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Plans unveiled for new world-class film and TV studio in Hertfordshire
02 Aug 21
Plans unveiled for new world-class film and TV studio in Hertfordshire

Investor Blackstone and real estate giant Hudson Pacific Properties have announced plans to launch Sunset Studios in Broxbourne, set to become one of the UK’s largest production locations and backed by £700m investment.

New report identifies critical interventions needed to cultivate Hertfordshire’s growing cell and gene therapy cluster
30 Jul 21
New report identifies critical interventions needed to cultivate Hertfordshire’s growing cell and gene therapy cluster

Commissioned by Hertfordshire LEP, the report sets out how the burgeoning and globally significant cell and gene therapy cluster, centred around Stevenage, can be a catalyst for UK life sciences growth.

Local businesses receive over 1,000 hours of free support during the pandemic
29 Jul 21
Local businesses receive over 1,000 hours of free support during the pandemic

More than 270 Hertfordshire SMEs have received 1-2-1 guidance through the Volunteer Business Support Scheme, now extended until the end of November as part of the LEP's COVID-19 business support package.

How the South will lead the future of airport towns: jobs, green growth and diversity in the wake of COVID-19
22 Jul 21
How the South will lead the future of airport towns: jobs, green growth and diversity in the wake of COVID-19

Aviation businesses from across the South convened at an event held by the Catalyst South group of LEPs to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and airport towns in the region, with business leaders calling on Government for a shift in policy.

Skills key to unlocking Hertfordshire’s recovery from COVID-19
19 Jul 21
Skills key to unlocking Hertfordshire’s recovery from COVID-19

Hertfordshire is placing skills at the heart of its bounce back from COVID-19 by levelling up the workforce’s expertise to match business needs.

Hitchin secondary school wins £3,000 prize to spend on vital careers resources
19 Jul 21
Hitchin secondary school wins £3,000 prize to spend on vital careers resources

Hertfordshire LEP awarded the prize to The Priory School after hundreds of its students registered on the Hertfordshire Opportunities Portal (HOP) as part of a competition.

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