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Summer lunchtime event means business

16 July 2018

On Friday 6 July 2018, we held one of our regular lunchtime networking events at Nelsons conference centre at New Walk Leicester.

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Businesses to back city through CrowdFundLeicester initiative

13 July 2018

Leicester City Council’s CrowdFundLeicester initiative was launched around 12 months ago to use the power and potential of crowdfunding to generate fantastic ideas for civic spaces in Leicester. (more…)

New Chair of Charity Commission Gives First Major Speech

10 May 2018

Baroness Stowell spelt out the importance and value of all the good charitable work in the UK but highlighted the major issue of losing trust with the public. (more…)

Broadcasting our voice further afield

5 April 2018

On 18th March 2018, LBV’s Vice Chair, Robin Pointon, appeared on the East Midlands Sunday Politics Show to discuss the importance of amplifying Leicestershire’s voice.

Spanning the great divide

7 March 2018

Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics suggest a growth divide between East and West Midlands as growth in the West Midlands outstrips that in the East. So is it indeed the case that as well as a North South divide we now have an East West divide too? (more…)