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Enterprising Leicester

Leicester is a great place to start and grow your business and is ranked as one of the fastest growing SME communities in the country outside of London.

Not only does the city attract and encourage start-ups and SME’s there are a number of large successful businesses established here such as IBM, Hastings Direct and Mattioli Woods.

Working in partnership with business start-ups and local entrepreneurs offers opportunities for collaboration and innovation to support your business ideas and growth. 

Enterprise workspaces

Across the city there are a number of workspaces available to grow your business from co-working cafés to managed offices.

The Innovation Centre (DMU)
Friar's Mill
DOCK
LCB Depot
Phoenix Square
Maker's Yard
Business Box
Vulcan House
Leicester Food Park

Support, advice and local events

The city offers a range of business support initiatives to stimulate the local economy and business growth.

De Montfort University
LLEP BizGateway
East Midlands Chamber of Commerce
Sir Thomas White Loan Charity
Leicester City Council
The Prince's Trust
 
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