18 April 2018

Help for businesses to benefit from city construction boom

With almost 9,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the East Midlands in the next four years, businesses in the city and county are being invited to find out how they can make the most of the major regeneration works taking place across the city.   Leicester City Council is hosting a Meet…

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17 April 2018

April ESIF newsletter is out

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has released its latest European Funding newsletter featuring our current Open Calls under European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).  To view all of the latest updates, click here. The post April ESIF newsletter is out appeared first on Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership.

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17 April 2018

LLEP searches for next Chair to steer economic growth in Leicester and Leicestershire

As you may have heard I am due to step down as Chair of the LLEP in a couple of months. I’ve reached my limit of six years of service on the Board and it’s been an absolute pleasure. It’s been an exciting and rewarding period of time working closely with the private and public…

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17 April 2018

Skills for the Future 2018-2030

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is conducting a new skills needs assessment called ‘Skills for the Future’. The LLEP has commissioned York Consulting to carry out a 2018-2030 skills needs assessment, which will examine the changing patterns of employment and sectors across the LLEP area, and gather feedback from local employers and recruitment…

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16 April 2018

Make data protection your business

Data protection regulation is set to change on 25 May this year to give people more control over their data. These laws cover how you collect, use and store people’s personal data. Your customers, employees and other individuals need to be able to trust you to look after and use their personal data properly and…

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13 April 2018

Trading with China

A message from China Britain Regional Initiative (CBRI): China is one of the world’s largest economies and consumer market. There are vast opportunities for local businesses in Leicestershire to trade with China, and with uncertainties around Brexit, there has never been a more important than time. With the support from Leicester City Council and European…

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13 April 2018

Register for Innovate UK’s £10 million in innovation loans

Innovate UK has up to £10 million in innovation loans for UK SMEs’ late-stage manufacturing and materials projects. This loan competition aims to help SMEs progress their innovative manufacturing and materials projects and achieve manufacturing and commercial readiness. There will be 5 opportunities for businesses to apply for an innovation loan. Up to £10 million…

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13 April 2018

HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities Portal

Opportunities available across all sectors As HS2 is an official partner of CompeteFor, all HS2 related opportunities posted on CompeteFor are available free of charge to registered users across all UK regions. As part of its commitment to engaging SMEs, HS2 will use CompeteFor to promote its indirect supply chain spend via tier one organisations…

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13 April 2018

Institute of Physics Business Awards

The IOP Business Innovation Awards are the only awards in the UK and Ireland that celebrate entrepreneurship, excellence in innovation and the successful implementation of physics into a product or service. The Business Innovation Award recognises and celebrates small, medium and large companies that have excelled in innovation, delivering significant economic and / or societal impact through the…

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12 April 2018

Business leaders sought to lead local economic growth

Are you a key player in the business community? Are you passionate about growing the Leicester and Leicestershire economy? Are you ready to voice your opinion and join the LLEP Board? The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is seeking business leaders who share a vision and ambition to drive local economic growth in Leicester…

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