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Feeling festive at December meet-up

19 December 2018

Attendees at LBV’s latest business networking meet-up event got an insight into some of the key new areas for creative businesses in Leicester. A diverse range of external speakers prompted a wide-ranging discussion about topics including virtual reality, 360 video production, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, digital design and corporate architecture.


Make your voice heard on the LLEP Local Industrial Strategy

14 December 2018

The Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is developing a long-term strategy for the area, and is looking for business people, entrepreneurs, charity bosses and the broader public to have their say on the new plan.


Cricket boss moves on

10 December 2018

It was announced last week that Leicestershire County Cricket Club Chief Executive, Wasim Khan will leave the county in February 2019 to become Managing Director of the Pakistan Cricket Board.


Chamber named ‘Chamber of the Year’ at BCC Awards

3 December 2018

East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) has secured one of the most significant and highly-sought accolades in business.


Late-night Park and Ride services announced for busy Christmas shopping period

27 November 2018

Monday to Saturday services will run between one and three hours later during the busy Christmas period, allowing shoppers to make the most of extended opening hours at city centre businesses. The Park & Ride buses will continue to run every 30 minutes after 7pm to Meynell’s Gorse, Birstall and Enderby. The final service will leave the city centre 15 minutes after Highcross closing time.