Buckinghamshire Economy2018-12-03T12:34:54+00:00

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.

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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|

Minister witnesses the future at Westcott Enterprise Zone

Government Transport Minister Baroness Vere of Norbiton, recently caught a glimpse of the future when she visited Westcott Enterprise Zone to see a showcase of new technologies that could help revolutionise our lives. During the visit the Minister witnessed the 5G [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Buckinghamshire’s economy – July 2019

The latest research on Buckinghamshire's economy is in, giving us a greater understanding of how business, social and economic landscapes are changing over time. Buckinghamshire’s Demography Buckinghamshire’s population rose by 4,141 in 2018 to reach 540,059.  At 0.8 [...]

17th July, 2019|Buckinghamshire Economy News|
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