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Direct Trade Bags secure funding for further expansion

Great news for Direct Trade Bags as Insider Media reports today that they have secured a multimillion-pound funding package from Barclays to further expand. The Leicestershire...

JJ Churchill reduces machining operations by half with Blue Photon

     Aerospace engineering firm JJ Churchill today announced that it has reduced its tooling costs by 5% with a 50% reduction in the number...

£3.8m available under the LLEP’s European Social Fund (ESF) Programme 2014-20

Organisations are invited to apply for part of a £1.9m ESF funding pot to run projects supporting people in Leicester and Leicestershire employed by SMEs...

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25

MED-TECH INNOVATION EXPO 2018

Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the UK and Ireland's leading medical technology event - the only...
Jun
13

MEDILINK EAST MIDLANDS INNOVATION DAY 2018 – SAVE THE DATE

Save the date for our premier annual event: Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day 2018. 
Jun
29

MIDLANDS BUSINESS NETWORK JUNE EXPO 2018

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

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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