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Action Planning

Last Modified March 01, 2021




The Headline Actions below will underpin the development and delivery of the priority projects to 2016.

Creating certainty for investment
PP1 - Invest Hertsmere
  • Attend MIPIM UK (International Property Event) as part of Hertfordshire grouping to promote Hertsmere internationally
  • Produce inward investment brochures to market key development sites
  • Feed into the Hertfordshire Economic Development Officer Group to lobby for improvements across Hertsmere
  • Deliver broadband demand stimulation initiative
  • Explore establishment of council owned property development company
PP2 - Vibrant Hertsmere
  • Develop Strategies for public realm improvement across main towns
  • Develop programme for the use of the section 106 and Community Infrastructure Levy money in order to deliver improvements

Nurturing employment and enterprise
PP3 - Enterprising Hertsmere
  • Signpost business support networks and programmes currently on offer throughout the country
  • Feed into Asset Management Strategy
PP4 - Hertsmere Connect
  • Develop programme of business meetings and events to improve business networking across the borough including Business Expo in October
  • Publish charter and support through council Business Champions Group
Championing learning and skills
PP6 - Skilling Hertsmere 
  • Develop and support the roll out of Dragons Apprentice Challenge across the borough
  • Set up and run skills group
  • Produce and drive forward skills strategy and action plan
  • Encourage and promote apprenticeships internally and externally
Generating quality places
PP7 - South Hertfordshire/North London Creative Corridor
  • Put in place joint working arrangements with other local authorities in the corridor
  • Agree and deliver joint work programme
PP8 - Elstree Creative Corridor
  • Consider key sites as part of the review of the local plan
PP9 - Town Centre Improvement Strategies
  • Consider strategies to revitalise the town centres to make them viable for the modern economy
Driving a sector approach
PP10 - Sector Strategies
  • Produce sector profiles, beginning with the creative sector
  • Support Creative England film charter
  • Develop sector networks, beginning with the creative sector cluster
  • Develop and deliver sector based action plans
Making it happen
PP11 - Partnership Working
  • Set up economic board and hold quarterly meetings
  • Set up sub groups to drive delivery

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