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London First appoints Jasmine Whitbread as chief executive

Media centreNews Jasmine Whitbread, FTSE 100 board member and former chief executive of Save the Children International, is joining London First as our new chief executive. Jasmine will join in December as our current chief executive, Baroness Jo Valentine, steps down at

October 3, 2016 0 comments

Let Britain Fly: The importance of air freight to UK exports

Media centreNews It’s not just businesses and residents in the south east that benefit from new runway capacity. Our campaign group, Let Britain Fly, has recently published a new report with CEBR showing that the Government’s continued failure to get on with

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Network Rail chief exec on how business can help fund rail improvements

Media centreNews Mark Carne, chief executive of Network Rail, spoke to London First members, setting out how the railways can help unlock housing supply. Speaking to members, Mr Carne said “Railways are not just important because more and more people are choosing

September 13, 2016 0 comments

London events at Party Conferences

Media centreNews This year’s Party Conferences will be the first chance to take stock of the new political landscape that is emerging post-referendum. The Conservative and Labour Conferences will see the introduction of new London First events. The ‘London Calling’ drinks receptions

September 12, 2016 0 comments

London tops PwC’s Cities of Opportunity list

Media centreNews London has maintained top spot as a centre for business, finance and culture, widening its lead over its competitors. PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7 report measures 30 cities across 10 indicators including transportation and infrastructure, the ease of doing business,

September 12, 2016 0 comments

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