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Rebranding Leicester’s Fashion Sector – Saj Khan

The traditional model of manufacturing, with the exception of a few factories, was to use the limited resources they had to produce a garment as cheaply and quickly as possible with little regard to quality and craftsmanship. This very simple approach led to Leicester being labelled as a centre for “fast” fashion. Unfortunately, it also became synonymous with throw-away fashion. The Covid-19 pandemic crisis coupled with the recent negative press…

Learn how to make positive changes in your business

Making positive changes in your business can be difficult if you don’t know how or where to start.  That’s why we offer a series of events to explain all of this to you.  Our partners – like Leicestershire’s universities or the Chamber of Commerce – also offer support on different aspects of making positive changes for growth. Change for Growth involves looking differently at your processes to see if you…

Dates set for Leicestershire Innovation Week 2022

Next year’s Leicestershire Innovation Week will be held between 21 and 25 February 2022.  It is returning to the month of previous years following the change in 2021 when it took place in June. Innovation Week 2022 is part of an overall year of innovation designed to encourage businesses of all sizes to think differently to support their own growth.  One of the main events for Innovation Week 2022 will…

Covid – Government’s Autumn and Winter plan

Yesterday the Prime Minister set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter. To support businesses through the autumn and winter period, the Government will continue to provide up-to-date Working Safely guidance on how employers can reduce the risks in their workplace. Businesses should consider this guidance in preparing their health and safety risk assessments, and put in place suitable mitigations. In line with government guidance at…