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A modern Industrial Strategy – what does it mean for London?

The government has released its long awaited Industrial Strategy green paper setting out the ten strategic pillars it believes will drive UK growth. The paper sets out how to create the right...

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What makes London the greatest city to work, study and play; and how can we keep it that way?

Jasmine Whitbread, CEO London First Wonderful evening at the London First Anniversary Awards at the British Museum last night, celebrating a quarter century of our capital's great achievements...

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Business forced another dose of uncertainty on immigration

Mark Hilton, London First Executive Policy Director, Immigration and Skills The last fortnight has been dominated by the Prime Minister’s landmark Brexit speech and the first signs of the...

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London businesses call for new approach to estate regeneration

A report launched today from London First, Winckworth Sherwood LLP and Terence O’Rourke has called for a new approach to regenerating London’s estates. The recommendations include: making the most...

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

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...

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