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Highlighting current barriers to, and opportunities for local business

7 February 2024

At LBV’s ‘Shaping the future’ event, held at Nelsons in Leicester, members were asked to identify ‘current local barriers for your business and others to thrive’ and ‘current local opportunities for your business and others to have greater impact’.


Improving our connectivity by rail: the importance to the local business community

30 January 2024

With HS2 axed from going north of Birmingham, there is the potential for the money ‘saved’ to be cascaded to areas in the Midlands and the north of England for investment in public transport.


Mark Robinson joins Leicestershire Business Voice as new board member

9 January 2024

Mark and the LBV board are responsible for offering an independent and collective voice to represent the local business community through engagements with other key local stakeholders, the public sector and regional bodies. It also provides members with a regular programme of stimulating business-themed webinars, events and debates.


A year in review – Leicestershire Business Voice 2022

20 February 2023

Last year, against a challenging background for local businesses, we were delighted to grow our membership to around 60 local businesses, representing many of the core sectors across the city and county economies.


Levelling Up funding – where were Leicester and Leicestershire?

25 January 2023

Well you had to look hard. Only one of the seven bids submitted for Leicester and Leicestershire received funding. So firstly ‘well done’ to Melton and Rutland on being awarded £23 million.


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