About Enterprise M3

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP drives the economic growth of the area by working with businesses, key delivery partners and central government. We translate and signpost opportunities for business and other partners including funding. We bring people, business, public and not-for-profit sectors together and share our insights and data. We do all this to make Enterprise M3 ‘the’ place to do business.

Professional and business services

Many of the UK's major financial and professional services firms have a base in the Enterprise M3 area. In 2014 there were 13,500 professional services businesses and some 1,900 financial services firms in the region. The value of the sector is estimated at around £6 billion to the local economy and employs over 60,000 people.