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.
To do this we have clear governance and transparency in our decision making – find out about our governance here.
A Hampshire company operating in the premium transport market has secured £125,000 from the Enterprise M3 (EM3) Expansion Loan Scheme to fund activity that will promote further growth of the business.
AV8 provides a bespoke chauffeur service out of Farnborough airport, the only airport close to London that is dedicated to business aviation. Since 2003 Tag Aviation has been positioning Farnborough as a world-leading business airport and the number of flights it operates continues to increase year on year.
Local Treasures, an award winning, socially responsible company based in Petersfield, has received a growth loan from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme. The company matches busy working families with experienced, older tradespeople who can help with odd jobs about the home and workplace.
A Basingstoke business helping gas network companies to prevent leaks has received the first equity investment from the newly re-launched Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator, financed by Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and managed by The FSE Group.
A critical element to supporting successful ventures is a skilled and talented workforce, and creating a fully engaged society. We have the following four projects currently running in the Enterprise M3 area:
EMPLOYEES SUPPORT IN SKILLS
To support 750 individuals in the current workforce to upskill and progress in their employment, help businesses identify their strategic training needs and support 100 individuals at risk of redundancy.
To stimulate small and medium enterprises to grow and become successful ventures underpinned by investment to enhance innovation and develop the low carbon economy. We have the following four projects currently running in the Enterprise M3 area:
We brought together industry experts, more than 100 business and public sector leaders to discuss mobility and connectivity in the Enterprise M3 area and to consider the future. Our ‘Facilitating Connectivity’ conference explored smart mobility programmes that place the UK among the top four countries globally for implementing smart cities. We highlighted the digital revolution in transport and considered the potential for connected and autonomous vehicles.