We are leading the way by making partnerships and strategic alliances at a local, regional and national level. People in business, research and education are essential partners and our success relies on understanding how knowledge, ideas and skills are developed through successful collaborations and networks.

Local sub-area partnerships
There are five economic sub-areas which work closely in partnership with Coast to Capital.


Local Authorities

The four upper tier and unitary authorities are the main partners for Coast to Capital as well as the 12 districts and borough councils. They are all represented on the Coast to Capital Board and committee membership.


Business Support Organisations
We are closely engaged with businesses and in touch with current business issues. Business representation such as the Chambers of Commerce, CBI, the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors are critical to the development and delivery of strategies and initiatives.

Higher Education and Further Education
Higher and further education, as well as independent training advisers, play a critical role in most aspects of Coast to Capital objectives around the provision of skills. We are working with universities, colleges, independent trainers. This is to ensure they are drawn more effectively into supporting and driving economic and business growth by understanding business needs so students coming out of these institutions are well informed about their employment opportunities and can take the right decisions about their careers.

Growth hub

For help and advice visit our business support portal or call 01403 333840

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