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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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  • 19 April 2021 12:50 PM Outdoor seating grants to help local hospitality businesses

    CAFES and restaurants in Leicester can apply for grants of up to £4,000 from the city council to buy outdoor furniture.

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  • 15 April 2021 11:29 AM Supply chain and home-based businesses can claim in latest phase of grants

    MORE businesses are being called upon to apply for grants to help with costs and loss of income during the coronavirus lockdown and recovery.

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  • 1 April 2021 10:12 AM Warning to businesses offering at-home beauty treatments despite lockdown

    BUSINESSES offering beauty treatments at home during lockdown are being warned they face fines, prosecution and possible police action after a rise in the number of reports of such work taking place despite the Covid-19 restrictions.

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  • 30 March 2021 11:14 AM New hub will help get young people into jobs

    A £4MILLION project to create a new youth hub and help get young people into jobs, education and training is being launched in Leicester.

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  • 30 March 2021 09:31 AM Calls for new enforcement body as council publishes report

    CITY mayor Peter Soulsby and deputy city mayor Cllr Adam Clarke are calling for the Government to make good on its manifesto commitment to create a single enforcement body that would cover all aspects of labour abuse, exploitation and poor working practices.

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  • 29 March 2021 10:50 AM Free pavement café licences to help local businesses

    FREE street café licences that allow businesses to create outdoor seating areas on pavements are being made available by Leicester City Council.

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