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LEP and London First launch report setting out priorities to drive jobs and growth in the capital

Today we launch our new report setting out priorities to drive jobs and growth in the capital. ‘London 2036: An Agenda for Jobs and Growth’ sets out a formula for the capital to achieve world-beating income growth, greater job opportunities than rival cities, a diverse and shock-proof economy, more homes and better transportation, as well as more balanced economic growth across the UK.

London Growth Deal secures £34.6m of borough borrowing

London Boroughs have secured additional borrowing of £34.6m to deliver 443 homes following the announcement of the LEP's Growth Deal in July last year, through which London boroughs were granted £62.9m for 674 homes. 

LEP secures £14m fund for SMEs taking on an apprentice

The LEP has secured a £14m fund from Government to help London's small businesses take on an apprentice.  Eligible small and medium sized enterprises will now be able to access an enhanced Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) of £3,000 (previously £1,500).

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