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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