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Mayor's Supplementary Planning Guidance launched

Steve Cole, Programme Director- Housing February saw the deadline for consultation responses to the Mayor’s new Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) on affordable housing and viability. The...

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Response to Grenfell Tower tragedy; next steps for the industry

At our recent Chairman’s breakfast, hosted by Grainger, we heard how the property sector is responding with robust support following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. Helen Gordon, Chief Executive...

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A strong signal from government on Crossrail 2

Following prolonged campaigning from London First, Crossrail 2 took an important step forward this week with the publication of a joint statement from the Mayor and Transport Secretary. The statement...

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Immigration announcements; more smoke and mirrors?

Mark Hilton, London First Policy Director, Skills Immigration policy is undoubtedly the huge hurdle in Brexit negotiations, and the number one priority for business. This week, Amber Rudd...

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Balancing both sides of the skills equation

This week London First brought together business leaders, skills providers and young people, to grapple with London’s skills debate and look ahead at forging solutions. Ark’s King Solomon...

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