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16 Sep 2019

Midlands Engine deepens ties with China

Ties between the Midlands and China have received a further boost with the signing of a new agreement to promote science and technology co-operation between the Midlands Engine and the Province of Zhejiang. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on behalf of the Midlands Engine by Sir John Peace, Chairman of the Midlands Engine,…

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13 Sep 2019

New Online Magazine examining Britain’s Regional Performance

  If you are interested in how your region is performing statistically versus other UK regions that you can browse www.thestateofbritain.co.uk/stats to find out.

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10 Sep 2019

35 Year discovery that changed criminal investigations forever

Images: Dr Turi King, University of Leicester   At 09:05 on Monday 10 September 1984, a discovery in a laboratory at the University of Leicester changed the way criminal investigations were carried out. The discovery, made by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys who had his eureka moment when he realised that human DNA could produce consistent,…

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Date/Time Event
22 Jul 2019 - 05 Aug 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
NBV | Starting in Business Programme -Leicester
Campanile Hotel, Leicester
31 Jul 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Collaborate: Setting up and managing an online shop (creative industries)
LCB Depot, Leicester Leicestershire

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19 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

Copernicus Hackathon

Leicester City

Copernicus Hackathon

Food Security and Resilience

19 and 20 September 2019

Join the challenge, Feed the World, Invent the Future!

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19 Sep 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Blaby

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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24 Sep 2019

Collaborate: How to Secure Public Sector Contracts – Harborough District

Leicester City

This free event focuses on public procurement processes and seeks to boost the confidence of smaller organisations to tender for locally-available work across Leicestershire.

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24 Sep 2019

Free Brexit Business Readiness Event

Leicester City

 

 

A free event for businesses that need support around Brexit including advice stands and expert help.

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25 Sep 2019

Collaborate: Introduction to BRC for Food Safety

Leicester City

A free workshop for food and drink manufacturers providing information on the benefits of the BRC standard and how you can continue to achieve the Standard.

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26 Sep 2019

Marketing Forum with East Midlands Chamber

Leicester City

Are you responsible for the marketing activity in your organisation, or provide clients with marketing services? If so this forum is for you.

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26 Sep 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Oadby

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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30 Sep 2019

Launch event for final local ESF open calls

Leicester City

The event will take place in the presentation suite at Leicester’s City Hall from 10am – 12pm.

New European Social Fund Open Calls for Leicester and Leicestershire were released on 16 September 2019, and will close on 9 December 2019.

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The calls will be focused on digital skills, sector-specific skills for productivity and the Leicester Employment Hub, and will have an allocation of £4.8 million of LLEP ESF funding under Investment Priorities 2.1 and 2.2.

These will be the final ESF Open Calls; funding will be made available under the following investment priorities:

The focus of the joint calls is to support the businesses themselves to be able to take advantage of training opportunities related to digital or sector specific skills, and to create an infrastructure which assists in this development. The Employment Hub will focus on working with SME’s to increase the take-up of apprenticeships across the area.

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01 Oct 2019

LLEP Annual General Meeting

Leicester City

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07 Oct 2019

NBV | Starting in Business Programme -Leicester

Leicester City

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses

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21 Oct 2019

NBV | Starting in Business Programme – Harborough

Leicester City

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses

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23 Oct 2019

Get ready for Brexit – Leicester

 

The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on the 31 October 2019 and your business will need to take action to get ready. 

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24 Oct 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Harborough

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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31 Oct 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Wigston

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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04 Nov 2019

NBV | Starting in Business Programme -Leicester

Leicester City

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses

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06 Nov 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Melton

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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08 Nov 2019

Digital support for SMEs – Information event

Leicester City

Are you missing out on funded digital support. Come along to this event to find out how to sign-up and access fully-funded digital support. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

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14 Nov 2019

Midlands Space Networking

Leicester City

R&R Space is organising a Midlands-wide space networking event in Leicester to build and strengthen the local space community.

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18 Nov 2019

NBV | Starting in Business Programme – Coalville

Leicester City

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses

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02 Dec 2019

NBV | Starting in Business Programme -Leicester

Leicester City

3 day starting in business programme ideal for pre-start or new start businesses

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