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Our economic intelligence is used to ensure strategies and policies across the county are based on current and robust evidence and to make sure government at all scales is aware of the economic issues facing Buckinghamshire’s communities. This entails commenting on the implications of new national policy directions for the county as well as conducting and commissioning research to address local concerns.

To request a topic for research or to sign up to economic bulletins, email research@bbf.uk.com.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Buckinghamshire economy

Buckinghamshire LEP, working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Business First and Buckinghamshire Council, is gathering and analysing early evidence of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Buckinghamshire economy. This evidence pack is a working document that is being updated [...]

9th July, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Impact of Covid-19 on the Buckinghamshire Economy

The scale of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and individuals in Buckinghamshire is become clearer as new data is released. We now know that over a third of all working residents (94,000 people) have received some sort [...]

2nd July, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Innovation in Bucks

Over the last six years, Buckinghamshire-based firms received £30m of innovation funding from the UK Government, via Innovate UK, and £9m of innovation funding, via the Horizon 2020 programme. 60% of Innovate UK funding coming into Buckinghamshire was awarded [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Don’t miss out on apprenticeship funding

Buckinghamshire Skills Hub and partners Buckinghamshire Business First and Buckinghamshire County Council, are offering fully funded apprenticeship training as part of a time-limited scheme (applications will be accepted until 31st March), with g funding of up to the value [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Bucks Growth Hub joins global partners to spearhead 4th industrial revolution

Bucks LEP’s Growth Hub, Buckinghamshire Business First, has joined forces with nine other countries to work jointly on a new initiative called Inno Industry, which is helping businesses to embrace digital technologies such as Big Data and AI to [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Additional £2m of Covid 19 emergency funding made available

Bucks LEP, in partnership with Buckinghamshire Council and Buckinghamshire Business First, has made available £2 million additional funding to support businesses in Buckinghamshire affected by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis - one of the first LEPs to announce such funding. The [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|
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