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Business Growth Grant provides £19k boost for KJN Automation

Precision engineering business KJN Automation, based in Peckleton, Leicestershire is the first company to secure a Business Growth Grant from the Business Gateway Growth Hub....

Support for communities to develop ‘green’ projects

  Leicestershire County Council is offering grants of up to £3,000 for community groups and organisations to develop 'green' projects. The Shire Environment Grant scheme...

Business Gateway Ideas Taskforce will aid recovery through innovation

On Friday 10 July, during a webinar on business Recovery Through Innovation, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) will launch the Business Gateway...

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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