About the LLEP

Our vision is to “Create a vibrant, attractive and distinctive place with highly skilled people making Leicester and Leicestershire the destination of choice for successful businesses.”

Our aim by 2020, is to:

  • Create 45,000 new jobs
  • Leverage £2.5bn of private investment
  • Increase GVA (Gross Value Added) by £4bn from £19bn to £23bn.

SEP  – In 2014, we developed a Strategic Economic Plan (SEP). This provides the framework for achieving our vision by investing in our Place, our Businesses and in our People.

Key Sectors – We identified eight priority sectors that will support the delivery of the aims and objectives of our Strategic Economic Plan (SEP). These are:

  • Low Carbon
  • Food & Drink Manufacturing
  • Creative Industries
  • Textile Manufacturing
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Professional & Financial Services
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

Equality – The LLEP’s accountable body is Leicester City Council and as such we comply with the policy and procedures in equality and diversity, set out on the City Council website.

Complaints – Any complaints should be directed through Leicester City Council’s complaints procedure.