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New Chair of Charity Commission Gives First Major Speech

10 May 2018

Baroness Stowell spelt out the importance and value of all the good charitable work in the UK but highlighted the major issue of losing trust with the public. (more…)

Broadcasting our voice further afield

5 April 2018

On 18th March 2018, LBV’s Vice Chair, Robin Pointon, appeared on the East Midlands Sunday Politics Show to discuss the importance of amplifying Leicestershire’s voice.

Spanning the great divide

7 March 2018

Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics suggest a growth divide between East and West Midlands as growth in the West Midlands outstrips that in the East. So is it indeed the case that as well as a North South divide we now have an East West divide too? (more…)

A Busy Evening for Jane at LBV Burns Night

15 February 2018

Simon Whitaker reports on this year’s LBV Burns Supper at the Belmont Hotel, New Walk, Leicester. This popular event was well supported by Members and Guests from the Leicestershire business community.

LBV Comments and opinion: Leicester’s professional and financial services community

14 February 2018

Gareth John, a senior partner at Gateley Plc, takes a wry look at the needs of Leicester’s under-appreciated professional community.