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Leicester-based design company wins prestigious award

Leicester-based design company Newenglish Design has won a Prestigious Award for its work on Inspire Culture’s Beeston Library, Nottinghamshire at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards...

LLEP Business Breakfast event well attended

Today, the LLEP held a Business Breakfast Briefing, which was attended by over 120 delegates from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Attendees heard the...

Women Leaders celebrated at LEP event

On 6 June, the Local Enterprise Partnership Network will host an event to celebrate the contribution to UK industry made by women. LEP Women Leaders...

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Collaborate: Internal audits – food manufacturing

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How to tell your business story through social media

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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