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Integrating Social Media Into Your Business (two-day workshop)

Nowadays it’s highly likely that you’ll have used some form of social media on a personal level – but what are the benefits of social...

Proposals set out for new workspace at Pioneer Park

  Proposals for a development that would provide much-needed commercial workspace at Leicester’s Pioneer Park have been outlined by the city council.   Indicative designs...

Leicester is the UK’s Space City

Leicester’s exciting Space Park project will make the city and region synonymous with the industry, according to one of the region’s foremost experts in planetary...

LEP Network releases summary of Chancellor’s spring statement

The Chancellor presented his second Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March. The Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) forecast for the deficit, debt, GDP and productivity...

Leicester receives nearly £8m for transport schemes

  Leicester has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a range of city transport schemes. The bid – part of the...

More than 1,000 people get jobs with the help of Leicester to Work

A key Leicester City Council initiative has helped more than 1,000 people into employment and more than 695 people into apprenticeships over the past two...

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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