Latest news

New Careers & Enterprise Mentoring Fund

The Government recently announced an investment fund to help build capacity in the mentoring system and expand proven mentoring programmes across the country. These efforts will be …

New Transport Secretary hears how road and rail schemes will kick start Midlands Engine

The new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was in Derby today (July 21st) for the launch of a report by Midlands Connect, the private and public sector partnership tasked …

Region’s largest business event – Leicester Business Festival returns

With expectations of over 100 individual events and thousands expected to attend from across the UK, the LBF will return for the second year running from Monday 24th …

Radical reforms to post-16 education published

On 8th July two key reports were published by Government. A report by the independent panel on technical education, chaired by Lord David Sainsbury The Government’s Skills Plan, …

Midlands Engine Summit discusses transport links to get the most from HS2

Business and political leaders attending a summit to drive forward the Midlands Engine held in-depth talks on transport plans to maximise the economic benefits of HS2.

Japan Day at HORIBA MIRA

Leaders from Japanese automotive companies seeking to engage with the European market were welcomed to HORIBA MIRA, an automotive technology park, on …

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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