Coronavirus / Covid-19 Business Support
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Visit our dedicated area for official guidance and business support related to the pandemic. We have developed a range of resources and guidance to ensure businesses can access the support available.
The Growth Hub is a single place to access business support across Leicester and Leicestershire. We offer free and impartial advice to help all local businesses, with a particular focus on those who are looking to grow and increase productivity.
Grow your business with free access to one-to-one advice, the Business Growth Grant and a range of events from the Growth Hub.
Find out about grants, loans and alternative funding to support your business growth.
Access tailored support to meet your business growth challenges through our network of local and national partners.
Stay informed and keep learning through the vast range of events, workshops and seminars.
Read the latest on business and support news
The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s (LLEP) virtual Annual General Meeting takes place on 1st December at 5.15pm. The AGM will provide an opportunity for the LLEP Directors to update you on the key economic developments of the year, the support we have offered to businesses in the pandemic and our plans for recovery and growth. We will reflect on the impact of our investments, the businesses we have supported…
New Government grants are now available for businesses affected by the latest Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. The Government has released business guidance for these schemes. The Local Restrictions Support Grant (for closed businesses) supports businesses that have been required to close due to the national restrictions between 5 November and 2 December 2020, and eligible businesses are entitled to a cash grant from their local council for each 14 day period…
Evidence suggesting that many Leicestershire businesses might not be prepared for the end of the EU Exit transition period has led to calls to action from local community leaders. After officially leaving the EU earlier this year, Britain’s transition period officially ends on January 1, 2021, bringing with it a raft of new rules that will apply to businesses from that date. The Local Resilience Forum (LRF) though is concerned…
Universities across the UK are running the Small Business Leadership Programme, a ten-week Government-funded programme led by academics and experts to help support small businesses and SME leaders over the coming months. The Small Business Leadership Programme will equip you with the leadership and problem-solving skills you need to grow your firms in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the forthcoming Brexit situation, by helping you: Plan for resilience…
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