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Leicester city businesses invited to join new Peer Networks

1 June 2022

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.

Regular sessions take place over a period of several months and are facilitated by experts in the field and supported by specialist guest speakers. Upcoming meetings of the sector-based networks are taking place as follows:

(updated 20 June)

Qualifying businesses must have operated for at least one year, employ at least three people, record a turnover exceeding £100,000, have an aspiration to improve and have the potential to either scale up or export (or be exporting already).

The Peer Network programme is designed for business leaders who want to grow and develop their organisations for future success. This dedicated network is set to bring together businesses in the creative sector based in UK Community Renewal Fund areas.

In the East Midlands, these are:

  • Leicester City
  • Derbyshire Dales and High Peak,
  • Mansfield,
  • Bassetlaw and Newark and Sherwood,
  • Nottingham City

East Midlands Accelerator is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit prospectus