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  • 1. ROB PURDIEExecutive Director ,Northamptonshire EnterRob.purdie@northamptLibraries & en•How the LEP is
  • 2. NEP –a local enterprise partnershipStructure:• A public/private partnership• Funded by Northamptonshire County Council @£2m pa for 3 years.• 20 FTE’sPrimary Focus:Jobs,Inward Investment,Business supportPromotion
  • 3. The aim…To be“Probably the best county in England”
  • 4. Results to date…JOBS:• Supported the creation of 1014 jobs• Developed a pipeline of 1500 prospective jobs• Delivered for £2,500-£3,000 each (UK average @£33,000)INWARD INVESTMENT & BUSINESS SUPPORT:• 10 inward investments• 552 investment enquiries generated• 48 new business start ups• 1036 local businesses supported• £6.1m of private leverage £7.2m public leverage (incl£1.2m RGF for HPT)
  • 5. Result !
  • 6. How? Focus from Corporate to grassroots• Key Vertical Sectors: – High Performance Technology – Logistics & Distribution – Food & Drink – Creative & Cultural• Horizontal Support: – Enterprise & Entrepreneurship – Skills & Employability – International & European Investment – Infrastructure & Environment – Visitor Economy – And promotion and communication – for example…
  • 7. Fiona Galbraith, Project Manager, NEP • Delivering Business Support
  • 8. • Support at each stage in the business lifecycle• Overview of initiatives• Partnership with Library service to support start up
  • 9. Business lifecycle Mature Growing Start-Up
  • 10. Support at every stageGrowing & Mature• Relocation to Northamptonshire• Key sector support• Business parks• Funding• Recruitment support
  • 11. Spraylat International Ltd, Corby
  • 12. Physio First, Northampton
  • 13. Business lifecycle Mature Growing Start-Up
  • 14. SME stats• 99% of Northamptonshire businesses are SMEs• 80% of Northamptonshire business employ less than 10 people
  • 15. What support do people need when starting a business?• Funding• Legal guidance• Managing money• Marketing• Someone to talk to!!!
  • 16. Working with Northamptonshire Libraries• Identify common goals• Pool resources• Training• Start small• Learn and grow
  • 17. Start-Up support Mentoring Funding Sales & Marketing Business PlanningIs it forme?
  • 18. Feedback so far …• “A good service and it was free!”• “Fantastic insight; now know how to get started, has eliminated some fears. Thank you!”• “Friendly and informative”• “Excellent facility for people to start a new business”• “I found this really useful, informative and motivational”• “Many thanks for a great session! (and the biscuits!)”