09 February 2018

Billions of pounds of Midlands investment opportunities to be unveiled at MIPIM 2018

The Midlands area – including Team Leicester – will come together to showcase investment opportunities worth almost £10 billion at this year’s global property and real estate show MIPIM (13th-16th March, Cannes, France). More than 70 public and private sector partners, 10 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas, and the Department for International Trade (DIT) will…

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09 February 2018

Key findings from Leicester and Leicestershire Business Survey unveiled

A new survey that captures over 1,000 employers’ views on the current business landscape in the Leicester and Leicestershire area is to be launched at a business briefing event next week. The Leicester and Leicestershire Business Survey, which will be officially launched at the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s (LLEP) Business Breakfast Briefing on Thursday…

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08 February 2018

LLEP Business Leader’s Breakfast Briefing returns

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is hosting the first of a new series of Business Breakfast Briefings on Thursday 15th February, 7.30am- 9 am at City Hall, Leicester.  The morning events will run quarterly and local businesses are invited to hear about the latest news and economic updates from the LLEP as well as plans…

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08 February 2018

Win £10,000 for your Tech idea with BT

LLEP Businesses urged to compete in BT and Cabinet Office search for small companies with BIG tech ideas. BT has launched a competition for small and medium businesses, in partnership with the Cabinet Office and TechHub, to find the latest innovations to boost digital public services, defence and retail. The partners are on the hunt…

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06 February 2018

Leicester Business Festival 2018 dates announced

The dates for this year’s Leicester Business Festival fortnight have been set as Monday 29 October to Friday 9 November. Leicester Castle Business School is again the Business Festival Headline Partner, having signed up in 2017 for a three-year term. East Midlands Chamber, the LLEP Business Gateway and East Midlands Airport are also continuing to support the…

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06 February 2018

The Pensions Regulator carries out spot checks on East Midlands employers

Automatic enrolment is an ongoing process – it does not end with your declaration of compliance. The Pensions Regulator carries out spot checks around the country to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment (AE) duties. Nearly one million employers across the UK have met their AE duties, with more than nine million workers…

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06 February 2018

Digital Growth Conference 18: explore the future

  15 March 2018 | LCFC – King Power Stadium, Leicester #DGPConf18 Bookings are now open! Delivered in partnership with Superfast Leicestershire, the full-day Conference will help businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire by providing an insight into the latest developments of digital technologies. We have an action-packed agenda with a line-up of great speakers including…

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06 February 2018

Shire Community Grant Extra Deadline

SHIRE Community Grants – Final Round Deadline: Monday 26th February 2018 An additional deadline for Leicestershire County Council’s SHIRE Community Grant has been set for the 26th of February 2018. Eligible organisations can apply for grants of up to £10,000 or smaller grants of up to £3,000 for community based projects and activities that achieve…

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02 February 2018

Project Funding deadline is extended to 28th February

Due to significant interest in the current Business Rates Pool funding opportunity, the LLEP Executive has decided to extend the application deadline to 23:59, 28th February. Through the Local Authorities of Leicester and Leicestershire working together to pool business rates, the LLEP has been granted up to £10m over the next two years to support projects…

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01 February 2018

East Leicestershire LEADER reopens for Expressions of Interest

Farms, businesses and community groups are invited to submit applications to the LEADER grant scheme which aims to boost East Leicestershire’s rural economy and create jobs. The scheme reopens for expressions of interest today (Thursday 1st February) LEADER, part of the European Union’s Rural Development Programme, was launched locally in 2015 to support rural business…

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