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Grow your sporting business

Leicestershire and Leicester is one of the premier locations for sport and physical activity in England, and can justifiably lay claim to being England's 'County and City' sporting capital. Leicestershire are leading the way with a Growth Plan for the Sport and Physical Activity sector.

Andy Reed OBE (LLEP Board Member Champion for Sport & Physical Activity) said:

"Our Vision is to promote Leicester and Leicestershire as a premier, high performing location for undertaking the business of physical activity and sport"

Are you running a business linked to the sports and physical activity sector in Leicestershire or Leicester?

Work with us to find the support you need to grow your business.

Join us in promoting our vision and strive towards building a more connected sector where everyone can benefit from the growth of the business of sport and physical activity in our county.

Develop your business utilising the local expertise and support

LLEP Business Gateway

As the Growth Hub for Leicester and Leicestershire their role is to simplify access to business support with a signposting service to local, regional and national programmes. Their information and advice is FREE and impartial and covers a range of topics including:

Starting a Business | Business Growth | Planning and Strategy |Access to Finance | Training & Skills | Innovation | International Markets | Regulation & Compliance |Business Adviser Reviews | Workshops and Masterclasses.

The LLEP Business Gateway is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Leicester Employment Hub

The Leicester Employment Hub is here to support your recruitment needs.

Local Conferences and Events

PE, School Sport, Physical Activity & Wellbeing Primary Conference

Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 (08:45 - 16:00)

Location: Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE55FT

Active Bodies, Active Minds – the importance of PE/School Sport & Physical Activity.

Leicester Business Festival

Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - Fri, 09 Nov 2018

Location: Across Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland, Various,

Leicester Business Festival is back for 2018

Annual Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport Conference

Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 (11:45 - 17:30)

Location: University of Leicester, Stamford Court, Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2LH

Save the Date

How the Sport and Physical Activity sector contributed to the economy in 2016

University Links

Careers and Recruitment Fairs

Placement Options

For more information and support please contact:

Ali Clements

Ali Clements

Economy & Sport Growth Manager

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

  • Sport & Economy Growth Action Plan
01509 564878 / 07785 766 644

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