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Quick response for donations to #ppe4nhs campaign

The LLEP is delighted to report that our partners at Leicester College have responded quickly to the government’s call and local #ppe4nhs campaign to donate...

Innovate UK to invest £20m in innovation to benefit communities following coronavirus

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to...

City gets £85million package of help for businesses

Originally published at www.news.leicester.gov.uk on Thursday, April 2, 2020 BUSINESSES in Leicester which are struggling due to loss of trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic...

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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