On this page you'll find headline information about the Gloucestershire LEP including an 'Economic Snapshot' (click to jump to this section).
Cheltenham, Cotswold, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury
The Local Enterprise Partnership covers an area with a workforce of 291,500, representing 1.2% of the national total. The area supports 24,055 businesses.
Visions & Aims
The Gloucestershire LEP’s key aim is to support growth and the creation of private sector jobs in the area. Their programme is based on four core priorities:
investment – growing and developing businesses through the implementation of locally-based business support networks across the county – improving business and encouraging innovation
connection –working with partners to develop the right planning environment and infrastructure – encouraging investment and sustainable growth
skills - connecting education and skills with the needs of business and the local economy – ensuring the ready supply of talent, and attracting and retaining young people
promotion – of Gloucestershire as a great place to invest, work, live, and visit – attracting inward investment and tourists,