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LLEP Skills for the Future research report 2016 now available!

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) recently commissioned York Consulting to carry out a 2016 skills needs assessment, Skills for the Future. As part of …

Local Creative Businesses invited to Breakfast event

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is hosting its quarterly Business Leaders’ Breakfast event with a focus on the Creative Industries Sector. This free …

Mandip Rai appointed new LLEP Director

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is extremely delighted to announce that Mandip Rai, Head of Strategy and Engagement at the LLEP …

Teachers across Leicester and Leicestershire attend event to enhance knowledge of local business

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is working in partnership with the National Careers Service and the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) to help develop …

Funding Available for Community Minibuses

The second round of the Community Minibus Fund has been launched by the Department for Transport. The total …

LLEP Textiles Business Forum

The Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is hosting a VIP event specifically for locally headquartered retail buyers, manufacturers and industry experts. The breakfast …

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Upcoming events

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

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