29 May 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Chancellor announces changes to furlough scheme

29 May 2020 Chancellor of the Exchequor Rishi Sunak today announced changes to the furlough scheme. Currently, the scheme involves the payment of 80% of...Read More

24 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Coronavirus support package for key transport routes

Vital routes for supplies and people have been protected through a coronavirus support package to keep the flow of goods and services running smoothly in...

23 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News, Partner News

Call to industry to support Leicestershire PPE drive

The Lord Lieutenant is teaming up with local councils and business leaders in a new drive urging companies to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) for...

21 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

New COVID-19 Redundancy and Recruitment Service For Leicester and Leicestershire

A NEW service has been launched to support people in Leicester and Leicestershire who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Leicester...

20 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

New fund for innovative businesses

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today announced a new Billion-pound support package for innovative firms hit by Coronavirus. The package includes a £500 million...

20 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Coronavirus job retention scheme now open

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now open for applications, 10 days ahead of schedule. Employers can now go online to claim cash grants worth...

16 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Lockdown extended for at least another 3 weeks

Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has today (Thursday 16 April) confirmed that the nationwide lockdown, put in place on 23 March, will remain in place for...

08 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Quick response for donations to #ppe4nhs campaign

The LLEP is delighted to report that our partners at Leicester College have responded quickly to the government’s call and local #ppe4nhs campaign to donate...

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