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Posts from subject experts who support business growth in Leicester and Leicestershire.
Made Smarter East Midlands
Leadership plays a pivotal role in the success of digital transformation, and Made Smarter East Midlands recognises this by emphasising the importance of strong and visionary leadership. Find out about free help to leverage leadership strengths.
Go Travel Solutions
Phil Saunders, SmartGO Project Manager at GO Travel Solutions provides his top 5 tips on encouraging your staff to travel to work by bike.
Different thinking is valuable to a business
Barry Aldridge shares his neurodivergent story.
David Williams on Family Businesses
The UK has over 5m family businesses producing 1/3 of GDP. What are the challenges?
Painless digital development
Sue Jerham of National Forest E-Bike Holidays explains how.
Chris Owen Manufacturing
Chris Owen discusses the issues facing Leicestershire’s Advanced Manufacturing sector – some of these have been created by Brexit and Covid but others are more long-standing and linked to the way these companies are founded and grown over the years. Chris shares some practical advice on how these issues can be addressed to help the businesses ensure their survival and growth.
Towards a Greener Leicestershire Part 3
Ellie Dunmore is Director of Operations at Penny Price Aromatherapy, a company with sustainability at its heart.
Towards a Greener Leicestershire Part 2
Cast Iron Welding Services (CIWS), based in Coalville, has been operating for 75 years and, in the words of Sales Director, Andy Statham, “using what one might describe as a foundry process, we look less of a hi-tech manufacturer and more like a “dark satanic mill” from the Coleridge poem!”, but what they do is officially verified, in accordance with ISO14040, as achieving a reduction in carbon emissions by as much as 89%.