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Charnwood is known as a leading centre for innovation. There is a cluster of highly innovative companies and support for innovation is excellent. Whether it be through informal networking organisations or formal ties with Loughborough University, make the most of what is offered and "be at the centre of innovation".

Successful businesses need a good workforce. Charnwood is at the centre of a major labour force catchment area and there are excellent education and skills training providers who work closely with businesses to ensure the workforce of the future is equipped driving future economic growth.

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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

RT @CharnwoodBC: We are delighted to be supporting this business start-up accelerator programme in partnership with @lborouniversity. Find out more👇 twitter.com/lborouniPR/sta…

The Charnwood Local Plan will have a significant effect upon businesses and the local economy through to 2037. If you're in business, have your say on the Plan via the consultation..... twitter.com/CharnwoodBC/st…

More investment into #Loughborough here #inCharnwood. Great to see @ukantidoping here and we offer it a warm welcome. twitter.com/AnnaJLeather/s…

Yet another new business starting up #inCharnwood and making use of the great facilities and support provided by @lboroenterprise twitter.com/lboroenterpris…

Opportunity for Charnwood businesses needing a grant to help bounce back from the pandemic... twitter.com/STWLCharity/st…

RT @ebizclub: Do you need help with your Digital Marketing? 🙋‍♂️ #Leicester and #Leicestershire can access FREE advice & guidance through its action planning workshops & webinars 👩‍💻 Why not take a look here >> bit.ly/2E2lr1d

RT @CharnwoodBC: Applications for the local discretionary support grant have now been extended to include: 💼Travel agents & tour operators 🍴Restaurants and pubs 🎶Nightclubs 🚫Other businesses that have been legally mandated to close since March 23, 2020 Find out more👇 charnwood.gov.uk/local_discreti…

RT @bizgateway: Innovation Week 2021 starts on Monday! There's a packed programme of events looking at all aspects of innovation, big and small. From space to self-driving vehicles; food and drink, life sciences; women, and funding - we've got it covered. Find out more: bit.ly/3vvr9gY

RT @leicspolice: Traffic update at 18:28. Due to a Road traffic collision on the A607 Queniborough is closed between the Queniborough roundabout and the Rearsby Bypass until further notice. Updates will follow but please find an alternative route in the meantime.