Jump in immigration shows migration target must be laid to rest

Media centreNews As figures showed another jump in net migration Mark Hilton, Head of Immigration at London First, said the government had done the right thing by laying its migration target to rest. “Theresa May effectively killed the migration target off when

November 27, 2014 0 comments

London outgunned in battle for foreign investment and tourism

Media centreNews London risks falling behind in the race for high-value investment and tourism because it lacks the assets and financial firepower of global rivals, according to a new report. The independent study by Deloitte found that London’s promotional budget compared poorly

November 26, 2014 0 comments

London First appoints John Allan as Chairman

Media centreNews London First today announces the appointment of John Allan as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  John will join the Board on 1st January 2015. John Allan is Chairman of Barratt Developments, a major house builder, and of WorldPay Ltd,

November 18, 2014 0 comments

Visa changes welcomed but more to do

Media centreNews Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to expand Britain’s priority visa service for wealthy visitors to seven more countries. We welcome this latest step by UK Visas and Immigration to improve visa arrangements for high-value visitors, particularly from fast-growing

November 13, 2014 0 comments

Part-time worker fares will help London thrive

Media centreNews Transport for London announced that it will introduce new pay as you go caps in 2015. David Leam, Director of Infrastructure at London First, welcomed TfL’s proposed pay as you go caps, saying: “More and more businesses are encouraging staff to

November 11, 2014 0 comments

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