The LEP incorporates our own policies and those from our accountable body, Somerset County Council.


For further informaiton see links:

Assurance Framework –   – The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership and its accountable body, Somerset County Council, have responsibility for ensuring that all funding decisions are made in accordance with the Assurance Framework, which ensures robust and accountable processes are in place, as required by Government in dealing with public funds. The Chief Executive is responsible for day to day processes and ensuring value for money is delivered.

The LEP is an equal opportunities organisation and strives for its activities to reflect the diversity of the community. Specifically we work within the framework of Somerset County Council’s Equality and Diversity Policy.

HotSW LEP Articles of Association – These set out the terms of reference for our board and how it will operate.

All LEP staff and Board Members have signed up to this policy.

Code of Conduct – Members

Code of Conduct – Staff