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‘Tis the season to shop online

[caption id="attachment_52363" align="aligncenter" width="458"] a cargo plane is unloaded at East Midlands Airport[/caption] During the busiest periods in the run-up to Christmas, over 1 million...

Loughborough University publishes vision to nurture nationwide economic growth

Loughborough University has launched the Loughborough Area of Innovation – an ambitious vision for university-led growth aligned to the government’s Industrial Strategy. The Loughborough Area of...

LLEP issues Local industrial Strategy Call for Evidence

The Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has today (6 December) issued a Call for Evidence to inform the development of its new Local...

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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