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Leicester Productivity Programme

Funded business support for Leicester City-based businesses.

Introducing the Leicester City Productivity Programme

The Leicester Productivity Programme is the leading business support programme for ambitious Leicester-based SMEs.

Delivered by highly-experienced Productivity Experts, this programme will utilise an industry-leading Productivity Diagnostic which will identify areas of the business where productivity gains can be made. It will also provide SMEs with the understanding and knowledge of how to implement longer-term productivity improvement strategies.

The programme also offers access to two further days of fully funded consultancy expertise to help make improvements leading to productivity gains.

About Exemplas

Exemplas is one of the UK’s leading business support organisations. Over the past 30 years, it has provided business advisory services and supported more than 600,000 small to medium-sized businesses on behalf of Government and private sector organisations. Delivering services such as Innovate UK EDGE in the East of England and East & West Midlands, as well as the Leicestershire Business Advice Service, the business is made up a team of advisers with both sectoral and functional knowledge. This experience and expertise allow them to match any expert to any SME challenge, ensuring businesses get the advice and funding they need.

For over three decades, Exemplas has partnered with hundreds of public, private and third-sector organisations to help SMEs develop, communities thrive and local economies grow. Its success and longevity is built on a transparent, collaborative approach with partners, a high-performing culture, an evolving understanding of SME needs and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Want to know more?

If your business is based in the Leicester City area, please complete an enquiry form quoting ‘Leicester Productivity Programme’ on the form.


A Business Adviser will be in touch to learn more about your business and to explore what support is most appropriate for you.


*The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6b of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.