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East Midlands Leads UK Exports Growth

The East Midlands is the fastest growing region for exports in the UK with a 13 per cent increase on last year according to official...

Multi-million pound benefits for business from new Innovation Hub

New thinking will meet business acumen to drive innovation at Leicester’s £5 million-plus Innovation Hub at the University of Leicester. A state-of-the-art autonomous driving vehicle...

Leicestershire business honoured by Board of Trade Award

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd A Leicestershire business is one of nine in the Midlands to receive a Board of...

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How to get the most out of your Facebook Advertising – Breakfast Seminar

Facebook announced back in January that they were removing most business posts from users’ news…
Sep
25

Collaborate: Setting up and managing an online shop (creative industries)

A series of four workshops providing all the information you need to sell your creative products online.…
Sep
25

Collaborate – Drive your profitability (textile/fashion manufacturers)

Aimed at textile and fashion manufacturers this morning session aims to help you make the…

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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