Research and publications

This page brings together relevant reports and publications that have been commissioned by the North East Evidence Hub partners. It aims to provide useful insights and share learning and recommendations from commissioned research in an easy and accessible format.

The impact of COVID-19 on the Good Work Agenda and flexible working

Researched and written by academics at Durham University Business School and Sheffield University Ma...

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Offshore Wind Skills Provision

Energi Coast Skills Group commissioned a survey exploring skills provision in the North East

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Our Economy 2021

Our Economy is our annual update on the current performance of the North East economy and how it is ...

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North East Community Energy Study

Enabling the community energy in the North East of England: Tackling the Energy Emergency

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Digital Exclusion in the North East LEP Area

Commissioned by the North East LEP’s Skills Advisory Panel (SAP), the report highlights the impact d...

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Growth through Mentoring Interim Evaluation March 2020

In 2018, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) commissioned an external independent eval...

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Employment and skills needs of the offshore wind, tourism, and health and social care sectors in the North East LEP area

In 2020, the North East LEP commissioned Ortus to explore the employment and skills needs within thr...

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Business startup and self employment study March 2021

The aim of the study is to understand the impact of COVID-19 on business start-up and self-employmen...

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Opportunity North East Summary Report April 2020

Opportunity North East (ONE) is a three year, £24 million, Department for Education (DfE) sponsored ...

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COVID-19 Intelligence: May 2021 update

This report forms part of our ongoing monitoring of the immediate and longer term impacts of the COV...

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Opportunity North East Summary Report

Opportunity North East (ONE) is a three year, £24 million, Department for Education (DfE) sponsored ...

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Employment and skills needs of the offshore wind tourism and health and social care sectors

In 2020, the North East LEP commissioned Ortus to explore the employment and skills needs within thr...

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Business start-up and self employment study

The North East LEP commissioned New Skills Consulting and Ortus Economic Research to investigate the...

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The North East Growth Hub Monthly Survey

For the past month, the North East Growth Hub has been gathering intelligence on Covid-19 and EU tra...

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Health and life sciences skills report

Health and life sciences form one of the four areas of strategic importance set out in the North Eas...

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North East Ambition Career Benchmarks: Primary Pilot. Year 1 report

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) teamed up with the EY Foundation to deliver the Ca...

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COVID-19 Intelligence: March 2021 update

This report forms part of our ongoing monitoring of the immediate and longer term impacts of the COV...

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COVID-19 Intelligence: January 2021 update

This report forms part of our ongoing monitoring of the immediate and longer term impacts of the COV...

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Google Mobility data for the North East LEP area

These reports are based on data from users who have opted into their Google account location history

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COVID-19 Intelligence: food and drink

This report focuses on data and intelligence gathered on the food and drink sector

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COVID-19 Intelligence: December 2020 update

This report forms part of our ongoing monitoring of the immediate and longer term impacts of the COV...

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COVID-19 Intelligence: Arts, Culture, Tourism and Hospitality

This report focusses on the data and intelligence gathered on the arts, culture, heritage and touris...

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Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports

Google mobility data highlights how COVID-19 restrictions and initiatives have impacted visits to re...

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COVID-19 Intelligence: Summary Report

This report has been collated by New Skills Consulting and Ortus Economic Research, working in partn...

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VCSE Sector: Summary Report

This report is a complementary summary report that focuses on the data and intelligence gathering on...

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Our Economy 2020

Our Economy is our annual update on the current performance of the North East economy and how it is ...

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Growth through Mentoring Interim Evaluation

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Our Economy 2019

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Our Economy 2018

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