Recent global events have affected many organisations. Within Leeds City Region, manufacturing businesses have been struck by the economic shock caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Manufacturing Recovery Plan in partnership with with key strategic partners, including Leeds City Region LEP and others such as LCR Manufacturing Supply Chain Programme and Skills Service, provides coordinated approach to deliver so much needed comprehensive support for manufacturing SMEs in these challenging times.
The Manufacturing Recovery Plan is not just about recovery but also building resilience inside a manufacturing business. We aim to ensure that companies are better prepared for any future “shocks”. Utilising one dedicated ‘client manager’ who will work alongside you to coordinate any suitable grants, and provide free technical support, The Manufacturing Recovery Plan provides a three-stage approach to the support packages for SME manufacturing businesses based in Leeds City Region. Your single point of contact client manager will work closely alongside you to build resilience at every stage. The three stages are not prescriptive, and the client manager working with the business will develop a personalised action plan for your business.