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Iain McKenzie from Mattioli Woods joins LBV board

1 May 2021

Iain joins eight other non-executive directors on the LBV board and will help the organisation to strengthen its offer as an independent and collective voice, representing the local business community through engagements with other key local stakeholders, the public sector and regional bodies.


Building Leicester back better for the future – hosted by ICAEW Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

29 March 2021

The city and communities of Leicester have been, like the rest of the world, badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic aftermath. But there has been a determination to fight back from the onset – across community groups, businesses, local authorities and beyond.


East Midlands Makes Green Growth Freeport Bid

16 February 2021

An East Midlands bid for Freeport status has been submitted to the government today by a consortium led by the two Local Enterprise Partnerships that represent Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Leicester, and Leicestershire.


‘Yesterday’s thinking won’t shape tomorrow’s city’: Business groups join forces to help reimagine Leicester city centre post-Covid

5 February 2021

That’s the message from a trio of business groups, which have joined forces to help reshape the city as one fit for purpose in the post-Covid world.


LBV board director awarded MBE

15 January 2021

Anjuu takes her place among 1,239 recipients from all four nations of the United Kingdom recognised for the extraordinary contributions they have made, above and beyond the call of duty in their work.


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