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Chancellor announces changes to furlough scheme

29 May 2020 Chancellor of the Exchequor Rishi Sunak today announced changes to the furlough scheme. Currently, the scheme involves the payment of 80% of...

Future Me programme to support young people’s careers education during lockdown

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP), in partnership with Pathways and the University of Leicester, is launching Future Me, a seven-week virtual careers...

Region to receive nearly £1m ERDF to help high streets open safely

On 24 May the government launched its £50m “Re-opening High Streets Safely Fund.” Councils across England are to share £50m of additional funding through the ERDF...

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Jun
04

RESTART programme – hands-on support

Are you facing the challenge of ‘restarting’ your business? You can access free coaching and…
Jun
04

Introduction to Marketing Automation

Join us for a 90-minute webinar introducing the essential components of marketing automation. Learn how…
Jun
10

Paid Search for your E-commerce Business

Learn how to market your e-commerce business via Paid Search including Shopping Ads. As an…

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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