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The highly skilled, culturally diverse and well qualified workforce of the city means Leicester has the people you need to make your business thrive.

There is an established workforce to draw from that offer the skills and experience across a wide range of sectors and levels to meet your business needs.

Leicester is home to a large population of students – with 50,000 students living in the city, attending three excellent universities with proven track records in employability skills and offering a pool of emerging talent in the city for your business to harness.

Leicester Apprenticeship Hub provides services for young people and employers to encourage the growth of apprenticeship opportunities, and combine workplace learning with academic study, leading to a better qualified workforce. More than 100,000 employers currently use apprenticeships to attract new talent, cut costs and tackle future skill shortages.

IBM Leicester

Why have we chosen to locate here? Simple: innovation to deliver the technology needs of the future is at the heart of our business model.

Bernard SzczechCEO, IBM Leicester

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