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  • 3 December 2021 09:48 AM £500k funding boost for Leicester’s garment industry

    LEICESTER’S garment industry is set to benefit from a new £500,000 business support project.

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  • 1 December 2021 10:19 AM New fashion academy launches in Leicester

    A NEW fashion academy has launched in Leicester to help train people in the skills they need to work in the textiles industry.

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  • 29 November 2021 12:53 PM Funding extension for Business Gateway means support for hundreds of local firms

    A KEY source of support for Leicester and Leicestershire’s businesses will be able to reach nearly 200 more firms following a decision to extend its funding.

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  • 10 November 2021 04:04 PM Moneywise Plus partners with libraries to help jobless people in Leicester and Leicestershire

    JOBLESS people facing mounting money worries this winter will be able to access help and guidance at a series of roadshows being rolled out across Leicester and Leicestershire’s libraries during November.

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  • 19 October 2021 10:48 AM Prosecution of scrap metal firm operating without a licence

    A SCRAP metal firm and its director have been fined a total of more than £16,000 after trading from a site without a licence.

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  • 6 October 2021 11:57 AM Highways apprentices on road to success

    FIVE trainees in the city council’s highways team have successfully completed their Level 2 Apprenticeship qualifications in highways maintenance.

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  • 7 September 2021 10:06 AM Extra funding will extend work experience scheme

    A SCHEME to help young people gain valuable paid work experience and improve their employment prospects has been extended thanks to additional funding.

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  • 26 July 2021 11:41 AM Successful student interns consider a future in Leicester

    STUDENTS in Leicester have been finding out what job opportunities are available to them locally thanks to an internship scheme being run by Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and the University of Leicester.

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  • 22 June 2021 12:18 PM New youth employment hub opens in Leicester

    A NEW city centre youth hub to help get young people into jobs, education and training has opened its doors.

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  • 21 June 2021 09:26 AM Last chance for businesses to apply for restart grant

    BUSINESSES that have been affected by the pandemic are reminded that applications for the restart grant close on 30 June 2021.

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  • 15 June 2021 02:24 PM Community projects seek £3million of funding to boost employment and skills

    FIVE community projects in Leicester are being put forward for a share of £3million of funding designed to help support people back into employment through learning new skills.

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  • 13 May 2021 03:33 PM Eye-catching new mural helps businesses on King Richards Road

    A NEW mural commemorating King Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth has been created on King Richards Road in Leicester.

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