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Business chiefs from the North West and London unite to demand greater devolution

Media centreNews Press Release 15 May 2017 In a joint letter to the political parties, business chiefs have called for greater devolution to UK cities and regions as the next government focuses on Brexit negotiations. The North West Business Leadership Team, representing

May 15, 2017 0 comments

Spring snapshot of the London economy

News Our London Economic Panel convened last week, for its spring update from the Bank of England and GLA. Members were taken through a detailed picture of the London and wider UK economy, which presented cause for both optimism and caution.

May 4, 2017 0 comments

London business lays down manifesto challenge

Media centreNews Ahead of this year’s political manifestos, influential business group London First has set out a manifesto for how the next government can keep London working, growing the economy and getting the UK into the best possible position ahead of Brexit

May 2, 2017 0 comments

Our response to the industrial strategy consultation; the foundations of our 2017 manifesto

News The government intends to develop a new industrial strategy in preparation for Brexit, and to deliver a more balanced UK economy. A Green Paper was published in January, and over the last few months we’ve been talking to members, businesses

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Mayor of London praises businesses’ action on the housing crisis

Media centreNews Last night the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, praised London First’s proactive role in alleviating the impact of the housing crisis on employees across the capital through the Fifty Thousand Homes employer housing pledges. At an event at City Hall

April 7, 2017 0 comments

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