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What’s New!

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Businesses line-up to be part of festival

The countdown to the Leicester Business Festival (LBF) is on. It will run from 7-18 November and is a fortnight of business events and networking, held right across Leicester and Leicestershire. Each year, over 1,000 businesses take part, 100s of events are held and thousands of attendees get involved.

Grant is driving force to increased productivity for T&N Tyres

With the Government’s net-zero target for greenhouse gas emissions set for 2050, many businesses are making changes toward more sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices. Despite the challenges of rising costs, T&N Tyre Supplies has invested over £100,000 in new machinery to increase productivity and help other organisations toward their net-zero journeys.

Extension gives city SMEs a little longer to apply for growth grants or vouchers

UPDATE: 21 JUNE – THIS GRANT IS NOW ALLOCATED AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE. The application window for the UK Community Renewal Fund in Leicester has been extended to 30th June. Businesses in Leicester are being urged to apply now for their share of UK Community Renewal Fund grants and growth vouchers.

Leicester city businesses invited to join new Peer Networks

SME directors and senior managers are being invited to join East Midlands Chamber’s new peer-to-peer networking programme. The programme, part of the East Midlands Accelerator, gives directors and senior managers the opportunity to share common business challenges and objectives.