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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...

Regional Monitor report shows Midlands performance is strong

Some positive statistics about the Midlands are presented in a new Regional Monitor report produced by the Economic Forum in conjunction with Birmingham City University....

Teachers across the county attend event to enhance knowledge of local business

An innovative training event took place today (Thursday 14th September) at City Hall, Leicester to raise awareness of the variety of opportunities in sectors across...

LLEP weekly news – w/e September 8th

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