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- Lincolnshire County Council
- Lincolnshire Research Observatory Partnership
- The National Apprenticeship Service
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East Midlands Development Agency (emda)
East Midlands Development Agency (emda) is one of nine Regional Development Agencies in England, set up in 1999 to bring a regional focus to economic development.
Ten years on, independent evaluation shows emda has:
- Had a significant impact on the region's economy
- Generated economic benefits that substantially outweigh its overall costs
- Put back over £9 of economic output (or GVA) into the regional economy for every £1 it spends
- Produced more than £1 billion in economic benefits per year
- A wider impact on people, places and businesses in the
East Midlandsthat cannot be captured by figures alone
emda is committed to supporting the region through the current downturn and has put in place a range of measures to provide real help during these challenging times.
Over the long term, emda's aim is to deliver the 2006 Regional Economic Strategy (RES) by working in partnership with public, private and voluntary organisations. The RES highlights the themes of productivity, sustainability and equality and sets out key priorities until 2020 to ensure the vision for 'a flourishing region' can be achieved.
The Economic Regeneration department of Lincolnshire County Council delivers a range of economic, social and health services, addressing the needs of
- Regenerate and grow our urban areas
- stimulate business creation, expansion, innovation and inward investment
- encourage enterprise
- facilitate development of commercial sites, properties and business infrastructure
- support communities and develop people
- attract funding from relevant, external sources
The overall aims and objectives of the County Council are to improve the productivity, competitiveness, standard of living and the quality of life for the people and businesses of
The Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO) is a partnership of organisations across the County who aim to share and improve access to quality information about Lincolnshire.
The LRO website is maintained within the Economic Regeneration department of Lincolnshire County Council and provides access to information on a range of issues affecting Lincolnshire including the economy, health, eduction and population.
You can contact the LRO at:
The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) launched at the end of April 2009 to give further impetus to the growth of Apprenticeships in
The NAS is tasked with increasing the number of Apprenticeship opportunities through:
- Delivering one to one expert advice on Apprenticeships to employers;
- Stimulating demand for Apprenticeships from individuals;
- Providing a new web-based service through which employers advertise vacancies, and potential apprentices apply online;
- Ensuring that training is relevant, timely and of high quality;
- Working with employers and training providers to identify and respond to gaps and emerging skills needs.
Rutland is a small rural unitary authority situated in the south-east of the East Midlands. It is bordered by Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. The geographic county covers a sparsely populated rural area of 392km2 with a population of 34,500 and a population density of 88 persons per km2. There are two small market towns of Oakham (the administrative centre) and Uppingham and over forty villages of varying size and nature. The county has large areas of farmland and is dominated by Rutland Water, an Anglian Water reservoir located at the centre of the County.