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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)?’.


Council drops workplace parking levy proposals due to cost-of-living crisis

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…)

Leicestershire Business Voice appoints Loughborough University’s Jen Fensome as new board member

12 October 2022

Jen is the Director of Research & Innovation at Loughborough University and joins the eight other members of the LBV board, representing the Leicester and Leicestershire business community.


Leicestershire Business Voice appoints Sandra Wiggins as new board member

18 May 2022

Sandra is Managing Director of Castle Donington-based tensioned fabric displays manufacturer, DPI UK Limited, and joins the nine other members of the LBV board.


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