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Continuous measurable improvement in passenger experience needed at Heathrow

News Archive Business group London First has campaigned for improved passenger experience at London’s airports. Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First said: “The way Heathrow responded to the snow was disappointing, and if there is a single lesson to be

March 24, 2011 0 comments

London First Budget reaction

News Archive Commenting on today’s Budget, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First said: “The Chancellor was right to acknowledge the lasting damage the 50p tax will do to the economy if it were to become permanent, but what about the

March 23, 2011 0 comments

London and the UK need a Budget for Growth

News Archive Opinion piece by Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, which appeared in the Evening Standard (21 March) Where does internationally footloose business choose to invest and expand? London was always an obvious answer until the credit crisis, but

March 21, 2011 0 comments

London First response to the HoC Treasury Committee report, Principles of Tax Policy

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First welcomed today’s report from the HoC Treasury Committee (Principle’s of Tax Policy). She said: “Globally competitive tax rates, along with certainty and transparency in tax policymaking are vital for business and vital

March 15, 2011 0 comments

How to grow the economy – An Alternative White Paper for Sustainable Economic Growth

News Archive Business leaders in the London will today call on Government to do more to support growth, and provide a much needed boost for the economy. In its White Paper for Sustainable Economic Growth, influential group London First identifies a number

March 2, 2011 0 comments

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