LLEP supports businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire, providing one-to-one, tailored support and guidance for businesses seeking help, information and advice. The Growth Hub is a single place to access business support across Leicester and Leicestershire. To help all local businesses, advice is free and impartial, with a particular focus on those who are looking to grow and increase productivity.

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LLEP website: https://bizgateway.org.uk/ 

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Leicestershire Business Advice Service

lbas is a fully-funded programme available to entrepreneurs and business owners in Leicestershire

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Melton Bid

Business Improvement District

Melton BID is committed to enhancing the vitality & vibrancy of Melton’s town centre for its businesses, visitors and residents.

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East Midlands Chamber

Enhancing businesses 

Thousands of businesses from across the East Midlands put trust in the Chamber to help their businesses flourish and grow. Read more


Creating economic prosperity

Driving economic prosperity across  Leicester and Leicestershire through strong partnerships, robust intelligence & innovation.

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Federation of Small Businesses

Offers members a wide range of business services including advice, financial expertise and support.

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Food & Drink Forum

For the Food & Drink Industry

Here to help support and grow your UK food and drink business whether you’re a manufacturer, producer, retailer or hospitality provider. Read more


Melton Better for Business

Bringing together businesses and regulators in local partnerships to identify the issues facing local businesses.

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Support for Farmers

Farming & Agricultural Sector

Support on international trade, National Farmers Union, grants, general advice and wellbeing for the sector.

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