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Leicester-based design company wins prestigious award

Leicester-based design company Newenglish Design has won a Prestigious Award for its work on Inspire Culture’s Beeston Library, Nottinghamshire at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards...

LLEP Business Breakfast event well attended

Today, the LLEP held a Business Breakfast Briefing, which was attended by over 120 delegates from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Attendees heard the...

Women Leaders celebrated at LEP event

On 6 June, the Local Enterprise Partnership Network will host an event to celebrate the contribution to UK industry made by women. LEP Women Leaders...

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IPO UK – WIPO Conference

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18

Collaborate: Internal audits – food manufacturing

A workshop for food and drink manufacturers that will provide help and guidance on how…
Jun
18

How to tell your business story through social media

            How do you stand out in a crowded market…

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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