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

06 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Innovate UK to invest £20m in innovation to benefit communities following coronavirus

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to...

02 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

City gets £85million package of help for businesses

Originally published at www.news.leicester.gov.uk on Thursday, April 2, 2020 BUSINESSES in Leicester which are struggling due to loss of trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic...

01 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

East Midlands Airport remains a gateway for essential goods in unprecedented times

 East Midlands continues to operate over half of its scheduled flights – more than any other major European Airport Cargo flights up 7.4%, driven by...

01 Apr 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Latest Labour Market Dashboards released

We have released our Labour Market Dashboards for March 2020. These provide a valuable snapshot of the area.  Information contained in the dashboards relate to...

31 Mar 2020 | Category: LLEP News

New life-saving breathing aid approved

The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved a newly adapted breathing aid that was developed in just 10 days by University College...

31 Mar 2020 | Category: LLEP News

Business Gateway leads effort to support businesses through coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus crisis, the Business Gateway Growth Hub is co-ordinating support for businesses. The growth hub is the first port of call...

28 Mar 2020 | Category: LLEP News

UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma has announced changes to insolvency laws to help businesses “emerge intact the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic.” The new...

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