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Leicester Business Festival now taking bookings

Events that have been confirmed so far for the 2020 Leicester Business Festival are now live on the LBF website. This year's programme is already...

Invitation to tender for Peer to Peer Networks launched

Today (22 September) the Business Gateway Growth Hub has launched an invitation to tender for a new Peer to Peer Network service to be delivered...

Business 2 Business awarded Innovate UK Grant Funding to develop a recruitment portal utilising artificial intelligence

Connecting Britain Back to Work Business 2 Business UK Limited is delighted to announce that it has been awarded grant funding by Innovate UK, through...

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23

Fit4HS2 Leicestershire: HS2 Supply Chain Readiness – Fit for tendering, best practice

This event is open to all businesses looking for business development opportunities, available as part…
Oct
08

Highlighting the impact of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Join this virtual event to explore the impact the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has…

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A few facts about employment in our area

60,000

higher education students attend the region's three universities

14.6%

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

41,000

people employed in professional, scientific or technical industries

68%

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

70.8%

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