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The LLEP is recruiting!

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is looking to recruit two new Project Officers to join the team. This is an exciting time to join...

The Big Assembly returns in 2018

          Save the date for THE BIG ASSEMBLY 2018 The Big Assembly’ is a live video stream to thousands of young...

Senior appointment to new world-class skills centre

The LLEP supported £9.5m skills centre for the automotive sector at Horiba MIRA has been given a boost by the appointment of an operations manager...

PR Opportunity: Do you employ apprentices?

The National Apprenticeship Service have commissioned a series of 60 live broadcasts and are looking for employers who would be willing to participate. The Apprenticeship...

Leicester is the second best city to start a business

Leicester is the second best city in the UK in which to start a business, according to Barclays’ SME Growth Factors Index, with some of...

Loughborough University helping to drive growth across the UK 

The importance of Loughborough University to the economy and employment, both regionally and nationally, has been highlighted by a new report. The report outlines the impact of...

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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