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Snapping into focus, to get Britain Brexit-ready

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO, London First A ‘snap general election’ must be just that; a short diversion, on route to Brexit-ready Britain. Any future government must give business the assurances it is looking for, and not be deviated by political noise.

April 18, 2017 0 comments

Getting real: Four careers lessons from Rio Ferdinand and BT

BlogMedia centre Derek Ray-Hill, London First Business Development Director Even before the EU Referendum result last June, London’s skills gap was a hot topic. Now that Article 50 has been triggered, it’s more like an inferno. Anyone who needs to employ a

April 3, 2017 0 comments

The countdown to being ‘Brexit-ready’ begins

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO, London First Today the Prime Minister has set the official Brexit process in motion by triggering Article 50. The clock is now ticking down to March 2019 when Britain will leave the European Union. Over the next

March 29, 2017 0 comments

It’s time to make the right decision on EU citizens in the UK

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO, London First @JasmineLdnFirst In the months since the European referendum, our members have consistently told us that access to talented and skilled people is their number one concern in relation to Brexit negotiations. It is this issue

March 13, 2017 0 comments

The Spring Budget: Move along, nothing much to see

BlogMedia centre John Dickie, Director of Policy and Strategy, London First This year’s first Budget was an opportunity for the Chancellor to make some bold investment decisions to prepare London and the UK for Brexit. Instead, we saw some tinkering at the

March 8, 2017 0 comments

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