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London First appoints Philip Dilley as Chairman

News Archive Business membership organisation, London First, has appointed Philip Dilley as its new Chairman. He succeeds Sir Adrian Montague, who has been Chairman since 2008. Philip Dilley is Chairman of Arup, the global trust-owned firm of consulting engineers, designers, and planners.

December 15, 2011 0 comments

ASLEF strike action is on spurious grounds

News Archive Commenting on the threat of Tube strikes on Boxing Day Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “ASLEF seems determined to disrupt London for the second year running, regardless of the impact this has on the economy. A

December 14, 2011 0 comments

Mayor needs to take full advantage of powers to stimulate building of new homes in London

News Archive Commenting on the publication of the Mayor’s Housing Strategy Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First said: “The publication of the Mayor’s Housing Strategy is welcome. The Mayor now needs to take full advantage of his increased powers to

December 13, 2011 0 comments

Mary Portas High Street review – One size does not fit all

News Archive Commenting on the Mary Portas review of High Streets Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “Recognising that high streets need to adapt to meet changing customer expectations is a good step forward. One size does not fit

December 13, 2011 0 comments

Commenting on the Draft Financial Services Bill 2011

News Archive Commenting on the draft financial services bill 2011 Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, which represents London’s leading private sector employers, said: “Today’s draft finance bill shows a commitment to improving tax policy making and providing much needed

December 9, 2011 0 comments

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