Evidence Base – Archive Reports

Our research into the skills needs and requirements of Lancashire's priority business sectors including our Labour Market Intelligence.

Economic value of apprenticeships

The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub and LESEP commissioned L&W Institute to investigate the economic value of apprenticeships, reviewing literature on the returns from apprenticeships for individuals  and businesses.

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2018 Lancashire Labour Market Intelligence Toolkit

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2018 Labour Market Information by Travel to Work Area

This section contains the six Travel to Work Area Reports and the fact sheets for each Travel to Work Area. You can access each of the reports by clicking on the relevant section below.

Travel to Work Area Labour Market Intelligence Factsheets
Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Download Report Download Factsheet
Lancaster & Morecambe Download Report Download Factsheet
Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Rossendale & Ribble Valley Download Report Download Factsheet
Burnley & Pendle Download Report Download Factsheet
West Lancashire Download Report Download Factsheet
Preston, Chorley & South Ribble Download Report Download Factsheet

2016 Priority Sector Studies

We have researched the skills needs and requirements of Lancashire businesses across a range of sectors which have been identified in Lancashire due to their high replacement demand needs and significant growth potential.

You can access the executive summary of each of the seven priority sectors studies by clicking on the relevant sector name.

If you would like the full report of any of the sector studies please email your request to LancsSkillsHub@lancashirelep.co.uk.

2016 Priority Sector LMI Fact Sheets

We have taken the research into each of our priority sectors and we have created these LMI fact sheets.

They give you key information about each of the sectors in Lancashire and sign post you to further information and resources. They are free for you to use, please contact us and let us know if you find them useful.