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Crystal clear case for Crossrail 2 at London Infrastructure Summit

Media centreNews Business leaders highlighted their key asks of Government at this year’s London Infrastructure Summit – with Crossrail 2 and housing high on the agenda. The case for Crossrail 2 is crystal clear – and business is firmly behind it. So

September 15, 2017 0 comments

Business welcomes a transition phase, but it isn’t the answer

BlogMedia centre After a summer with little progress on negotiations, we heard last week that the Government is ready to “intensify” Brexit talks with the EU. We have since also witnessed a ‘leaked’ document setting out a possible ‘implementation period’ or transition

September 11, 2017 0 comments

Business split over benefits of a Brexit transition period

Media centreNews 40% expect a positive impact but one in three unsure it will help them make decisions Transition agreement needs to be in place by June 2018 to realise benefits Most businesses want a one to three-year transition phase Four in

September 11, 2017 0 comments

Are you being served? The future of retail

Blog   Matthew Hill, Programme Director – Hospitality, Retail & Leisure, London First Retail has seen some fundamental shifts over the past 15 years: The explosion of online shopping; the ongoing decline of the local high street; cost-polarisation; the rise in destination

September 7, 2017 0 comments

London -the city of renters

Blog Jonathan Seager – Executive Director, Policy, London First London is about to become a city of renters, with the number of people renting in the capital due to overtake homeowners by 2025. London must therefore take a long-term and strategic

September 7, 2017 0 comments

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