Ireland wicketkeeper Niall O'Brien has signed a one-year contract extension with Leicestershire.
Leicestershire's former director of cricket Phil Whitticase has left the county.
County champions Yorkshire begin their title defence against Worcestershire on the opening day of the 2015 season.
Leicestershire are bringing Andrew McDonald back as head coach in a bid to turn the club's fortunes around.
Charlie Shreck, Ben Raine and Billy Godleman have been handed penalty points under the ECB disciplinary code.
Leicestershire have appointed Wasim Khan as their new Chief Executive Officer.
The role of director of cricket is to be scrapped at Leicestershire, but incumbent Phil Whitticase has not left.
Leicestershire fast bowler Charlie Shreck has signed a new one-year contract at Grace Road.
Ned Eckersley has handed Leicestershire a much-needed boost by signing a one-year contract extension.
Nottinghamshire have added to their squad by signing opening batsman Greg Smith from Leicestershire on a two-year deal.
Hampshire and Worcestershire clinched promotion as Leicestershire propped up the rest again
Hampshire beat Glamorgan by 291 runs to seal promotion and the LV= County Championship Division Two title.
Jeetan Patel has been named county cricket's Most Valuable Player, according to the FTI rankings.
Leicestershire have announced that they have completed the signing of classy Australia seamer Clint McKay.
Hampshire moved closer to securing promotion,after dominating the second day of their clash with Glamorgan.
Essex dominated the opening day against Worcestershire as Hampshire hit back after a disastrous start at Sophia Gardens.
Leicestershire batsman Matthew Boyce and fast bowler Ollie Freckingham have agreed new contracts with the club.
Josh Cobb has become the latest player to leave Leicestershire after he signed a two-year contract with Northants.
Hampshire were favourites to secure promotion, but Kent's resistance and an Essex win have complicated matters.
Jesse Ryder claimed career-best first-class bowling figures to keep Essex in contention for promotion in Division Two.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.