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Strategy and Influence Group (Leicestershire) - Q2 2019

Event Information:

Venue: Nelsons Solicitors, Leicester, Leicestershire

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Available To: Members Only

Member Price: FREE

Given the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, and against a backdrop of profound political instability and economic uncertainty, this quarterly meeting - open to all Chamber-members - enables discussion around crucial topical and strategic issues affecting the business community in Leicester and Leicestershire.

With a Ministerial delegation of Chamber-members planned for later this month as part of the Chamber’s public procurement campaign, this session is a focused discussion aimed at enhancing SME access to public contracts.

AgendaStrategy meeting

1. Introductions / welcome
2. Feedback on Activity since last session (East Midlands Chamber)
3. Member-feedback: Q2 Quarterly Economic Survey (East Midlands Chamber)
4. Current Operating Environment (All)
5. Enhancing SME access to Public-sector Procurement Contracts (Leicester City Council & Leicestershire County Council)

6. Leicester City Flood Defence Consultation (Environmental Agency)

7. Action Points  / Upcoming Activity / Dates for your diary (Chair)
8. Any Other Business (All)


Benefits of attending/who should attend:

  • Hear the latest up-to-date economic intelligence on localised business confidence

  • Influence public bodies’ tendering processes to enhance access for localised SMEs
  • Understand the strategic vision for the East Midlands
  • Gain an insight into the challenges the region's economy faces post-Brexit
  • An opportunity to influence as a powerful collective, enabling the country’s second-largest Chamber to convey compelling messages from business to key decision-makers


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