BEIS, Growth Deals: initial guidance for local enterprise partnerships

This document published in 2013 sets out Government guidance in writing Strategic Economic Plans (SEPs).

  • Chapter 1 presents an introduction on Growth Deals and how they work.
  • Chapter 2 of this guidance document covers Strategic Economic Plans and recommendations for putting these together. This includes details on the key elements that a SEP should include.
  • Chapter 3 provides details on the timeline and process for Local Growth Fund (LGF) application up to April 2015. This section is not updated to reflect the latest round of LGF applications.
  • Annex A contains the details on the criteria used to assess SEPs, i.e. “what does good look like?”