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From 1 April 2024, the responsibility for LEP functions across the Enterprise M3 LEP region has transferred to Hampshire County Council and Surrey County Council.

The Enterprise M3 Board met for the last time in March 2024 and Enterprise M3 LEP is no longer operating as an organisation.

For any enquiries relating to economic development across the counties of Hampshire and Surrey, please visit the Hampshire County Council website and Business Surrey respectively.

Please note that Enterprise M3 LEP staff have transferred to Hampshire County Council to continue to deliver services and activities in Hampshire, including the Growth Hub, the Careers Hub, work on key business sectors, and trade and investment.  

They can be contacted by emailing and respectively. Alternatively, please contact the

Careers at Queen Mary's College in Basingstoke Given a Boost

Careers is clearly signposted for pupils at Queen Mary's College in Basingstoke, part of the Enterprise M3 Careers Hub, following the successful completion of the Careers and Enterprise Company’s Careers Lead Training, by Victoria Barnes, Director of Learning: Admissions, Progression & Engagement at the College.

Following the successful completion of the programme by Victoria, Queen Mary's College was awarded a grant of £1,000 by the Careers and Enterprise Company. This was used by the College’s ‘Progression Hub’ team to create artwork to signpost students to the careers space on campus. In addition, £150 was awarded for a 100% successful completion of Gatsby Benchmark 1 (focused on providing a stable careers programme), as part of the Enterprise M3 Careers Hub summer term project.

Commenting on how the funding supported careers education at the College, Victoria said:

"Every year we host a Queen Mary's College conference for students to learn more about a specialist subject and then debate this in order to develop important skills for their personal statements and CVs. The theme this year was: 'Will AI make us happy'? We funded artist Emma Reynolds to talk to nearly 80 students who benefitted from the event."