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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

Crossrail 2: why we’re calling for it, what we’re doing about it

Media centreNews We have been championing investment in London’s infrastructure since London First was established in 1992. Having successfully campaigned for Crossrail’s go-ahead nearly a decade ago, we’re now leading the way for its much needed successor. In the wake of Brexit,

April 6, 2017 0 comments

Advice for London business following Wednesday’s events at Westminster

Media centreNews Wednesday’s attack, in the heart of our capital, was terrible and all our thoughts are with the victims, their families and all the people caught up in what happened. While we are all undoubtedly shocked and saddened, now is the

March 24, 2017 0 comments

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