30 October 2023
LBV sits at the heart of our local business community to help facilitate and promote Leicester and Leicestershire as a great place for business. We provide representation, information and guidance to enhance the business voice. We support our growing membership and the wider business community at local and regional levels. We help local businesses to thrive by working with local and regional decision makers to shape and influence policy affecting our economy.
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.
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.
Industry panellists focus on the diverse manufacturing industry of Leicestershire at Leicester Business Festival event
1 December 2022
Key representatives from some of the city and county’s major SME manufacturers formed two panels for discussions around two main topic areas – ‘What are the key strengths of the Leicester and Leicestershire economy?’ and ‘What is it about Leicester and Leicestershire from a skills perspective that is attractive (what works well)?’.
8 November 2022
Jane Cowley, LBV board member said: “LBV surveyed members about the proposed Workplace Parking Levy earlier this year and we’re glad to see that this decision reflects the majority of their views and concerns. It’s really positive to see LBV at heart of this discussion and our members and stakeholders having the opportunity to shape the strategy. We also echo the Council’s recognition of a need for more public transport investment and a desire to support a more sustainable city and county.” (more…)
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LBV sits at the heart of our local business community to help facilita...
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Leicestershire Business Voice’s AI for Business October event focuse...