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Annual summer lunch- a timely opportunity for the business community

Media centreNews Last week the capital’s business leaders convened for our annual summer lunch, with guest speakers Sir Vince Cable, MP and Baroness Neville-Rolfe. A fortnight into the new government’s office, the lunch was a timely opportunity to assess the landscape and

June 29, 2017 0 comments

UK Government can’t afford to sideline its own capital in Brexit negotiations

Media centreNews Ahead of the Brexit negotiations, influential business group London First, is calling on the government to protect the interests of London businesses and their employees for the good of the UK economy as a whole. After consultation with leading businesses,

June 20, 2017 0 comments

Securing UK Borders in light of Brexit

Media centreNews London First launched its second report in a series on ‘Securing UK Borders’ at a breakfast briefing on 7 June. The report, sponsored by UBM, has been compiled by London First Director of Security and Resilience, Robert Hall, in collaboration

June 14, 2017 0 comments

Report calls for new ways of delivering residential density in London

Media centreNews A report from GIA and London First has called for supplementary guidance on the daylight and sunlight levels that new residential developments are expected to receive, specific to the needs of an urban environment. Current national guidelines, published by the

May 25, 2017 0 comments

The party positions on business priorities

Media centreNews The UK’s three biggest parties have now published their manifestos, outlining their positions on London First’s priorities to keep our capital globally competitive. All three parties have recognised the importance of boosting skills to driving growth across the UK. The Conservatives have

May 18, 2017 0 comments

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