Despite a challenging economic climate nationally in recent years, our business community has shown resilience and our high streets remain vibrant; thanks in part to a focussed and joined-up approach.
A general assessment of data for the Harborough economy shows that the headline characteristics and performance of Harborough’s economy is largely positive. Harborough is a rural Leicestershire district with a population of 85,400 and with 5,085 enterprises in the area. It has amongst the highest economic activity rates, lowest unemployment, best skills profile and highest resident average earnings of the LLEP area – all of which are above national averages.
We host a diverse mix of commercial space from headquarter locations for multinational companies right through to incubation space for promising startup companies and SME’s at the Harborough Innovation Centre.