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The Learning Legacy is a series of reports that captures knowledge, achievements and lessons learned from twelve years of regional economic development in Yorkshire and Humber.  It seeks to pass knowledge on to other bodies who may be able to apply it now or in the future. 

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A delegation of Danish companies involved in the offshore wind industry will visit Yorkshire and Humber this week as part of a drive to make the region a multi-billion pound player in offshore wind and energy generation.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) today celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its Wakefield plant, the largest soft drinks manufacturing site in Europe. CCE is also announcing plans to invest £13m in a new can line at Wakefield which will increase production by an additional 2,000 cans every minute.

Yorkshire Forward has announced a new business plan which sets out how the Development Agency is responding to the challenges the region faces from the economic downturn and how it is working to ensure that the regional economy is able to respond quickly to the upturn when it comes.Yorkshire Forward has announced a new business plan which sets out how the Development Agency is responding to the challenges the region faces from the economic downturn and how it is working to ensure that the regional economy is able to respond quickly to the upturn when it comes.

There is no doubt that sporting events are big business for the places that choose to host them. This weekend we will see thousands of spectators descend on our region to enjoy world class sporting events, and they will not only be enjoyable occasions but also benefit the Yorkshire and Humber economy for some time to come.

Despite the recession, Yorkshire & Humber remains a leading destination for foreign investors