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Top 100 UK employers increasingly target students from University of Leicester

Leicester climbs to highest ever position among top 25 UK universities targeted by leading employers The UK’s 100 best-known graduate employers are increasingly targeting students...

ESIF January newsletter is out!

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has released its latest ESIF newsletter. Click here to view the January edition.

Applications are now open for the final Big Lottery/ESF Building Better opportunities grant

The Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty,...

Charter Street Bridge officially opens

A BRAND new footbridge connecting Leicester's Abbey Park to Belgrave Road has been officially opened. The Charter Street Bridge, a five-metre wide structure spanning the...

Have your say on how city and county will grow

People are being asked to have their say on a plan setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future. A draft Strategic...

Credit card surcharges end this weekend

Customers cannot be surcharged for using credit cards after Friday, but prices could rise as a consequence. Under the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which...

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Come along to @EMA_Airport's 'Big Job Fair' Saturday 27th January 2018, from 10am until…JP
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Midlands Business Network January Expo 2018

Join us at our January Expo, where we have 100 exhibiting businesses making a big...

Jobs Fair at East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport will once again be hosting our ‘Big Job Fair’ on Saturday 27th...

A few facts about employment in our area


brought into the local economy through the reinternment of Richard III


is what the textiles manufacturing industry is worth to the LLEP economy


of the East Midlands' Logistics and Distribution operations are in Leicestershire


people in our area are employed in the Professional and Financial services sector


creative businesses are based here - the largest cluster outside London