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Three projects granted £6 million by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund

Three Leicestershire partnership projects that aim to boost skills and support people into employment and training have been awarded just over £6 million by the Big …

LLEP submitted £144 million bid for investment in Leicester and Leicestershire

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has submitted its bid for £144 million economic growth money, from the Government’s Local Growth Fund. In March (2016), …

Post-BREXIT ESIF funding update

On Saturday 13th August the UK Treasury announced it will underwrite multi-year projects being funded by European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIFs) after Brexit. Philip Hammond, Chancellor of …

LLEP Economic Profiles

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has completed its annual refresh of Economic Profiles. The 2016 profiles pull together a range of economic data  that …

Employers needed for Leicestershire’s largest ever careers networking event

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is looking for local employers to be part of the largest careers networking event ever to take place in Leicestershire. The …

Local employers invited to take part in skills needs survey

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) commissioned York Consulting to undertake a detailed skills needs analysis of …

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Upcoming events

Sep
21

FREE CPD EVENT - Embedding Employability in the Curriculum

Hold the date! The National Careers Service, Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership and Careers and Enterprise Company are coordinating a free CPD event for senior …
Nov
4

Careers Speed Networking

Employers needed for Leicestershire’s largest ever careers networking event The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) are looking for local employers to be part of the …

Upcoming events

Sep
21

FREE CPD EVENT - Embedding Employability in the Curriculum

Hold the date! The National Careers Service, Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership and Careers and Enterprise Company are coordinating a free CPD event for senior …
Nov
4

Careers Speed Networking

Employers needed for Leicestershire’s largest ever careers networking event The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) are looking for local employers to be part of the …

A few facts about employment in our area

9,470

residents started an Apprenticeship in 2014/2015

14,135

less people claimed out of work benefits in March 2016 compared to March 2013

9.5%

of all employees in Leicester and Leicestershire work in the Logistics and Distribution sector

13%

growth in employment in the Professional and Financial sector between 2009-2014

350

career opportunities within the Health and Care sector