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Housing at the heart of the manifestos

BlogMedia centre Guest blog from David Talbot, Director, FTI Consulting Public Affairs The housing crisis is so daunting in scale, and possible solutions so politically fraught, that historically politicians of all parties have not dared truly tackle it. Policies have tended to

May 17, 2017 0 comments

Equipping Londoners with the skills London’s businesses need

BlogMedia centre Mark Hilton, London First Policy Director, Skills Skills for Londoners is the Mayor’s new scheme to equip Londoners with the skills London’s businesses need. Mark Hilton, member of the Skills for Londoners Stakeholder Advisory Group, speaks to City Hall on

May 10, 2017 0 comments

One year on: Working with the Mayor to keep London the best place to do business

BlogMedia centre John Dickie, London First Director of Strategy and Policy When Sadiq Khan was elected London’s third Mayor on 5 May last year, the world was a very different place. David Cameron was Prime Minister, George Osborne Chancellor and Britain was

May 5, 2017 0 comments

Housing, General Elections and White Papers

Blog Steve Cole, London First Programme Director, Housing  Launched with a bang in spring, the government’s housing white paper consultation closed on 2 May, overshadowed somewhat beneath the clamour of the general election. Of course, this doesn’t mean the housing crisis

May 4, 2017 0 comments

How do we keep the pulse of London beating through Brexit?

BlogMedia centre Matthew Hill, Programme Director, Hospitality, Retail and Leisure, London First London’s retail, hospitality and leisure sectors support more than half a million jobs across the capital and even more across the rest of the UK. London is both a testing

April 21, 2017 0 comments

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