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Leicester’s Eco House seeks crowdfunding support

Western Ward Community Enterprise (WWCE) is seeking public support through a crowdfunding appeal. The  ‘Project Hive’ appeal will help raise £26,000 to kickstart its plans...

Leicester in top 10 cities report

Leicester is ranked No. 10 in the Good Growth for Cities 2019 report released on 12 November. The index of 10 indicators, against which the...

LLEP wins Leicester Business Festival Award for most pioneering event

         Leicester Business Festival (LBF) ended this afternoon following two busy weeks filled with more than 100 business events. The Leicester Business...

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Inspiring Cities National Conference

Date: 26 Nov 2019 - 27 Nov 2019 Location: St Martin’s House, 7 Peacock Lane,…
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NBV | Starting in Business Programme -Leicester

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses (more…)
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05

Life Science Skills Summit

Date: 5 December 2019 Location: Charnwood Campus, Bakewell Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RB Time: 9:30…

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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