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East Midlands leaders confident of direct trade flights to China

Leicestershire could become a key UK and European gateway for improved trade links with China thanks to East Midlands Airport’s cargo capability. Officials in the...

Hundreds of student bright futures inspired by local businesses

Nearly 300 students from Leicester and Leicestershire schools and colleges networked with 148 employers at an exciting speed networking careers event, held at Leicester Racecourse....

Leicester’s Eco House seeks crowdfunding support

Western Ward Community Enterprise (WWCE) is seeking public support through a crowdfunding appeal. The  ‘Project Hive’ appeal will help raise £26,000 to kickstart its plans...

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A few facts about employment in our area


higher education students attend the region's three universities


of the population of Leicester is aged 18-24 (against a national average of 8.7%)


people employed in professional, scientific or technical industries


of the population of Leicester is of working age (against a national average of 62.8%)


employee growth in the professional, scientific and technical sectors 2011-2017 - an increase of 17,000 workers