Demographics

ENTERPRISE ZONE

  • Benefits are up to £275,000 off the rates bill over a 5 year period
  • Ability to benefit from Enhanced Capital Allowances (further detail available upon request)
  • Simplified planning system
  • Superfast broadband

Workforce*

  • Leeds City Region has 1,502,000 people in employment from a population of 3,010,000.
  • Leeds is the second largest employment centre in the UK and third largest manufacturing centre.
  • 60,700 people employed in the manufacturing and construction industry.
  • 17,800 people employed in the transport and storage industry.
  • Leeds unemployment claimant count is 14,530 – 3.2% of the working age population. Great Britain average is 2.0% (2014).

* Source: Office for National Statistics

£275,000

OFF THE RATES BILL

SAVINGS £££

ENHANCED CAPITAL
ALLOWANCES

60,700

PEOPLE EMPLOYED IN
THE MANUFACTURING &
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

17,800

PEOPLE EMPLOYED
IN THE TRANSPORT
& STORAGE INDUSTRY