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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.

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