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How a new Industrial Strategy can enable UK cities to tackle common challenges

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO London First Today the government released its Industrial Strategy green paper.  To me the most striking thing, is that cities around the UK – from Belfast to Birmingham and Manchester to Maidenhead – have common cause. Urban

January 23, 2017 0 comments

Employer Housing Pledges

News Businesses Grant Thornton UK LLP, Arup, Macegroup, UK Power Networks and Optimity have demonstrated strong leadership by joining efforts from the GLA family to commit to retaining talent in London. They were the first to sign the Employer Housing Pledges

January 13, 2017 0 comments

Business leaders must use their influence to keep London thriving…

BlogMedia centre …as part of a United Kingdom Jasmine Whitbread, CEO London First The optimism of a new year never fails to surprise me.  That feeling of a fresh start, taking a deep breath and readying to rise to the challenges ahead.

January 13, 2017 0 comments

A new agenda for jobs and growth

Media centreNews Today we launch a new version of ‘London 2036: An agenda for jobs and growth’. London finds itself in a new political and economic landscape with a change in government, a new mayor and, crucially, the impact of the vote

January 6, 2017 0 comments

Over 200 providers showcase opportunities to young talent

Media centreNews This year’s Skills London, hosted by London First in partnership with Prospects, brought over 30,000 young people and 220 employers and education institutions together in the UK’s largest employability event. Students and school leavers seeking opportunities met providers from a

December 12, 2016 0 comments

Teen angst about post-Brexit jobs

Media centreNews But most London teenagers are planning new skills to keep themselves competitive. London teenagers are worried about their future job prospects following the decision to leave the EU, but most are planning to learn new skills to help them stand

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Navigating uncharted Brexit territory to keep London world-leading

Media centreNews Following her first morning at London First, Jasmine reflects on the member discussion she joined about how to ensure London continues to grow as a leading global hub: My first morning at London First had a great start as I

December 2, 2016 0 comments
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