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Working with education to improve employability of ‘leavers’

In its Quarterly Economic Survey for the third quarter of 2017, East Midlands Chamber is asking firms about their experiences of trying to engage with...

Heathrow Expansion: East Midlands Logistics Hub EOI

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is supporting a bid to Heathrow Airport for the creation of an East Midlands Logistics Hub at the...

LLEP weekly news – w/e August 18th

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...

TEDxLeicester One Step Beyond: A Satellite Enabled future

TEDXLeicester is hosting an event at the National Space Centre to explore how satellite technology and data is being applied to solve problems for businesses...

£200m of new activity under the Rural Development Programme socio-economic schemes.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has recently announced £200m of new activity under the Rural Development Programme socio-economic schemes. This includes:...

Midlands Engine: Trade Visit to the China International Industry Fair 2017

The Midlands Engine is leading a group to this year’s China International Industry Fair (CIIF) at which the UK is Country of Honour. The 19th...

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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