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Leicester Woman presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

On the Queen’s 90th birthday (April 21st) it was announced that Dorothy Francis, Chief Executive of Leicestershire based CASE (Co-operative and Social Enterprise Development Agency) had …

The LLEP economy and leaving the EU

Following heated debates over the past few months the outcome of the referendum means that the UK has voted in favour of leaving the EU. What …

Leicester Business Festival returns: 24th Oct-4th Nov.

Following the immense success of the first LBF in 2015, this exciting fortnight of business events is returning on 24th October. Last year saw over 80 …

Skills for the Future study

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is conducting a new skills needs assessment called, Skills for the Future.  Probably the biggest single issue currently for …

Reminder! Employer workshop Wednesday 29th June!

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is conducting a new skills needs assessment called, Skills for the Future.  Probably the biggest single issue currently for …

Chamber 2016 Employment and Skills Summit, June 28th 2016

Delivering the right skills for the economy is a key priority for Leicester and Leicestershire. The Chamber’s 2016 Employment and Skills Summit is back to support …

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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 …

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 …

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