places funds will be used to unlock these projects and the corresponding investment from other partners• Coast to Capital is seeking projects that have been stalled, due to the lack of investment, to come forward. The Board is calling both public and private sectors to take this opportunity to consider the schemes they may have on their books• The Coast to Capital Board is looking for projects that will be ready to implement in the short term and will create or unlock job creation
  90. 90. Current Activity To date the board has allocated £14m loan funding to 5 projectsA total value in excess of £173m with potential to provide over 2000 jobs
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  92. 92. Future Pipeline Coast to Capital is seeking further investment opportunities to unlock infrastructure & developmentPublished criteria for project investment:• Able to contribute to Coast to Capital’s strategic goals for employment growth• In the Coast to Capital area• Unable to go ahead without investment – Growing Places Fund• Ready to commence quickly• Able to repay with a clear mechanism• In need of £250,000 or more• Local Area Partnership aware• Environmentally sustainable
  93. 93. Application/ Proposal• Project Proposal Summary –• Permanent (& temporary) jobs created by completed scheme• Background and current status of project• Description of completed project (notes on operation)• Fit with criteria• Loan amount requested• Information received• Risks and concerns – and mitigation• Opportunities and benefits• Construction risk• Security• Key issues (summary)
  94. 94. Response• Review project submissions & score against GPF criteria• Not accepted, or potential recognised but not for GPF (Cat 1)• Potential for GPF future funding (Cat 2)• Potential for early GPF support (Cat 3)• Project appraisals – Project financial profile – GPF return projections – Output profile – Delivery risk assessment• Investment recommendations – Agree level of investment & prepare Summary of Key Terms
  95. 95. Call to Action We need your help to allocate remaining funds to catalytic projectsContinuous dialogue process to build pipeline for future projects Please promote Growing Places Fund opportunities to your members, partners, stakeholders and contacts
  96. 96. FAQs• Growing Places is a revolving fund and therefore we are not entering into bid rounds• The Board is hoping to consider prospective projects towards the end of 2012• Assessment of projects will include looking at the amount of match funding that will be available alongside the Coast to Capital investment and also how much investment will be unlocked by the project. However, there is no set threshold for match funding• Area Partnerships will be encouraging businesses and organisations to put forward possible projects, rather than submitting proposals themselves
  97. 97. Growing Places Manager contact Emma places
  98. 98. Alex WilliamsonCoast to Capital – BoardMemberDigital Connectivity
  99. 99. Strategy for GrowthPlace and infrastructureIn order for enterprise and business internationalisation to thrive,we need the right business environment and the right infrastructure.There are four key areas where consultation with business has toldus we need to focus our attention:• Digital connectivity• Business and employment locations and planning• Supporting infrastructure and transport• Business and investment finance
  100. 100. Digital ConnectivityHigh speed, high capacity, reliable digital connections are an essentialprerequisite for the entrepreneurial, global business economy we aretrying to encourage. Unless top quality digital connection is accessible tobusiness, new businesses will not be encouraged, business growth andinternationalisation will be stifled and the international reputation of thearea as a good place to do business will be damaged.The current focus is on broadband improvements, and businesses havetold us that getting next generation infrastructure in place as quickly aspossible must be a top priority. Over the next 20 years, Coast to Capital willalso need to make sure that further developments in business connectivityare given a high priority, and are implemented early in our area. Themore we succeed in creating a reputation for high growth, internationalbusiness, the more we will attract emerging technology to our area for thebenefit of all businesses.
  101. 101. ActionCoast to Capital can best add value to the agenda putting effort intofour key themes:•Lobbying and putting pressure locally / nationally•Seeking to access / influence additional funding to enhance deliveryin target areas•Supporting demand stimulation across the Coast to Capital area•Ensuring linkages with other agendas / opportunities
  102. 102. Action1. Understanding and analysis the current role out plans2. Breakthrough major planning issues3. Develop demand stimulation for business4. Create quick win / exemplar solutions
  103. 103. NGA End User Coverage > 75% in 2014Total Exchanges in area: 140 • Total Premises in area: 902kNGA Exchanges Announced: 63 • Total Premises: 798k • Total Cabs: 2.6k • NGA Premises Passed by 2014: 689k • Enabled Cabs by 2014: 1.8k
  104. 104. Live LiveAddiscombe SouthwaterAshteadBeulah Hill Sutton Cheam Thornton Heath Announced NGA CommercialBookhamBrighton Hove West Wickham Worthing RolloutBrighton SwandeanRottingdean Worthing WestBrighton Withdean SEP-12Burgess Hill Biggin Hill Live : 40 ExchangesBurgh Heath Middleton • Enabled cabs: 965Capel MidhurstCopthorne Pagham • NGA Premises Passed: 347kCrawley Rustington • End User Take Up: 8%Croydon Worthing CentralDorking DEC-12Downland Bognor RegisEast Grinstead Brighton KemptownGipsy Hill CaterhamHaslemere ChichesterHaywards Heath EmsworthHorley HassocksHorsham LeatherheadLewes SelseyLindfield SouthwickLittlehampton SteyningNewhavenNorbury 2013Peacehaven Brighton PortsladePound Hill HenfieldPurley LancingRedhill MersthamReigate ShorehamSanderstead StorringtonSeaford New Billingshurst
  105. 105. Timeframe
  106. 106. ProgressSurrey : Contract signed with BT to extend their fibre based network to 99.7% ofproperties in Surrey by the end of 2014. Both BT and Surrey County Council have ringfenced funding to support the development of alternative superfast broadband solutionsfor the handful (0.3%) of premises where it is not viable to deploy BT Openreachsstandard NGA network.Brighton & Hove CC : Brighton & Hove submitted a bid under Round 2 of the Super-Connected Cities Programme on 17th September.The bid is for £3.3m to create a contiguous area covering the centre of the city and themain digital business clusters.A successful bid would create 1000 jobs and 135 new small companies a year.West Sussex : Open Market Review currently open for telecoms suppliers to respond to; Planfor contract sign in Summer 2013 (assuming State Aid issue resolved). Implementation planningfollows .. rollout completion plan - currently 2015, in line with majority of LAs
  107. 107. Rural ImportanceOut of the 14 districts and boroughs in the LEP, 6 are classified asrural by Defra: Chichester, Horsham Lewes, Mid Sussex Mole Valley, TandridgeThese 6 districts contain just over 35,000 businesses or 41.2 % ofthe LEP’s business population according to the InterdepartmentalBusiness Register (IDBR) 201027.4 % of the resident population lives in the rural areas of theLEP according to Defra’s figures 2009.
  108. 108. Importance"....recent findings suggest that for every 1,000 broadband connections 80 new jobs (net) are created, and that every 10% of increase in broadband penetration brings 1% growth in GDP." Source: Need for Speed, Ericsson, Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology, September 2011
  109. 109. Commercial Gap
  110. 110. Importance"....recent findings suggest that for every 1,000 broadband connections 80 new jobs (net) are created, and that every 10% of increase in broadband penetration brings 1% growth in GDP." Source: Need for Speed, Ericsson, Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology, September 2011
  111. 111. Benefits of superfast broadbandFor a typical rural area (or set of rural counties) superfastbroadband could lead to:•An annual increase in GVA of 0.3% per annum over 15 years.For every £1 a business invests in superfast broadband, this willcreate nearly £15 in additional GVA for the UK economy•1,470 business start-ups as a result of Cloud Computing andsupport for 7,780 home workers•Around 1,810 jobs created through business creation andimproved business performance Source: ‘Social Study 2012’ - The Economic Impact of BT in the United Kingdom and the South East (BT & Regeneris)
  112. 112. Alternative technologies
  113. 113. Alternative technologies
  114. 114. Coast to Capital calling... We are looking for your help! Do you need ours?
  115. 115. The Challenge• Do you ambitions mirror Coast to Capitals? International Enterprise• Will or could it create jobs• Will it be collaborative?• Is it sustainable?
  116. 116. Case Study & Toolbox• Cutting edge methods that work• Tried and tested• A toolbox or selection of techniques for others to use• Scalable and sustainable
  117. 117. Economic impactHigher broadband speed has direct, indirectand induced effects on the economy IMPACT YEARS 1 5 20 Direct effects Indirect effects Induced effects Source: Arthur D. Little research (covering more than 120 reports from leading research institutes)
  118. 118. Coast to Capital Ltd. Local Enterprise Partnership John Peel OBE - ChairmanCoast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership Thursday 27th September 2012 Forum 3 – Denbies Wine Estate - Dorking
  119. 119. Closing Remarks• Thanks – You all – Board Members – Staff• The thoughts of Eric• The elephant in the room.• Networking & refreshments• Talk by Denbies Wine Estate
  120. 120. Thanks to you all!!!