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  • 30 July 2020 10:03 AM Second round of discretionary business grants scheme gets underway

    A FURTHER group of businesses and charities will be able to apply for funding aimed at helping those whose finances have been badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • 29 July 2020 03:14 PM Council provides £500,000 to help shopping areas reopen as part of £1.2m package of support

    SHOPPING areas in Leicester are set to benefit from £500,000 of city council funding to help support independent traders as they reopen after the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 21 July 2020 01:23 PM City Mayor repeats calls for more financial help for city businesses

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has written once more to the Government urging them to provide more support to local businesses to help them cope with the impact of the city’s extended Covid-19 lockdown.

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  • 13 July 2020 06:16 PM Webinar will help textiles businesses become covid-19 secure

    A FREE webinar is being held tomorrow to help fashion and textiles businesses learn more about making their workplaces covid-19 secure.

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  • 9 July 2020 04:30 PM City Mayor lobbies Government for extra business support

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor is lobbying Government to provide more support to local businesses after it emerged the Government does not intend to provide extra financial support during the city’s extended lockdown.

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  • 6 July 2020 09:06 PM Council-led taskforce tackles issues in city factories

    LEICESTER City Council is working with partners across the city to tackle issues with factory working highlighted by the current coronavirus crisis.

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  • 25 June 2020 10:51 AM Deadline approaches for business grants

    BUSINESSES and charities have less than a week to apply for a share of Government money aimed at helping those whose trade has been badly hit by the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 9 June 2020 04:18 PM Up to 400 small businesses and charities yet to claim Government grant help

    AROUND 400 small businesses and charities across Leicester who are eligible for Government grants of £10,000 to £25,000 have still not claimed the financial help.

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  • 8 June 2020 10:41 AM Discretionary Business Grant application process opens

    BUSINESSES and charities are being invited to apply for a share of a new pot of Government money aimed at helping those whose trade has been badly hit by the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 3 June 2020 09:13 AM Action taken over busy shop flouting coronavirus regulations

    BUSINESSES are being reminded of their responsibility to follow correct Government coronavirus regulations to protect staff and customers following an incident in which a city centre cosmetics shop was serving people inside despite not being allowed to do so.

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  • 27 April 2020 01:30 PM Businesses urged to come forward to claim financial help

    BUSINESSES across Leicester are being urged to come forward to get financial help from an £85million Government fund designed to help them during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • 27 April 2020 10:24 AM Milestone for council-led transformation of Waterside as work begins on new offices

    THE ambitious redevelopment of Leicester’s once-neglected Waterside area has reached another major milestone, as work begins on the first new office complex in Frog Island.

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