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East Midlands Makes Green Growth Freeport Bid

16 February 2021

An East Midlands bid for Freeport status has been submitted to the government today by a consortium led by the two Local Enterprise Partnerships that represent Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Leicester, and Leicestershire.


‘Yesterday’s thinking won’t shape tomorrow’s city’: Business groups join forces to help reimagine Leicester city centre post-Covid

5 February 2021

That’s the message from a trio of business groups, which have joined forces to help reshape the city as one fit for purpose in the post-Covid world.


LBV board director awarded MBE

15 January 2021

Anjuu takes her place among 1,239 recipients from all four nations of the United Kingdom recognised for the extraordinary contributions they have made, above and beyond the call of duty in their work.


Members have their say…

16 November 2020

The majority of respondents would like to see more from LBV on the topics of local and regional government, economic and regeneration planning, and opportunities for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship.


Leicestershire Business Voice appoints Robin Pointon as new Chair

26 October 2020

Leicestershire Business Voice (LBV), the voice for local businesses, has appointed Robin Pointon as its new Chair. Robin steps up from his previous position as Vice-Chair of LBV and is also Managing Director of Leicester-based specialist sustainable transport consultancy, Go Travel Solutions.


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