A co-operative is a way for two or more people to go into business together and reducing personal financial risk. The council can help set up a new co-operative in any sector or help existing co-operatives by providing advice and information on issues such as business planning, finding premises, legal advice, business information, suppliers etc.


  • East Midlands Development Corporation (EM DevCo)

    Information about East Midlands Development Corporation (EMDevCo) - a partnership between private and public sector which aims to regenerate three key sites in the East Midlands - the East Midlands Airport area (in North West Leicestershire), the Ratcliffe-on-Sour Power Station area (in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire) and the Toton and Chetwynd East Midlands Hub (in Broxtowe, Nottinghamshire).

  • East Midlands Freeport

    North West Leicestershire District Council is one of a number of private and public sector partners that are bidding to Government to create a freeport in the region.

  • Your questions answered

    Answers to common questions about business in North West Leicestershire