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Growing utilities business cements commitment to Leicester with Waterside property investment

MIDLANDS-based business energy and water supplier Yü Energy has demonstrated its confidence in Leicester following a multi-million commercial property deal, which was advised by local...

Final opportunities to join Team Leicester at MIPIM

As Team Leicester nears the final stages of preparation before heading out to MIPIM, it is the last chance to sign up to sponsor. The...

Planning for phase II of Space Park Leicester granted

Planning permission has been granted for the second phase development of Space Park Leicester, a landmark initiative to create a world-leading cluster for innovative research,...

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Feb
24

Leicester Innovation Week 2020

  Leicester Innovation Week kicks runs from 24 - 28 February 2020 and there are…
Feb
24

Leicester Innovation Week 2020 Launch Event

Join the LLEP, Business Gateway Growth Hub and partners for the launch of Innovation Week…
Mar
05

LLEP Business Breakfast Briefing

Join us at this breakfast briefing event to hear the latest updates from the LLEP…

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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