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British Business Bank and the Midlands Engine Investment Fund

30 January 2019

Earlier this week, the British Business Bank announced that the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) had reached its first milestone after supporting investment of over £25m into 100 of the region’s businesses.


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.