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The Tories unveiled a letter in the Telegraph today signed by 100 business leaders, many of them Tory donors and with peerages from David Cameron, saying how Labour would be bad for business.

We know this is nonsense and that Labour will speak up for small businesses and cut business rates for them by reversing the Tory 1p Corporation Tax cut for big businesses.

Sign our letter to speak up for working people and help Ed Miliband and Labour to end exploitative zero hours contracts.

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Our ambitions for Leicester

The newly launched Leicester Economic Plan sets out an ambitious strategy for investment in the city’s economy up until 2020.

It outlines key actions where the city council will play a central role in driving economic growth for Leicester and builds on the substantial investment already made in the city over the past 15 years
It builds on the strong entrepreneurial spirit of Leicester’s business community, its location and connectivity with the rest of the UK and the world.

Our ambitions are to:

  • secure £60 million investment for jobs and growth in the city
  • create four Leicester Business Investment Areas
  • create and safeguard 8,500 jobs
  • create 800 new apprenticeship/work placement and internship opportunities
  • create 800 new businesses
  • support 1,800 businesses.

Our strategic themes

We’ve broken down our economic action plan into the five strategic themes below:

  • Leicester To work
  • Enterprising Leicester
  • Thriving city centre
  • Growing city
  • Confident city.
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