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LLEP weekly news – w/e September 22nd

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) produces a weekly news bulletin of local news, news from other LEPs and from government. Please see  below for the...

Sir John Peace announces The Midlands Engine ‘Vision for Growth’

Sir John Peace, Chairman, Midlands Engine (ME) has launched The Midlands Engine Vision for Growth today (Friday 22nd September), which marks a step change in...

Enhancing business and education relationships

We had a fantastic event last week called ‘Meet the Sector’, which was all about raising awareness of the array of opportunities across sectors in...

Major investment sees partner expand operations at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park

Interface Polymers, based at the University’s Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) has secured a £2m investment round led by private capital investment group 24Haymarket to...

ESIF Event Special Newsletter

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has released its latest ESIF newsletter which focuses on three upcoming events about Open Calls (ERDF PA1 Promoting...

LLEP weekly news – w/e September 15th

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) produces a weekly news bulletin of local news, news from other LEPs and from government. Please see  below for the...

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A few facts about employment in our area

£59m

brought into the local economy through the reinternment of Richard III

£500m

is what the textiles manufacturing industry is worth to the LLEP economy

72%

of the East Midlands' Logistics and Distribution operations are in Leicestershire

40,000

people in our area are employed in the Professional and Financial services sector

2,500

creative businesses are based here - the largest cluster outside London