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Milestone mark for Snibston regeneration project

Iconic statues celebrating wildlife that once roamed Coalville have been moved as part of plans to transform the Snibston Colliery site. The £3m regeneration scheme,...

Leicester software firm raises £950k in second funding round

A Leicester businesswoman whose software platform helps companies to manage rebate and incentive schemes has raised a further £950,000 from investors. Leanne Bonner-Cooke MBE, who...

County heritage sites receive grant boost

The county council has been awarded more than £70,000 as part of the government's £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help the heritage sector face...

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A few facts about employment in our area


higher education students attend the region's three universities


of the population of Leicester is aged 18-24 (against a national average of 8.7%)


people employed in professional, scientific or technical industries


of the population of Leicester is of working age (against a national average of 62.8%)


employee growth in the professional, scientific and technical sectors 2011-2017 - an increase of 17,000 workers