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    Centrally located in the UK, Charnwood is exceptionally well connected

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    No other local authority area in the Midlands has more science employment

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    Charnwood has over 6,800 VAT registered businesses

News inCharnwood

Support for Food and Drink producers

Fri 26th February

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing food and drink producers to diversify, develop new products or services and target new markets - which means having to learn new processes or skills. Together with delivery partners - The Food and Drink Forum - producers in Leicester and Leicestershire can now take advantage of a new programme of funded support through the Business Gateway Growth Hub.

Digital health checks help businesses do more with technology

Wed 17th February

Adopting digital solutions can mean better customer experiences, improved productivity, enhanced security and more, but knowing where to start can be a stumbling block for many business owners.

Tweets from inCharnwood

Great news. Yet another new, young, innovative business growing here in #Loughborough #inCharnwood @lborouniversity going great guns in producing new entrepreneurs and hosting their businesses in incubation premises. twitter.com/bizgateway/sta…

A really warm welcome to @ukantidoping for your move to #Loughborough here #inCharnwood If there is anything we can help you with just let us know. Partnership working across organisations and businesses is strong and we always welcome new investors with open arms. twitter.com/lborouniPR/sta…

RT @ebizclub: Are you a start-up business located in #Leicester or #Leicestershire? Do you need help with promoting your business and building a digital presence? Join our five-week Digital Marketing programme starting 15 June Register Today >> bit.ly/2QOagzE

We're proud to have the @LCFC training facility here in Charnwood. Sending good wishes to all the players and everyone at the club for a win in the @EmiratesFACup on Saturday Our lucky charm toys will be watching the game on @BBCSport and @btsport ! #LCFC #FACup #FoxesNeverQuit

A new initiative from @beisgovuk available to business leaders here #inCharnwood. Find out if you're eligible. Growing your business becomes more important than ever as we move away from pandemic in to economic recovery and new opportunities arise. twitter.com/beisgovuk/stat…

This might be of interest to our excellent #engineering and #manufacturing businesses here #inCharnwood As economic recovery happens let's see some 'win-wins' for both local business and local people looking for #EngineeringJobs #apprenticeships twitter.com/LC_Employers/s…

RT @ebizclub: #Leicester & #Leicestershire #SMEs Access 🆓 #DigitalMarketing workshops 📣 New dates for June added 📣 Check out the latest schedule >> bit.ly/2E2lr1d

RT @CharnwoodBC: Has your #Charnwood based business applied for a Restart Grant yet? The scheme offers a one-off cash payment to help businesses reopen safely as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. charnwood.gov.uk/restart_grants

RT @ebizclub: Give your #onlinemarketing activity a boost 🚀 #Leicester & #Leicestershire businesses can access #FREE #digitalmarketing workshops from @EMChamberNews Sign-up now👉🏽bit.ly/2E2lr1d Topics include: 📨Cloud, CRM & Email 🎯Paid Advertising 🤳🏽Social Media 👩🏽‍💻SEO & Website

RT @Lborocollege: Free level 3 qualifications for adults - fully funded as part of the #NationalSkillsFund - courses across early years education, social care, learning and development support, adult care, warehousing, leadership and management. Read more + apply: crowd.in/d9GQap